UFC Vegas 7 Loses Its Co-main Event Just Hours Before The Kick off

Prateek Arya
|Published 22/08/2020

Just hours before the start of the ultimate event i.e., UFC Vegas 7, the initial co-main event of the night is removed from the fight card, following the ever-present Covid misfortune.

UFC Vegas 7 becomes another UFC event to get influenced by SARS-COV-2 virus. The Co-main event of the night, the Light Heavyweight Bout between Ovince Saint Preux and Alonzo Menifield is off from the fight card, as Ovince Saint Preux with a positive Covid-19 result had to withdraw from the event. However, as per sources the fight is only removed from the current event, and is now rescheduled for the September 5 fight night event.

According to Ovince’s manager, this is the second time he has caught the deadly virus, and is currently safe and asymptomatic.

Also read: UFC Vegas 7: Date, Time, and Streaming Details

UFC Vegas 7 Modified Fight Card

After the removal, the night is curtailed to 9 fights.

Main Card

  • Bantamweight Fight (Main Event): Pedro Munhoz Vs. Frankie Edgar
  • Light Heavyweight Fight (Co-main): Marcin Prachinio Vs. Mike Rodriguez
  • Women Flyweight Fight: Maria Agapova Vs. Shana Dobson
  • Welterweight Fight: Daniel Rodriguez Vs. Dwight Grant

Preliminary Card

  • Women Strawweight Fight: Amanda Lemos Vs. Mizuki Inoue
  • Lightweight Fight: Austin Hubbard Vs. Solecki
  • Light Heavyweight Fight: Ike Villanueva Vs. Jordan Wright
  • Welterweight Fight: Carlton Minus Vs. Matthew Semelsberger
  • Catchweight Fight: Trevin Jones Vs. Timur Valiev

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