03/26/2015 05:54 EDT | Updated 05/26/2015 05:59 EDT

Canadian Jason Saggo injured in training, will miss UFC fight in Poland

TORONTO - Canadian lightweight Jason Saggo has had to pull out of a UFC fight in Poland next month after rupturing his Achilles tendon in training.

"Bad news!" tweeted the 29-year-old fighter, who lives 20 minutes north of Charlottetown.

Saggo's tweet included a clip of the injury occurring. It shows the fighter moving backwards during a sparring session when he suddenly falls to the ground and grabs his ankle.

"What was that," he says in obvious pain. "Was that my ankle?"

Saggo (10-2) was slated to fight Polish submission specialist Marcin Bandel on a televised Fight Night card April 11 in Krakow.

Saggo is 1-1 in the UFC, with a victory over Josh Shockley last June and a loss to Paul (The Irish Dragon) Felder in October.

A native of Bolton, Ont., Saggo moved to P.E.I. to follow coach Paul Abel.

America Votes
The latest polls, breaking news and analysis on the U.S. election from HuffPost’s Washington, D.C. bureau