Karol Rosa and Sijara Eubanks were scheduled to meet this weekend at UFC Vegas 9, but that be appears to be off.
A report from Guilherme Cruz of MMA Fighting states that Rosa was hospitalized earlier today due to the effects of weight cutting, causing the contest to be canceled:
Karol Rosa vs. Sijara Eubanks is off of Saturday's UFC event. Rosa in hospital due to weight cutting issues.— Guilherme Cruz (@guicruzzz) September 3, 2020
There has been no statement yet from the UFC as to the status of the fight, which is still listed as happening on the UFC.com website.
A report surfaced a short time after the fight cancellation announcement by Brett Okamoto of ESPN. Eubanks is expected to fight one week later at UFC Vegas 10 against Julia Avila, who was scheduled to face Nicco Montano at the event until Montano tested positive for the coronavirus.
UFC Vegas 9 is set for Saturday, September 5 from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada with Alistair Overeem and Augusto Sakai headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which streams live on ESPN+.