Barroso Withdraws, Narvaez faces Cummins at UFC Fight Night Albuquerque


Roger Narvaez

Instead of challenging Bubba Bush for the Legacy Middleweight title on June 14. Roger Narvaez (6-0) on June 7, will make his octagon debut up a weight class replacing Francimar Barroso (16-5); against Patrick Cummins (4-1); at UFC Fight Night Albuquerque.

Barroso was looking to get back in the win column coming off a split decision loss to Hans Stringer, that ended a 4 fight win streak.

Narvaez, nicknamed “The Silverback” is coming off a Legacy 23 promotional debut debut split decision win over Hayward Charles. Narvaez a Texas native has 3 of 5 stoppages by (T)KO.

Cummins is coming off a short notice TKO loss to Daniel Cormier in the co- main event of UFC 170. Cummins in his first 4 MMA bouts won all 4 in the 1st round with 2 TKO’s and 2 submissions.

UFC Fight Night Albuquerque take place at New Mexico’s Tingley Coliseum on June 7; and is headlined by Rustam “Tiger” Khabilov against former UFC Lightweight champion Benson “Smooth” Henderson.

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