Jonathan Martinez off UFC Fight Night 191 due to weight cut complications

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Jonathan Martinez off UFC Fight Night 191 due to weight cut complications

UFC Fight Night 191 has lost a matchup following the official weigh-ins on Friday.

Jonathan Martinez is now out of his scheduled bout against Marcelo Rojo just hours ahead of the event. MMA Junkie confirmed the news following a report from ESPN Deportes.

The bantamweight bout was scheduled to take place on the prelims airing on ESPN+ at 1:30 p.m. ET.

Martinez missed weight on Friday morning, weighing in at 138 pounds for his bantamweight fight which is over the mark by two pounds. Following the miss, Martinez had physical complications which led to the cancellation of the bout Friday evening.

Martinez was originally set to face Nathaniel Wood, who withdrew from the contest with a broken hand, which opened the door for Rojo to fill in after he also lost his original opponent, Kevin Croom, withdrew for undisclosed reasons.

With the removal, UFC Fight Night 191’s lineup is as follows:

  • Derek Brunson vs. Darren Till

  • Tom Aspinall vs. Serghei Spivac

  • Alex Morono vs. David Zawada

  • Modestas Bukauskas vs. Khalil Rountree

  • Paddy Pimblett vs. Luigi Vendramini

  • Ji Yeon Kim vs. Molly McCann

  • Liudvik Sholinian vs. Jack Shore

  • Julian Erosa vs. Charles Jourdain

  • Marc-Andre Barriault vs. Dalcha Lungiambula

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