Magnus Cedenblad injury and UFC searching for new opponent for Alessio Sakara at UFC Fight Night 30

An undisclosed injury has forced Magnus Cedenblad to pull out of his UFC Fight Night 30 against Alessio Sakara and the UFC is looking for a new opponent for Sakara. Fight Night 30 Poster

UFC officials announced the change on Monday following a report by MMA Junkie.

UFC Fight Night 30 on October 26th will come from the Manchester Arena and card will be headlined by a middleweight bout as Mark Munoz meets Lyoto Machida.

Cedenblad had been an injury replacement for Tom Watson, who was originally scheduled to face Sakara. In today’s announcement of the change, the UFC did not say what the injury was that forced Cedenblad off the card and how long he will be out for.

The current UFC Fight Night 30: Machida vs. Munoz card is below.

Main Card: (Fox Sports 2 – 3 p.m. ET/12 p.m. PT)
Lyoto Machida (19-4) vs. Mark Munoz (13-3)
Ross Pearson (15-6) vs. Melvin Guillard (31-12-2, 1NC)
Jimi Manuwa (13-0) vs. Ryan Jimmo (18-2)
Norman Parke (18-2) vs. Jon Tuck (7-0)
Alessio Sakara (19-10, 1NC) vs. TBA
John Lineker (22-6) vs. Phil Harris (22-10, 1NC)

Preliminary Card: (Facebook – 12 p.m. ET/9 a.m. PT)
Piotr Hallman (14-1) vs. Al Iaquinta (6-2-1)
Luke Barnatt (6-0) vs. Andrew Craig (9-1)
Rosi Sexton (13-3) vs. Jessica Andrade (9-3)
Cole Miller (19-8) vs. Andy Ogle (9-2)
Jimy Hettes (10-1) vs. Mike Wilkinson (8-1)
Brad Scott (8-2) vs. Michael Kuiper (12-2)