UFC Columbus is the entire map down to twelve bouts following closing minute cancellation

Ilir Latifi
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Tonight’s UFC Columbus tournament is the entire map down to an total of twelve contests following a closing minute fight cancellation.

On Saturday afternoon, UFC officers announced that a scheduled heavyweight fight between Ilir Latifi and Aleksei Oleinik used to be now not taking location this evening.

According the promotion, Latifi vs. Oleinik used to be scratched on account of a “non-COVID linked illness” suffered by the Swede.

Latifi (15-8 MMA) had most previously competed in June of 2021, the place he picked up a rupture up option opt over Tanner Boser.

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Within the intervening time, Aleksei Oleinik (59-16-1 MMA) had hopes of snapping his present three-fight losing skid this evening in Columbus. ‘The Boa Constrictor’ will now must for Latifi to win healthy and UFC officers to reschedule the matchup.

UFC Columbus is headlined by a key heavyweight contest that comprises Curtis Blaydes taking on Chris Daukaus.

UFC Columbus, Curtis Blaydes, Chris Daukaus

Blaydes (15-3 MMA) will possible be returning to scuttle for the major time since September of 2021, the place he earned a unanimous option victory over Jairzinho Rozenstruik.

Within the intervening time, Chris Daukaus (12-4 MMA) will enter tonight’s UFC Columbus tournament in hopes of rebounding from his contemporary knockout loss to ‘The Black Beast’.

Derive tonight’s as much as the moment UFC Columbus lineup beneath:

UFC Columbus Major Card (ESPN+ at 7pm EST)

Curtis Blaydes vs. Chris Daukaus

Joanne Wood vs. Alexa Grasso

Matt Brown vs. Bryan Barberena

Askar Askarov vs. Kai Kara-France

Marc Diakiese vs. Viacheslav Borshchev

UFC Columbus Prelims (ESPN+ at 4pm EST)

Neil Magny vs. Max Griffin

Sara McMann vs. Karol Rosa

Chris Gutierrez vs. Batgerel Danaa

Aliaskhab Khizriev vs. Denis Tiuliulin

Jennifer Maia vs. Manon Fiorot

Matheus Nicolau vs. David Dvorak

Luis Saldana vs. Bruno Souza

Who are you selecting to opt tonight’s UFC Columbus fights?

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