COVID-19 has struck once more, taking Gregor Gillespie vs. Brad Riddell from the UFC Vegas 22 main card.
UFC announced on Saturday that the lightweight matchup between Gillespie (13-1) and Riddell (9-1) is off due to COVID-19 protocols. No specific details were revealed or if either fighter had tested positive or just been a close contact. The pair had been due to fight as the co-main event but have now been replaced by Cheyanne Buys (5-1) vs. Montserrat Ruiz (9-1). This leaves the UFC Vegas 22 card as follows.
Derek Brunson (21-7) vs. Kevin Holland (21-5)
Cheyanne Buys (5-1) vs. Montserrat Ruiz (9-1)
Adrian Yanez (12-3) vs. Gustavo Lopez (12-5)
Max Griffin (16-8) vs. Kenan Song (16-5)
Tai Tuivasa (10-3) vs. Harry Hunsucker (7-3)
Marion Reneau (9-6-1) vs. Macy Chiasson (6-1)
Grant Dawson (16-1) vs. Leonardo Santos (18-3-1)
Roman Dolidze (8-0) vs. Trevin Giles (13-2)
Montel Jackson (9-2) vs. Jesse Strader (5-1)
JP Buys (9-2) vs. Bruno Silva (10-5-2, 1NC)