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Chris Curtis Steps in for Till to Face Hermansson


UFC London: Darren Till has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled bout against Jack Hermansson. The fight which was supposed to…

UFC London: Darren Till has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled bout against Jack Hermansson. The fight which was supposed to take place at the upcoming UFC London event will now see Chris Curtis step in on short notice.  Follow UFC Live Updates and UFC news with InsideSport.IN

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It is being said that the former UFC title challenger has suffered an injury which forced him to withdraw from the fight. However, there hasn’t been any details revealed about the same just yet. Interestingly, this is not the first time Darren Till has opted out from his fight against Jack Hermansson. The two were supposed to fight back in December 2020 as well but Till withdrew from the fight back then too.

The news of Darren Till withdrawing from the fight was reported by MMA journalist Simo Head, who took to Twitter to reveal:

“Darren Till is out of #UFCLondon, per reports. In-form Chris Curtis has already agreed to step in to face Jack Hermansson. Curtis is on an eight-fight win streak, with #UFC wins over Phil Hawes, Brendan Allen and Rodolfo Vieira.”

UFC London: Chris Curtis Steps in to Face Jack Hermansson as Darren Till Withdraws with UNDISCLOSED INJURY

Chris Curtis who is stepping in on short notice is having an impressive run of form inside the octagon. ‘The Action Man’ is riding an eight-fight win streak overall. He was most recently seen in action against Rodolfo Viera on June 26th where he earned a unanimous decision victory.

UFC London: Chris Curtis Steps in to Face Jack Hermansson as Darren Till Withdraws
UFC London: Chris Curtis Steps in to Face Jack Hermansson as Darren Till Withdraws with UNDISCLOSED INJURY

Jack Hermansson on the flip side is coming off a split decision loss against Sean Strickland, the two clashed back in February this year. It will be interesting to see how Chris Curtis compares against a much more experienced Hermansson at the UFC London fight card.

The event will be headlined by a heavyweight clash between Curtis Blaydes and Tom Aspinall with several other interesting bouts on the card.

UFC London: Chris Curtis Steps in to Face Jack Hermansson as Darren Till Withdraws with UNDISCLOSED INJURY

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