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Watch: Chas Skelly finds out Jamall Emmers can’t compete in their UFC Vegas 19 fight because of back spasms

Chas Skelly has responded to the cancelation of his featherweight bout towards Jamall Emmers on the UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Lewis occasion (February twentieth, 2021).

The UFC featherweight mainstay, Chas Skelly, was already contained in the octagon after making his official entrance. Skelly appeared primed to conflict with Jamall Emmers in what was anticipated to be an entertaining featherweight matchup.

However, that wasn’t to be. The UFC broadcast staff was knowledgeable that Jamall Emmers had a medical emergency backstage. Emmers suffered back spasms proper earlier than his UFC featherweight fight towards Chas Skelly. And whereas Emmers was but to make his entrance, Skelly was already contained in the octagon when the UFC commentators revealed that the fight is off.

Furthermore, the octagon announcer too confirmed that as a result of Jamall Emmers having suffered a medical emergency, the bout between Chas Skelly and Emmers gained’t be going down. Fans can examine out Chas Skelly’s response to the bout’s cancelation beneath:

Before exiting the octagon, Chas Skelly spoke to Michael Bisping, with the latter being seated in the commentary sales space close to the octagon. Skelly instructed that he’d wish to get his win bonus and requested Bisping for affirmation as as to if or not he’d be paid the bonus. Moreover, Chas Skelly additionally reiterated the identical in an interview he gave after the bout was canceled. Skelly acknowledged:

“I feel like I should get my win bonus – Because I weighed in, I made weight, (and) I stepped in the cage. That’s how I feel. I hope Jamall’s Okay. No animosity. It s*cks. I have a lot of people who came out here to watch me fight. I have a ton of people who came. This was an emotional camp for me because I had a major surgery and I came back and I worked so hard.”

Chas Skelly hasn’t competed since September 2019

Chas Skelly (left); Jamall Emmers (right)
Chas Skelly (left); Jamall Emmers (proper)

Chas Skelly’s final fight was a unanimous resolution win over Jordan Griffin in September 2019. Skelly solely competed in a pair of MMA fights in 2017, as soon as in 2018, and as soon as in 2019 – partaking in simply 4 MMA bouts relationship all the way in which back to 2017.

Needless to say, Chas Skelly was wanting ahead to returning to the octagon and competing. Skelly, who’s famous that he has a troublesome weight reduce to make the featherweight restrict, is unlikely to make a fast turnaround and fight quickly after only in the near past having made weight for the bout towards Emmers.

Sportskeeda needs Jamall Emmers a protected and speedy restoration.

Published 21 Feb 2021, 05:51 IST

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