Exclusive: Philipe Lins vs. Ben Rothwell Scrapped From UFC Vegas 21

A scheduled heavyweight scrap between Ben Rothwell and Philipe Lins will no longer go down at UFC Vegas 21.

Rothwell (38-13) vs. Lins (14-5) has been scrapped from Saturday's card, a reliable source exclusively told Fightful. Rothwell had a two-fight winning streak snapped by Marcin Tybura in October. Lins entered the promotion on a four-fight winning streak; however, he lost to Tanner Boser and Andrei Arlovski in his two UFC fights.

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The UFC Vegas 21 fight card will move forward with the following line-up:

Leon Edwards vs. Belal Muhammad

Misha Cirkunov vs. Ryan Spann

Dan Ige vs. Gavin Tucker

Angela Hill vs. Ashley Yoder

Manel Kape vs. Matheus Nicolau

Eryk Anders vs. Darren Stewart

Cortney Casey vs. JJ Aldrich

Rani Yahya vs. Ray Rodriguez

Charles Jourdain vs. Marcelo Rojo

Jonathan Martinez vs. Davey Grant

Jinh Yu Frey vs. Gloria de Paula

Matthew Semelsberger vs. Jason Witt

Fightful has reached out to all parties for confirmation.

UFC Vegas 21 takes place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, March 13. The ESPN+ is headlined by ranked welterweights Leon Edwards (no. 3) and Belal Muhammad (no. 13). Keep up with Fightful for all your event-related coverage.

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