Darren Till vs. Marvin Vettori is reportedly off UFC Vegas 23, but Kevin Holland is waiting in the wings.
ESPN's Ariel Helwani first reported the cancellation of Till vs. Vettori on Tuesday.
Darren Till vs. Marvin Vettori on April 10 is off, per sources. More shortly.— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) March 30, 2021
It was subsequently reported that Till was forced out of the fight with a collarbone injury, according to MMA Junkie's Nolan King. It was also mentioned that Holland and his team offered to step-up against Vettori.
Darren Till has suffered a collarbone injury and is out of his April 10 main event vs. Marvin Vettori, per sources. #UFC is currently looking at options for a replacement.— Nolan King (@mma_kings) March 30, 2021
Kevin Holland has volunteered to step in, per his manager @ko_reps. Full story coming to @MMAjunkie.
Holland confirmed his offer to fight Vettori on 11 days notice.
Till (18-3-1) has not competed since a unanimous decision loss to former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker in July. Vettori (16-3-1) is riding a four-fight win streak punctuated by a unanimous decision win vs. Jack Hermansson in December. Holland (21-6) lost a unanimous decision to Derek Brunson in the main event of UFC Vegas 22 on March 20.
UFC Vegas 23 is currently scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 10 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event was expected to be headlined by Darren Till vs. Marvin Vettori and air on ABC.