Video: UFC Fighter Julija Stoliarenko Faints Twice, Stretchered Off UFC Vegas 22 Weigh-In

UFC fighter Julija Stoliarenko faints twice at the UFC Vegas 22 weigh-in.

Stoliarenko was stretchered off after the second fainting spell and her fight with Julia Avila was subsequently scrapped from Saturday's card. The video footage immediately sparked conversations about weight-cutting practices in MMA.

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Stoliarenko collapsed during her initial weigh-in attempt, crashing into the UFC banner behind her. She was helped to her feet and spent some time sitting on a chair before being permitted to weigh-in again. After weighing in, Stoliarenko tried to step off the scale and immediately lost her footing. She was held up by UFC officials; however, her legs crumpled as she briefly slipped into unconsciousness.

Avila confirmed the fight was off and wished her opponent a speedy recovery.

UFC Vegas 22 takes place from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, March 20. The ESPN+ card features a main event fight between ranked middleweights Brunson and Holland. Keep up with Fightful for all your event-related coverage.

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