Monday, January 17, 2022

Damir Hadzovic vs. Yancy Medeiros Pulled From UFC Vegas 27

UFC Vegas 27 lost a fight just hours before the event was slated to get started. 

Damir Hadzovic vs. Yancy Medeiros in a lightweight bout was supposed to be the second fight on the prelims of this card, but news broke that the fight was pulled to Damir having health issues. 

The promotion won’t get a replacement fighter for Medeiros due to the late notice of the fight cancellation. Now, the fight card will have 12 fights with six of those coming on the main card. 

Hadzovic was hoping to snap a two-fight losing streak here as he dropped a unanimous decision to Christos Giagos in June 2019 then a first-round submission loss to Renato Moicano in March 2020.

On the flip side, Medeiros was riding a three-fight losing streak with his latest defeat coming at the hands of Lando Vannata in February 2020.

UFC  Vegas 27 is set to take place tonight (Saturday, May 22, 2021) in Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC Apex facility. Cody Garbrandt vs. Rob Font will headline it. Make sure to check out our coverage starting at 4 PM ET.

UFC Vegas 27 Card

Main Card (7 PM ET, ESPN+)

  • Bantamweight bout: Cody Garbrandt vs. Rob Font
  • Women’s strawweight bout: Carla Esparza vs. Yan Xiaonan
  • Heavyweight bout:  Justin Tafa vs. Jared Vanderaa
  • Women’s featherweight bout: Felicia Spencer vs. Norma Dumont
  • Featherweight bout:  Bill Algeo vs. Ricardo Ramos
  • Middleweight bout: Jack Hermansson vs. Edmen Shahbazyan

Preliminary Card (4 PM ET, ESPN+)

  • Heavyweight bout:  Ben Rothwell vs. Chris Barnett
  • Welterweight bout: Court McGee vs. Claudio Silva
  • Flyweight bout: Victor Rodriguez vs. Bruno Silva
  • Featherweight bout:  Josh Culibao vs. Yilan Sha
  • Flyweight bout: David Dvorak vs. Juancamilo Ronderos
  • Lightweight bout: Rafael Alves vs. Damir Ismagulov

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