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John Dodson vs Pedro Munhoz pulled from UFC Belem following weight-cutting fiasco

UFC Fight Night: Dodson v Gamburyan Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was forced to cancel the UFC Fight Night 125 co-main event between John Dodson and Pedro Munhoz, scheduled for this Sat. night (Feb. 3, 2018) inside Mangueirinho Gymnasium in Belem, Brazil, after “The Young Punisher” failed to make weight.

Relive the drama here.

Taking over co-headlining duties is the flyweight bout between former women’s bantamweight title contender Valentina Shevchenko and local bruiser Priscila Cachoeira, who makes her Octagon debut in Belem.

It was a tough day on the scale all around as Michel Prazeres also came in heavy (161) for his lightweight contest against Desmond Green, while Eryk Anders blew up the scale at 187.9 and needed an extra hour to hit the 186 mark.

UFC Belem will proceed with 11 fights. will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC Fight Night 125 fight card on fight night (click here), starting with the UFC Fight Pass “Prelims” matches online at 7:30 p.m. ET, followed by the FOX Sports 1 “Prelims” bouts at 8 p.m. ET, before the main card start time at 10 p.m. ET, also on FOX Sports 1.

For much more on UFC Fight Night 125 click here.

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