The first UFC event of November has lost one half of the featherweight main event.
Movsar Evloev was scheduled to meet Bryce Mitchell in the headlining bout of UFC Fight Night 214 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas on Nov 5. However, due to injury, Evloev (16-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) has pulled out of the contest, leaving Mitchell (15-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) without an opponent.
A source with knowledge of the unspecified injury confirmed the news to MMA Junkie following an initial report from ESPN Deportes.
At the time of reporting, it is unclear how the UFC will proceed with the main event, or if Mitchell will remain on the card and face a new opponent.
With the change, the UFC Fight Night 214 lineup includes:
- Bryce Mitchell vs. opponent TBA
- Neil Magny vs. Daniel Rodriguez
- Darrick Minner vs. Shayilan Nuerdanbieke
- Amanda Lemos vs. Marina Rodriguez
- Mario Bautista vs. Benito Lopez
- Nate Maness vs. Tagir Ulanbekov
- Ramona Pascual vs. Tamires Vidal
- Jinh Yu Frey vs. Polyana Viana
- Carlos Candelario vs. Jake Hadley
- Miranda Maverick vs. Shanna Young
- Josh Parisian vs. Chase Sherman
- Jailton Almeida vs. Maxim Grishin