“Sad to share that I suffered an injury, will not be fighting on
June 10,” he wrote. “I’ll focus on what I can do and be back. Thank
you for the support.”
UFC Fight Night 110 takes place at Vector Arena in Auckland, New
Zealand, and is headlined by a heavyweight duel pitting Mark Hunt
Lewis. It is unclear if Nguyen will remain on the card against
a replacement opponent.
One of the top 125-pound talents in the sport, Benavidez’s only two
losses in 14 Octagon appearances have come at the hands of reigning
flyweight king Demetrious
Johnson. Benavidez is current;u on a six-fight winning streak
that includes a split-decision triumph against Henry
Cejudo in his most recent outing at “The Ultimate Fighter 24”
finale on Dec. 3.
Nguyen has won three of his first four Octagon appearances. Most
recently, the Integrated MMA representative took a unanimous
decision over Geane
Herrera at UFC Fight Night 101 on Nov. 26.