UFC Vegas 22 — which is set to go down this Sat. night (March 20) within UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada — has dropped one of its bouts. In accordance to MMA Combating, Johnny Eduardo ran into some visa difficulties, which has forced him out of his fight against Anthony Birchak.
The Bantamweight showdown was expected to go down on the “Prelims.”
Eduardo was on the lookout to stop the bleeding of his present two-battle shedding streak. Since 2015, Eduardo is just 1-3 inside the Octagon, placing him on really slender ice. Considering the fact that 2014, the Brazilian bomber has only been ready to compete once a yr and 2021 is presently off to a terrible commence for him.
As for Birchak, he was also hoping to safe a substantially-essential victory soon after losing to Gustavo Lopez by using submission in Nov. 2020. The defeat was his fourth in previous 6 fights, his first beneath the UFC banner after building his way again to the Octagon immediately after a 4-calendar year hiatus from the marketing. UFC is at the moment wanting for a replacement for Eduardo.
UFC Vegas 22 will be headlined by Kevin Holland getting on Derek Brunson at Middleweight, whilst Gregor Gillespie vs. Brad Riddell co-headlines the party. In further action, Don’Tale Mayes requires on Tai Tuivasa in Heavyweight action.