[div class=”notice” class2=”icon”]The following is from an article on MMA-Japan, part of the MiddleEasy Network.[/div]
Hayato “Mach” Sakurai has withdrawn from his bout against champion Marius Zaromskis. News of this was reported by Daniel Herbertson of mmafighting.com via twitter. According to Mr. Herbertson, Sakurai was injured sometime two to three days ago. The injury was not disclosed at the time of writing.
Eiji Ishikawa has stepped in his place to face the Whitemare.
This is the third such bout that has been plagued with injury. Todd Duffee’s bout with Nick Gaston was scratched earlier this week, as well as Tatsuya Kawajiri’s bout with Willamy Friere who was replaced by Drew Fickett.