UFC middleweight Uriah Hall has withdrawn from his co-main event bout against Andre Muniz set for UFC Vegas 51 on April 16th. Reason for the withdrawal was undisclosed.
The search for a replacement opponent for Muniz is underway.
MMA Fighting was the first to report the news.
Hall (17-10) is coming off a decision loss to Sean Strickland last July which snapped a 4-fight win streak.
Muniz (22-4) is 4-0 in the UFC with notable wins against Jacare Souza and Eryk Anders.
UFC Vegas 51 takes place in Las Vegas at the UFC APEX on April 16, 2022 and is headlined by welterweight rematch between Vicente Luque and Belal Muhammad. The following fights have been reported for the card to date, which is expected to air on ESPN+ in the United States:
- Vicente Luque vs. Belal Muhammad
- Rafa García vs. Jesse Ronson
- Pat Sabatini vs. T.J. Laramie
- Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos vs. Mounir Lazzez
- Mayra Bueno Silva vs. Wu Yanan
- Chris Barnett vs. Martin Buday
- Istela Nunes vs. Sam Hughes
- Heili Alateng vs. Kevin Croom
- Drakkar Klose vs. Brandon Jenkins
- Miguel Baeza vs. André Fialho
- Caio Borralho vs. Gadzhi Omargadzhiev
- Lina Länsberg vs. Pannie Kianzad
- Jordan Leavitt vs. Trey Ogden
- William Knight vs. Devin Clark
- Andre Muniz vs. TBD