FFC 27 Night of Champions is to take place this Saturday at the Zagreb Arena and its fight card underwent one more major change when it comes to MMA matches. Moldavia’s Pavel Dofoftei will thus be replaced by Estonia’s Andy Manzolo who is to fight UFC veteran David Mitchell.
Doroftei injured his right fist in one of his last sparring before the match and will have to rest for a longer period of time. However, excellent Estonian fighter Andy Manzolo stepped up on short notice. He has a score of 13 wins and 4 losses and in the match with the UFC veteran he is to try to win the biggest prize in his career – FFC middleweight belt.
Mitchell and Doroftei were initially to fight at the FFC 26 in Springfield, Massachusetts this summer but Doroftei did not make it due to visa problems. This time he sustained an injury but there is no doubt that the will meet in the FFC ring eventually.