William Gomis vs. Jean Silva scrapped from UFC 301 in Brazil

In a abnormal circumstance, a fight has been scrapped from UFC 301 – after a fighter efficiently made weight.

William Gomis (13-2 MMA, 3-0 UFC) struggled to make the proceed to the scale Friday in Rio de Janeiro for his featherweight fight on the prelims against Jean Silva (12-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC). Wearing a T-shirt and shorts, he got on the scale and changed into 143 kilos – a beefy 3 kilos below the non-title featherweight restrict.

He wanted to be helped off the scale and at the inspire of the stage, though, and it changed into reported that he vomited merely prior to coming to the scale. His condition changed into deemed inferior ample that the fight changed into canceled not lengthy after the loyal weigh-ins.

Pesée validée pour le jaguar 🐆 @WilliamGomisMMA ⚖️ 64,9 kg (143 lb)

📺 Regardez l’#UFC301 dans la nuit de samedi à dimanche sur 🇫🇷 @RMCSport 2

— UFC France (@UFCFRA) Could likely likely 3, 2024

MMA Junkie confirmed the knowledge with a particular person with knowledge of the difficulty in Brazil. The UFC has not yet made a proper announcement after the knowledge first changed into reported by French outlet LaSueur.

UFC 301 (Pay-per-impress/ESPN/ESPN+) takes station Saturday at Farmasi Arena in Rio de Janeiro.

Gomis has not misplaced since 2016. He has wins in his first three UFC fights, including a third-spherical physique kick knockout of Yanis Ghemmouri this previous September. He changed into alleged to advance inspire in February, however pulled out of a fight against Melsik Baghdasaryan, and now will miss one other assignment.

It’s not yet known if the UFC will strive to grab the fight with Silva intact. Silva changed into station to fight in entrance of his home fans in Brazil for the first time in the UFC.

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