Losing a bout on the day of the fight has almost become a norm for UFC fight cards, and that is not changing today.
Miles is pulled from a bantamweight fight between Jones and Anderson dos Santos UFC Vegas 31 lineup hours before the preliminary card is scheduled for kickoff. Johns shared this news through social media UFC officials confirmed that someone within dos Santos’ camp tested positive for COVID-19.
Johns (11-1) is coming off a KO win over Kevin Natividad for his first career UFC finish. Dos Santos (21-8) broke a two-fight losing streak last November by submitting to Martín Day. These two will now have to wait a little longer for their 2021 debuts.
There are now only five fights on the starting card and another five on the main card. The main event is a light bout between contenders Islam Makhachev and Thiago Moises. here is the update UFC Vegas 31 Combat Order:
Main Card (10 p.m. ET, ESPN/ESPN+)
Islam Makhachev vs Thiago Moises
Marion Reneau vs Misha Tate
Jeremy Stephens vs Mateusz Gumroot
Rodolfo Vieira vs Dustin Stoltzfuss
Gabriel Benitez vs Billy Quarantillo
Preliminary Card (7 p.m. ET, ESPN/ESPN+)
Daniel Rodriguez vs Preston Parsons
Amanda Lemos Vs. montserrat ruizzo
Khalid Taha vs Sergei Morozov
Francisco Figueredo vs Malcolm Gordon
Rodrigo Nascimento Vs. Alan Baudot