Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) today canceled the welterweight matchup between Ramazan Kuramagomedov and Alex Oliveira after the undefeated Russian was forced to withdraw from tomorrow night’s (Feb. 27) bout due to illness.
That’s according to a report from MMA Fighting.
Kuramagomedov (8-0) never made it to the UFC Vegas 20 weigh ins, so while COVID-19 is usually the first suspect in these sorts of cases, a botched weight cut could also be to For complete UFC Vegas 20 weigh-in results and video click here.
No word yet on whether or not the promotion plans to reschedule their 170-pound showdown for a later date. UFC has four live events in March (see the complete schedule here) so there is certainly room to negotiate.
blame. Expect those details to trickle in later today.