The veteran of the welterweight division, Neil Magny is out of his upcoming fight with Vicente Luque.
It has been confirmed that Magny has been forced to withdraw from the UFC Rochester event this Saturday, where Luque and Magny were supposed to co-main event. This news was first reported by MMAjunkie.
According to reports, UFC officials are right now looking for a replacement for Magny to keep Luque on the card.
The reason for Magny’s withdrawal has not been disclosed. This was to be the 28-fight veteran’s first appearance of 2019 after going 1-1 last year with a first-round KO of Craig White and a fourth-round KO loss to Santiago Ponzinibbio.
The card now looks as follows (without the Neil Magny vs Vicente Luque fight or replacement) :
MAIN CARD (ESPN+, 8 p.m. ET)
Rafael dos Anjos vs. Kevin Lee
Vicente Luque vs. opponent TBA
Ian Heinisch vs. Antonio Carlos Junior
Megan Anderson vs. Felicia Spencer
Nik Lentz vs. Charles Oliveira
Austin Hubbard vs. Davi Ramos
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN+, 5 p.m. ET)
Sijara Eubanks vs. Aspen Ladd
Desmond Green vs. Charles Jourdain
Michel Pereira vs. Danny Roberts
Grant Dawson vs. Mike Trizano
Patrick Cummins vs. Ed Herman
Zak Cummings vs. Trevin Giles
Julio Arce vs. Julian Erosa