Rodrigo Damm out of Wednesday’s UFN 29 with kidney problems

Saturday, October 05, 2013

Issues relating to weight cutting have arisen again, as UFC featherweight Rodrigo Damm was forced to withdraw from his fight with Hacran Dias at UFN 29 in Barueri, Brazil on Wednesday.

According to a report from MMAFighting, Damm suffered from kidney stones while cutting weight, and was removed from the card by the UFC.

Damm was forced to withdraw from the semi finals  of TUF: Brazil 1 early last year, also due to kidney issues.

UFN 29 will now go on with 10 fights:
Main card:
Demian Maia vs. Jake Shields
Erick Silva vs. Dong Hyun Kim
Thiago Silva vs. Matt Hamill
Fabio Maldonado vs. Joey Beltran
Rousimar Palhares vs. Mike Pierce
Raphael Assuncao vs. T.J. Dillashaw
Prelim card:
Ildemar Alcantara vs. Igor Araujo
Yan Cabral vs. David Mitchell
Iliarde Santos vs. Chris Cariaso
Allan Patrick vs. Garrett Whiteley