Tracy Cortez Out Of UFC Orlando Bout With Amanda Ribas Due To Medical Issue

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Tracy Cortez, UFC 274 Post-Fight Scrum
Tracy Cortez, UFC 274 Post-Fight Scrum. Credit: Eddie Law/Cageside Press

Orlando, FL – UFC flyweight Tracy Cortez has been pulled from her fight against Amanda Ribas at UFC Orlando due to a medical issue. With no replacement available at such a late notice the fight has been canceled.

The promotion announced the cancelation on Friday following the official weigh-ins in Orlando.

Both Cortez and Ribas made weight successfully, but shortly after they hit the scale Tracy Cortez was pulled off the card.

The UFC has not detailed what went wrong with Cortez, and no word of rescheduling the bout has been released by the promotion.

Cortez (10-1) is riding a 4-fight win streak and is coming off a decision victory over Melissa Gatto at UFC 274 in her hometown of Phoenix, AZ back in May.

Ribas (11-3) was coming off a loss against Katlyn Chookagian in May at the UFC APEX.

With the fight canceled, UFC Orlando still moves ahead with a hearty 14 bouts:

Main Card

  • Stephen Thompson vs. Kevin Holland
  • Bryan Barberena vs. Rafael dos Anjos
  • Matheus Nicolau vs. Matt Schnell
  • Tai Tuivasa vs. Sergei Pavlovich
  • Jack Hermansson vs. Roman Dolidze
  • Eryk Anders vs. Kyle Daukaus

Prelims

  • Niko Price vs. Phil Rowe
  • Angela Hill vs. Emily Ducote
  • Clay Guida vs. Scott Holtzman
  • Michael Johnson vs. Marc Diakiese
  • Darren Elkins vs. Jonathan Pearce
  • Genaro Valdez vs. Natan Levy
  • Francis Marshall vs. Marcelo Rojo
  • Yazmin Jauregui vs. Istela Nunes

UFC Orlando goes down Saturday Dec. 3rd from Amway Center in Orlando, FL.

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