Fight booking wire (April 19-25): UFC 261 loses Jamey Simmons vs. Johnny Munoz

MMA Junkie Staff
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Here are fight announcements that have been broken or confirmed by MMA Junkie for this week, April 19-25:

LFA 105: Vacant women's strawweight title on the line

The vacant women's strawweight title will be up for grabs later this week in the LFA 105 main event, the promotion announced Monday. Piera Rodriguez (5-0) will meet Svetlana Gotsyk (13-4) in the headliner at the Grand Event Center at Grand Casino Hotel & Resort in Shawnee, Okla., on Friday. Venezuela's Rodriguez is unbeaten in her first five fights in Panama and Spain. Gotsyk, from the Ukraine, comes into the title fight with three straight first-round finishes. The full LFA 105 fight card includes: MAIN CARD (UFC Fight Pass)

  • Piera Rodriguez vs. Svetlana Gotsyk – for vacant women's strawweight title

  • Jake Childers vs. Canaan Kawaihae

  • Bruce Souto vs. Cristian Torres

  • Mark Martin vs. Renato Valente

  • Shawna Ormsby vs. Tabatha Ricci

  • Logan Nail vs. Zac Pauga


  • Josh Islas vs. Braden Pagaoa

  • Jean-Paul Bosnoyan vs. Richardson Santos

– Announced by LFA on April 19 at 9:45 a.m. ET.

UFC 261 loses bout

Saturday's UFC 261 is down a fight after losing a bantamweight preliminary bout between [autotag]Johnny Munoz[/autotag] and [autotag]Jamey Simmons[/autotag]. The reason for the cancellation is injury, although it's unclear who was injured. Announced by UFC on April 19