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Beneil Dariush vs. Drakkar Klose scrapped from UFC Sacramento

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

A lightweight fight between Beneil Dariush and Drakkar Klose has been scrapped from the upcoming UFC Fight Night card in Sacramento on Saturday night.

UFC officials announced the news on Tuesday.

“Due to an injury suffered by Beneil Dariush, his lightweight bout with Drakkar Klose on this Saturday’s UFC Sacramento card has been cancelled,” UFC officials wrote in a statement.

“The card, which airs live on ESPN+ and is headlined by the bout between Germaine de Randamie and Aspen Ladd, will proceed at scheduled with 12 bouts.”

There’s no word on the injury suffered by Dariush or how long he’ll be out of action.

Dariush is currently riding a two-fight win streak including a submission victory over Drew Dober in his last outing.

As for Klose, he is on a similar two-fight win streak with his last win coming in December 2018.

It’s unclear at this time if the UFC will attempt to rebook the fight for a later date or move on to new opponents for both fighters in the future.

The main card for UFC Fight Night from Sacramento airs live on ESPN+ this Saturday night.