Posted April 2, 2014 by Paul W in News

Shayna Baszler injuried, Leslie Smith offers to step in

Shayna Baszler (15-8) was scheduled to fight former Strikeforce bantamweight champion Sarah Kaufman (16-2) during The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale.  Unfortunately, Baszler suffered an undisclosed injury and is officially out.

Leslie Smith (6-4-1) has taken to twitter offering to step in.

@ufc I want to fight Kaufman! I am ready and willing!

— Leslie Smith (@LeslieSmith_GF) April 2, 2014

Smith and Kaufman have fought before, facing each other in a Fight of the Night bout for Invicta Fighting Championship.

Stay tuned….

Paul W