The upcoming UFC Vegas 60 card took a hit after Giga Chikadze was forced to withdraw from his upcoming co-main event with Sodiq Yusuff on September 17.
Multiple people confirmed the news to MMA Fighting on Wednesday following an initial report from MMA Junkie. Substitute opponents have the potential to face Yosef on the card.
Chikadze looked to be recovering from a unanimous decision loss to Calvin Kattar in their last fight, which prevented a nine-game winning streak at Georgia featherweight. It now appears that he has to wait longer to get back into action after falling off the card.
As for Yusuff, the 29-year-old fighter will have news awaiting potential opponents as he looks to beat Alex Casere in his latest appearance in March s. Overall, Yusuff went 5-1 in the UFC, with his only loss coming in a decision against Arnold Allen.
UFC Vegas 60 Card headlines bantamweight bout Corey Sandhagen vs. Song Yadong.
Mike Heck contributed to this report.