ADCC Finaland just lost one of the most hyped superfights.
Due to injury American Top Team Ricardo Liborio will be unable to face Bellator light heavyweight Chael Sonnen.
Liborio reportedly suffered a knee injury in training and was told he’ll be unable to recover in time.
Liborio has an incredibly impressive record and is one of the highest esteemed coaches around. Back in 2015 he managed to defeat Ze Mario Sperry at ADCC 2015 in Sao Paulo.
Liborio reportedly tore through his ACL and will have to undergo surgery. He fully intends to keep competing in future.
It’s unclear at this time if Chael Sonnen will be grappling someone else come September. However he is scheduled to face Wanderlei Silva in the 180th edition of Bellator on June 24th.
The 2017 edition of Abu Dhabi Combat Club Submission Wrestling World Championship will take place at the Espoo Metro Areena in Espoo, Finland, between Sept. 22 and Sept. 24.