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02 Aug 2019, 18:32 IST

Poliana Botelho's return fight is off!
Poliana Botelho’s return battle is off!

What is the story?

Following an damage to Maryna Moroz, Brazilian fighter Poliana Botelho has been formally faraway from the UFC 241 card after the promotion did not discover a substitute opponent for Botelho.

In case you did not know…

Having joined UFC’s Strawweight Division in 2016, Poliana Botelho was anticipated to make her UFC debut in opposition to Valerie Letourneau at UFC 206 however was pressured to drag out resulting from an damage. She was changed by a former opponent and fellow XFC champion, Viviane Pereira.

At UFC 216, Botelho defeated Pearl Gonzalez through cut up resolution after which adopted it up with a win in opposition to Syuri Kondo through TKO. At UFC Struggle Night time 140, Botelho suffered a loss to Cynthia Calvillo.

The guts of the matter…

Poliana Botelho was all set to make her Octagon return at UFC 241, nonetheless, the Brazilian fighter has been pulled off from the battle card following an damage to her scheduled opponent Maryna Moroz.

On Wednesday morning it was reported that American High Group’s Maryna Moroz was faraway from the UFC 241 line-up and it will definitely delayed Botelho’s return to the UFC, as effectively.

With UFC eradicating Botelho from the UFC 241 line-up, the Brazilian took to Twitter and posted that she goes to relaxation for some time and watch for the promotion to offer her a date and opponent for her subsequent bout.

Under is the tweet posted by Poliana Botelho:

What’s subsequent?

UFC 241 shall be happening in Anaheim, California and it incorporates a foremost occasion Heavyweight Title battle between present champion Daniel Cormier and challenger Stipe Miocic.

The occasion will even mark the return of fan-favorite Nate Diaz, because the Stockton fighter will get set for a return battle in opposition to Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis at Welterweight.

UFC 241 is scheduled for 18th August 2019 on the Honda Middle.

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