UFC Fight Night 184 loses Cody Stamann vs. Askar Askar hours before event

Cody Stamann vs. Askar Askar has actually been gotten rid of from UFC Battle Night 184.

The UFC has actually revealed the featherweight battle, which was set up for tonight’s primary card, has actually been canceled after Askar (11-1 Mixed Martial Arts, 0-0 UFC) was required to withdraw after he was not clinically cleared to contend.

The cancellation marks the 3rd challenger who withdrew from a UFC Battle Night 184 reservation versus Stamann (19-3-1 Mixed Martial Arts, 5-2-1 UFC). Merab Dvalishvili was initially set up for the battle however withdrew after capturing COVID-19; Stamann was later on paired with Andre Ewell.

Like Dvalishvili, Ewell likewise withdrew due to a favorable COVID-19 test. On less than one week’s notification, Askar actioned in to change Ewell in what would’ve been his marketing launching.

With the elimination the UFC Battle Night 184 lineup consists of:

PRIMARY CARD (ESPN+, 8 p.m. ET)

  • Alistair Overeem vs. Alexander Volkov

  • Frankie Edgar vs. Cory Sandhagen

  • Clay Guida vs. Michael Johnson

  • Manel Kape vs. Alexandre Pantoja

  • Beneil Dariush vs. Diego Ferreira

INITIAL CARD (ESPN+, 5 p.m. ET)

  • Danilo Marques vs. Mike Rodriguez

  • Justin Jaynes vs. Devonte Smith

  • Joselyne Edwards vs. Karol Rosa

  • Molly McCann vs. Lara Procopio

  • Seungwoo Choi vs. Youssef Zalal

  • Martin Day vs. Timur Valiev

  • Ode Osbourne vs. Jerome Rivera

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UFC Battle Night 184 play-by-play and live outcomes (5 p.m. ET)

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.