Tough break for Cody Garbrandt -- who's officially out of his flyweight championship fight at UFC 255 after suffering a freak injury to his arm.
"No Love" was initially scheduled to take on flyweight champ Deiveson Figueiredo in the main event on Nov. 21.
It was supposed to be Cody's first fight in the flyweight division. He had previously held the title in the bantamweight division.
"I tore my bicep on Monday," Garbrandt said on his Facebook page.
"The UFC decided to replace me but told me I’ll face the winner."
Figueiredo will now face #4 ranked flyweight fighter Alex Perez instead. Perez is on a 3-fight win streak, including a victory over Jussier Formiga at UFC 250 back in June.
Garbrandt added, "Time to heal and stay ready. Control what you can control in this life. I always count my blessings when negative things arise. #gratitude."
No word on when Garbrandt will be cleared to return to action -- but we're hoping for a speedy recovery.
Get well soon, champ.
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