UFC 278 has lost a fight prior to the official weigh-ins starting in Salt Lake City.
Miranda Maverick introduced that her bout on Saturday’s card has been cancelled after her opponent Shanna Young became hospitalized.
“Welp…combat is off guys,” Maverick wrote. “Shanna Young is withinside the clinic from illness (assuming from weight cut) and I desire her a complete and rapid recovery. We had been ready, tremendous prepared, and progressed a lot for this camp. I made weight already (inside a pound to go with the flow off via way of means of morning).
“I’m hoping to nonetheless watch a few surely right fights on Saturday and get again withinside the cage as quickly as possible. Thank you for the help and thanks to my crew who has invested in me and the those who got here out for this combat.”
Additional reassets showed to MMA Fighting that Young became reducing weight while she began out experiencing signs that in the long run pressured her to be taken to a nearby clinic for treatment, which in flip brought about the combat cancellation.
It’s unlucky information for the combatants as each Young and Maverick had been trying to construct off latest wins.
Maverick had dispatched Sabina Mazo via way of means of submission in March at the same time as Young placed on an outstanding displaying with a TKO victory in opposition to Gina Mazany again in April in her go back to flyweight.
Now it seems Young will must relaxation and get better after she became hospitalized on Friday morning together along with her combat in opposition to Maverick now cancelled.
UFC 278 will now flow ahead with 12 overall fights with a brand new bout order predicted after Maverick and Young had been pulled from the initial card.