UFC FN 56: Ian McCall Off Card Due to Illness
By FCF Staff
UFC Fight Night 56 has lost it’s co-mainevent, as today’s card will no longer feature a flyweight fight between contenders Ian McCall and John Lineker.
According to an announcement from the UFC, McCall has been forced to withdraw from the event due to illness. The nature of the McCall’s illness was not disclosed, but according to a follow-up report from MMA Junkie.com, the flyweight is suffering from a viral infection.
Since the fight was cancelled just hours before the card, no replacement opponent for Lineker will be sought.
Here is the updated line-up for the event, which will take place in Uberlandia, Brazil.
Ovince Saint Preux VS Mauricio “Shogun” Rua
Alan Jouban VS Warlley Alves
Leon Edwards VS Claudio Silva
Jorge de Oliveira VS Dhiego Lima
Nina Ansaroff VS Juliana Lima
Rodolfo Rubio VS Diego Rivas
Trevor Smith VS Caio Magalhaes
Charlie Brenneman VS Leandro Silva
Tim Gorman VS Thomas Almeida
Colby Covington VS Wagner Silva