UFC 263 has lost a scheduled light-weight matchup after one fighter was involved in a car accident.
Camacho (22-9 MMA, 2-5 UFC) was location to return to motion after a 365 days some distance from the cage however was involved in a car accident in Los Angeles, forcing him out of Saturday’s fight with Frevola (8-2-1 MMA, 2-2 UFC), an individual with information of the scenario told MMA Junkie on Tuesday.
Camacho’s injuries are no longer believed to be serious or lifestyles threatening. There are no further dinky print in the present day. Camacho made a Monday look on MMA Junkie Radio.
Frevola will remain on the card. According to two other folks with information of the scenario, Terrence McKinney has verbally agreed to replace Camacho. MMA reporter Marcel Dorff first reported news of Camacho’s withdrawal
McKinney (10-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC) is coming off a first-round TKO finish in the main tournament of LFA 109 this previous Friday. The fight will help as his long-awaited UFC debut on very brief recognize.
In July 2019, McKinney competed for a UFC contract on Dana White’s Contender Series however was knocked out by a Sean Woodson flying knee in the second round. He’s 3-1 since then and riding a 3-fight winning fling.
The updated UFC 263 lineup:
MAIN CARD (ESPN+ pay-per-stare, 10 p.m. ET)
- Champ Israel Adesanya vs. Marvin Vettori – for middleweight title
- Champ Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno – for flyweight title
- Nate Diaz vs. Leon Edwards
- Demian Maia vs. Belal Muhammad
- Paul Craig vs. Jamahal Hill
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN, ESPN+, 8 p.m. ET)
- Drew Dober vs. Brad Riddell
- Eryk Anders vs. Darren Stewart
- Joanne Calderwood vs. Lauren Murphy
- Hakeem Dawodu vs. Movsar Evloev
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN+, 6 p.m. ET)
- Alexis Davis vs. Pannie Kianzad
- Matt Frevola vs. Terrance McKinney
- Toddle Hooper vs. Steven Peterson
- Luigi Vendramini vs. Fares Ziam
- Jake Collier vs. Carlos Felipe