UFC Fight Night 199 loses Raoni Barcelos vs. Victor Henry hours before start time

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UFC Fight Night 199 has lost a fight from the preliminary card just hours before the start of the event.

The bantamweight bout between fan favorite Raoni Barcelos and promotional newcomer Victor Henry was scrapped Saturday due to COVID-19 protocols. The card will proceed with 13 bouts.

A person with knowledge of the change confirmed the cancellation after the fight was removed from the UFC’s official online fight card (h/t Twitter user Already Demon).

The cancellation marks the eighth publicly announced bout Barcelos (16-2 MMA, 5-1 UFC) has signed up for that has not come to fruition. Henry (21-5 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will have to wait to make his UFC debut after he signed up for this fight on short notice.

With the change, the UFC Fight Night 199 lineup includes:

MAIN CARD (ESPN+, 7 p.m. ET)

  • Derrick Lewis vs. Chris Daukuas

  • Belal Muhammad vs. Stephen Thompson

  • Angela Hill vs. Angela Lemos

  • Raphael Assuncao vs. Ricky Simon

  • Diego Ferreira vs. Mateusz Gamrot

  • Darren Elkins vs. Cub Swanson

PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN+, 4 p.m. ET)

  • Gerald Meerschaert vs. Dustin Stoltzfus

  • Harry Hunsucker vs. Justin Tafa

  • Sijara Eubanks vs. Melissa Gatto

  • Andre Ewell vs. Charles Jourdain

  • Macy Chiasson vs. Raquel Pennington

  • Don’Tale Mayes vs. Josh Parisian

  • Jordan Leavitt vs. Matt Sayles