Amsterdam, Holland — Another significant change has been made to next Friday’s “HDNET FIGHTS PRESENTS M-1 GLOBAL BREAKTHROUGH” telecast (live at 10 p.m. ET), with “The Iron Bull” John Doyle stepping in to fight Karl Amoussou on Aug. 28 in Kansas City at the historic Memorial Hall (tickets available at Ticketmaster.com and all local Ticketmaster outlets) following an injury to Nick Thompson.
“Nick was sparring very hard on Monday and sustained a cut,” said M-1 Global (www.M-1Global.com) Vice President of Live Events Joe Kelly. “Nick alerted us immediately, and like a true fighter he had the cut glued instead of immediately getting stitches. He did everything in his power not to pull out of this fight and kept us informed all day. However, in the end, his doctor wouldn’t clear him to fight. It’s unfortunate but fighter safety always comes first.”