Champ Amanda Nunes hospitalized; UFC 213 main event scrapped

first_imgLSU title parade draws massive crowds The UFC didn’t immediately reveal why Nunes was hospitalized.Nunes (14-4) claimed the 135-pound title from Miesha Tate last July. After Nunes stopped Ronda Rousey in December, she was scheduled to make her second title defense in a rematch with Shevchenko (14-2).FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’Instead, for the second straight year, the UFC has been forced to cancel the main event of its annual International Fight Week show at late notice.Last July, Jon Jones was removed from his bout against Daniel Cormier three days before for violating the UFC’s anti-doping policy. Kerber, Raonic both reach 2nd week at Wimbledon McGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC return MOST READ Not easy being green: Dog births unique puppy Clippers, Lakers among most-watched NBA teams by Filipinos View comments Missile-capable frigate BRP Jose Rizal inches closer to entering PH Navy’s fleet LaVine scores 42, Chicago rallies late to beat Cavscenter_img End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite Amanda Nunes poses during media day for Saturday’s UFC 213, in Las Vegas on Thursday, July 6, 2017. (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)LAS VEGAS  — Bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes has been scratched from her title defense against Valentina Shevchenko after being hospitalized just a few hours before UFC 213.UFC President Dana White confirmed the pay-per-view show’s main event was canceled Saturday.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Tobias Harris’ late 3 seals Sixers’ win over Knicks Thousands join Kalibo Ati-atihan despite typhoon devastationlast_img

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