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Following announcement that the up coming UFC 233 reveal in Anaheim, Calif., was canceled, five spells scheduled for that Jan. 26 event have received new dates.
Paul Felder (15-4) can observe a light weight fight opposite James Vick (13-2) actually rescheduled for another period in the wake of the UFC 233 cancellation, the UFC announced Thursday. The two were booked to confront off in UFC Boise in July, only for Vick to bow out with a injury. These were supposed to struggle in January, but may now be a portion of the UFC’s ESPN tv highest on Feb. 17 at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix. ESPN was first to examine the movement.
ESPN also has reported that flyweight contenders Joseph Benavidez (26-5) and Deiveson Figueiredo (15-0) will see their bout take place ahead of schedule since they’ll now struggle in the UFC’s debut on the ESPN+ streaming service, that takes place in Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Jan. 19.
To add another wrinkle, Yahoo Sports is reporting which Benavidez is in consideration as an alternate for the Jan. 19 flyweight championship event between Henry Cejudo and bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw.
Also first reported by ESPN, strawweights Cynthia Calvillo (7-1) and also Cortney Casey (8-6) have already been moved into the Feb. 17 show. Even the UFC officially announced which change on societal networking.
A women’s bantamweight struggle between Yana Kunitskaya (11-4, 1 NC) and Marion Reneau (9-4-1) will now take place in an ESPN+ show on March 4 having a spot to be ascertained, according to societal media upgrades from both fighters.
MMAjunkie was first to report that set of bout changes.