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Gilbert Burns vs. Olivier Aubin-Mercier Pulled From UFC on FOX 28

February 21, 2018 | Posted by Larry Csonka
Gilbert Burns

According to MMA Junkie, a lightweight fight between Gilbert Burns (12-2 MMA, 5-2 UFC) and Olivier Aubin-Mercier (10-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) has been pulled from UFC on FOX 28. the UFC confirmed the news with the following statement…

“Upon his arrival, the UFC medical team determined that it would be unsafe for Burns to cut additional weight necessary to meet the 156-pound limit. The card will proceed as scheduled with twelve fights.”

Here is the up[dated card for this weekend’s show…

MAIN CARD (FOX, 8 p.m. ET)
Jeremy Stephens vs. Josh Emmett
Jessica Andrade vs. Tecia Torres
Ilir Latifi vs. Ovince Saint Preux
Max Griffin vs. Mike Perry

Renan Barao vs. Brian Kelleher
Sara McMann vs. Marion Reneau
Angela Hill vs. Maryna Moroz
Alan Jouban vs. Ben Saunders

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 4 p.m. ET)
Sam Alvey vs. Marcin Prachnio
Russell Doane vs. Rani Yahya
Alex Perez vs. Eric Shelton
Manny Bermudez vs. Albert Morales