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Roger Gracie Withdraws From Sengoku 5

Roger GracieRoger Gracie has been forced to withdraw from his upcoming Sengoku 5 bout against Travis Wiuff due to a rib injury, according to

On Sept. 8, Gracie was sparring when he took a hard kick to the ribs. After being examined by renowned physiotherapist Dr. Kevin Lidlow, who has previously worked with the British Olympic team, Gracie was diagnosed with an intermuscular tear to the intercostal muscle between the sixth and seventh left ribs.

Gracie is currently undergoing physiotherapy, and Lidlow has advised the grappling kingpin that he should not train for at least four weeks, at which point he will be reassessed with the possibility of resuming light, controlled training.

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