UFC 278 fighter hospitalized, pulled from Aug. 20 PPV match in Salt Lake The city

UFC 278 fighter hospitalized, pulled from Aug. 20 PPV match in Salt Lake The city

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The flyweight bout between Shanna More youthful and Miranda Maverick used to be as soon as canceled earlier this morning after “The Shanimal” used to be as soon as hospitalized with complications from reducing weight, leaving Maverick without an opponent for this Sat. night time (Aug. 20) in Salt Lake The city.

Their 125-pound scrap used to be as soon as scheduled for the ABC/ESPN/ESPN+ “Prelims” card.

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“Welp…fight is off guys,” Maverick wrote on Instagram. “Shanna More youthful is inside the clinic from illness (assuming from weight decrease) and I would like her an entire and fast recovery. We have now been ready, super in a position, and advanced this sort of lot for this camp. I made weight already (within a pound to glide off by way of morning). I’m hoping to however watch some actually superb fights on Saturday and get once more inside the cage as soon as conceivable. Thank you for the reinforce and because of my body of workers who has invested in me and the people who were given right here out for this fight.”

The More youthful body of workers has however to the touch upon her state of affairs.

Maverick (10-4) is coming off a submission victory over Sabina Mazo at UFC Vegas 50 once more in March. As for More youthful (8-4), moreover unranked at 125 pounds, she snapped a two-fight losing streak by way of fighting Gina Mazany as part of the UFC Vegas 53 match in late April.

With a bit of luck UFC can rebook More youthful vs. Maverick for an upcoming card.

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