Magny vs Chiesa Replaces Edwards vs Chimaev

UFC Fight Island 8 has a new headliner. Neil Magny vs Michael Chiesa will now replace Leon Edwards vs Khamzat Chimaev on January 20th. Chimaev was forced to pull out of the fight earlier this week due to complications from COVID 19.

Both Magny and Chiesa Will Put Their 3 Fight Win Streaks On The Line At UFC Fight Island 8

Neil Magny vs Michael Chiesa is a big match up in the Welterweight division. Both fighters are currently riding a three fight win streak and are in the Top 10 in the division. I love when the UFC puts together fights like this because it puts some respect on the UFC rankings. With Chiesa ranked #8 and Magny ranked #9 this is the perfect match up. Sure, we all would’ve loved to watch Edwards vs Chimaev, but according to Dana White that fight will be booked sometime in 2021. Here’s how the current lineup of UFC Fight Island 8 is looking…

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By Published On: December 31st, 2020Categories: MMA

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