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UFC 278 fight CANCELLED prior to weigh-ins



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Shanna Young and Miranda Maverick was supposed to fight at UFC 278. Photo: Jeff Bottari / Handout Photo via USA TODAY Sports and via Instagram (@shanimalshannayoung)

Unfortunately, tomorrows stacked UFC event has lost a bout prior to the weigh-ins. Miranda Maverick recently announced that her opponent Shanna Young was hospitalized and that the fight is cancelled.

“Fight is off guys. Shanna Young is in the hospital from illness (assuming from weight cut) and I wish her a full and fast recovery. We were ready, super prepared, and improved so much for this camp,” Maverick wrote on Instagram.

In a new Instagram post, Maverick called out flyweights Maycee Barber and Joanne Wood.

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UFC 278: Usman vs. Edwards 2 – Full fight card

Main card

  • Welterweight: Kamaru Usman vs. Leon Edwards
  • Middleweight: Paulo Costa vs. Luke Rockhold
  • Bantamweight: José Aldo vs. Merab Dvalishvili
  • Heavyweight: Marcin Tybura vs. Alexander Romanov
  • Light heavyweight: Tyson Pedro vs. Harry Hunsucker


  • Lightweight: Leonardo Santos vs. Jared Gordon
  • Women’s bantamweight: Wu Yanan vs. Lucie Pudilová
  • Featherweight: Sean Woodson vs. Luis Saldaña
  • Women’s bantamweight: Miranda Maverick vs. Shanna Young CANCELLED

Early prelims

  • Welterweight: A.J. Fletcher vs. Ange Loosa
  • Flyweight: Francisco Figueiredo vs. Amir Albazi
  • Bantamweight: Aori Qileng vs. Jay Perrin
  • Flyweight Daniel Lacerda vs. Victor Altamirano

*Bout order and number of fights can change.

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Read more: UFC 278: Usman vs. Edwards 2 – Full Fight Card, Start Time & How to Watch

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