Video: HyunSung Park out of UFC 302 after accident in gym leads to knee ligament rupture

Flyweight HyunSung Park won’t fight at UFC 302 after he suffered an injury during a recent training session.

Tuesday, Park (9-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) announced his withdrawal from the June 1 event at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. and shared a video of how he sustained the injury in the gym. Park revealed he suffered a torn knee ligament as a result of the accident.

“During the sparring preparation for this UFC 302, I collided with a colleague I trained with from an invisible angle because of the wind,” Park wrote on Instagram. “My knee was pushed too much inward and the internal ligament of my right knee ruptured, so I was unable to get out for this ufc 302. Sorry to everyone who helped this match.”

Park was scheduled to fight Andre Lima (8-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) on the prelims. Promotional newcomer Nyamjargal Tumendemberel (8-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC), nicknamed “Art of Knockout, replaces Park, a person with knowledge of the matchup informed MMA Junkie on Tuesday after an initial report by Eurosport NL.

The latest UFC 302 lineup now includes:

  • Islam Makhachev vs. Dustin Poirier – for lightweight title

  • Paulo Costa vs. Sean Strickland

  • Roman Dolidze vs. opponent TBA

  • Jailton Almeida vs. Alexandr Romanov

  • Joselyne Edwards vs. Ailin Perez

  • Bassil Hafez vs. Mickey Gall

  • Grant Dawson vs. Joe Solecki

  • Jake Matthews vs. Phil Rowe

  • Andre Lima vs. Nyamjargal Tumendemberel

  • Cesar Almeida vs. Roman Kopylov

  • Randy Brown vs. Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos

  • Alex Morono vs. Niko Price

  • Tatsuro Taira vs. Joshua Van

For more on the card, visit MMA Junkie’s event hub for UFC 302.

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