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The stacked UFC 280 in Abu Dhabi loses three fights!



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Former lightweight champion Charles “do Bronx” Oliveria will fight Islam Makhachev at UFC 280. Photo: Troy Taormina – USA TODAY Sports

UFC 280 will take place on October 22 at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi. The massive card is headlined by a lightweight title bout where former champion Charles “do Bronx” Oliveria will take on Islam Makhachev. We will aslo se a bantamweight title fight in the co-main event, where champion Aljamain Sterling will face former two-time champion T.J. Dillashaw.

However, the stacked lineup has lost three fighters from the preliminary card.

Australian lightweight Jamie Mullarkey has pulled out from his fight against Magomed Mustafaev due to an injury, according to MMA Junkie.

Slim Trabelsi was expected to step in against Parker Porter after Hamdy Abdelwahab pulled out. However, Trabelsi is now off the card as well. With both Abdelwahab and Trabelsi out, Porter stands without opposition.

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UFC 280 main card is still intact

  • Lightweight title bout: Charles Oliveira vs. Islam Makhachev
  • Bantamweight title bout: Aljamain Sterling vs. T.J. Dillashaw
  • Sean O’Malley vs. Petr Yan
  • Beneil Dariush vs. Mateusz Gamrot
  • Katlyn Chookagian vs. Manon Fiorot
  • Sean Brady vs. Belal Muhammad
  • Caio Borralho vs. Makhmud Muradov
  • Nikita Krylov vs. Volkan Oezdemir
  • Lucas Almeida vs. Zubaira Tukhugov
  • Magomed Mustafaev vs. TBA
  • Abubakar Nurmagomedov vs. Gadzhi Omargadzhiev
  • A.J. Dobson vs. Armen Petrosyan
  • Malcolm Gordon vs. Muhammad Mokaev
  • Lina Lansberg vs. Karol Rosa

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