Ruslan Magomedov Forced Out of UFC Fight Night 86 with Knee Injury

Heavyweight Ruslan Magomedov (14-1) has been forced to withdraw from his UFC Fight Night 86 bout against Gabriel Gonzaga (17-10) due to injury. The Russian broke the news on Twitter.

Magomedov is on a nine-fight winning streak. He last competed in October, defeating Shawn Jordan by unanimous decision at UFC 192. Currently ranked 14 in the heavyweight division, Magomedov expects to be back in action ‘soon.’ UFC is seeking a replacement.

UFC Fight Night 86 takes place on April 10 in Zagreb, Croatia. The event is headlined by a heavyweight showdown between Ben Rothwell and former champion Junior dos Santos.

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