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LI's Andrew Leone out of One FC title fight

Andrew Leone, who wrestled at Center Moriches High

Andrew Leone, who wrestled at Center Moriches High School, makes his entrance to a One FC MMA fight in Southeast Asia. (Credit: One FC)

Andrew Leone, a Center Moriches native, was forced to pull out of his shot at the One FC flyweight title three days shy of the fight because of a knee injury.

Leone tweeted Wednesday that he has a slight tear of the medial collateral ligament (MCL) in his knee.

Leone (6-2) was scheduled to fight Shinichi Kojimain the Singapore-based promotion's inaugural flyweight title bout.

No replacement will be named for the One FC card on Sept. 13 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Instead, a lightweight bout between Kotetsu Boku (20-8) and Vuyisile Colossa (5-4) will be elevated to the main event.

Tags: one fc , long island , andrew leone

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