UPDATE: Julija Stoliarenko vs. Julia Avila has been canceled.
Per UFC officials, the Julia Avila vs. Julija Stoliarenko bout has been canceled.
— John Morgan (@MMAjunkieJohn) March 19, 2021
A UFC fighter collapsed as she tipped the scales for her weigh-in.
UFC Vegas 22 is set to take place on Saturday night, March 20. In the main event, middleweights Derek Brunson and Kevin Holland will share the Octagon. The first prelim bout on the card is scheduled to be Julija Stoliarenko vs. Julia Avila but that plan may have just been derailed.
Stoliarenko was showing the effects of her weight cut as she collapsed when weighing in. Here’s a clip courtesy of The Schmo.
— The Schmo (@TheSchmo312) March 19, 2021
Stoliarenko was able to weigh in just under the bantamweight limit at 135.5 pounds but she collapsed again and was taken out on a stretcher.
— Helen Yee (@HelenYeeSports) March 19, 2021
Check back on FIGHT SPORTS for updates on Julija Stoliarenko’s condition as they are available.