Davey Grant vs. Manny Bermudez out of UFC Fight Night 130; new lineup for Sunday’s event
UFC Fight Night 130 will take place at Echo Arena in Liverpool, England. The main card airs and prelims will air on FS1 while the early prelims on UFC Fight Pass.
The bout between Grant (9-3 MMA, 1-2 UFC) vs. Bermudez (11-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) has been cancled. Grant has been removed due to a staph infection and because of the removal the fight between Nordine Taleb (14-4 MMA, 6-2 UFC) vs. Claudio Henrique da Silva (11-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) will now be moved to the main card. MMAjunkie did verify the change in the line up with a UFC officials.
UFC officials stated the following about Davey Grant:
Due to a medical issue involving bantamweight athlete Davey Grant, the scheduled bout against Manny Bermudez has been cancelled. UFC FIGHT NIGHT: THOMPSON vs. TILL on Sunday, May 27, will proceed with 11 bouts.
UFC Fight Night 130 Fight Card:
(FS1, 1 p.m. ET)
Stephen Thompson vs. Darren Till
Neil Magny vs. Craig White
Arnold Allen vs. Mads Burnell
Makwan Amirkhani vs. Jason Knight
Claudio Henrique da Silva vs. Nordine Taleb
Eric Spicely vs. Darren Stewart
PRELIMINARY CARD #2
(FS1, 11 a.m. ET)
Tom Breese vs. Daniel Kelly
Lina Lansberg vs. Gina Mazany
Carlo Pedersoli Jr. vs. Brad Scott
Molly McCann vs. Gillian Robertson
PRELIMINARY CARD #1
(UFC Fight Pass, 10:30 a.m. ET)
Trevor Smith vs. Elias Theodorou