Cortney Casey vs. Priscila Cachoeira Off UFC Vegas 12 Due To Weight Cutting Issues

UFC Vegas 12 will move forward with one less fight after Cortney Casey vs. Priscila Cachoeira was nixed from the card.

Casey vs. Cachoeira was scrapped from the lineup after Cachoeira struggled with weight cutting issues. Casey's camp confirmed the news with Fightful following an initial report by Combate. MMA Fighting's Guillherme Cruz says the two parties had agreed to move weight classes; however, Cachoeira fell and hit her head on a bathub.

UFC Vegas 12 will proceed with 11 fights. The entire five-fight main card is still intact. It boasts a main event fight between Uriah Hall and Anderson Silva, an important featherweight fight between Bryce Mitchell and Andre Fili, plus a heavyweight slugfest between Maurice Greene and Greg Hardy.

UFC Vegas 12 takes place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, October 31. The ESPN+ card is headlined by Uriah Hall vs. Anderson Silva. Keep up with Fightful for all your fight night coverage.

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