The highly anticipated fight card for UFC 230 has experienced more than its fair share of changes. Now, however, it would appear that the event has lost yet another match up.
UFC 230 is set to take place Saturday, Nov. 3. The event will take place from within the illustrious Madison Square Garden in New York and will be featured live on pay-per-view for fight fans around the world.
Sijara Eubanks was initially set to fight Valentina Shevchenko in the night’s main event. However, the fight has since been replaced by a heavyweight title fight between Derrick Lewis and reigning champion Daniel Cormier.
Meanwhile, Nate Diaz was initially set to fight Dustin Poirier in the co-headliner. However, the fight was cancelled after Poirier pulled out over an injury.
Luke Rockhold was then set to fight Chris Weidman for the replacement co-main event. But, Rockhold pulled out of the fight after suffering an injury of his own.
Weidman will now fight Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza for the night’s co-main event. UFC 230 was also set to feature a fight between Domingo Pilarte and Brian Kelleher. However, Pilarte has since been pulled from the fight. Kelleher will now face Montel Jackson.
Following the bevy of card changes to UFC 230, yet another fight has been altered. As reported by MMA Nytt, Ruslan Magomedov is no longer fighting Marcos Rogrrio de Lima.
De Lima is now set to fight replacement opponent Adam Wieczorek.