By Dave Meltzer, WrestlingObserver.com
Due to a technical problem with the Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs visa system and database, UFC is losing 12 fighters scheduled for next Saturday’s 6/27 Fox Sports One show in Hollywood, FL. The company confirmed earlier reports of card changes but they are more significant than first expected.
Here’s the changes:
– As previously reported, the TUF Brazil finals have been moved from that show to the 8/1 PPV show in Rio de Janeiro.
– The Erick Silva vs. Rick Story co-main event has been pulled. At this point, no decision has been made for when it would be rescheduled.
– A bantamweight fight with Rani Yahya vs. Masanori Kanehara has been moved to the 7/15 show in San Diego.
– A fight with the debuting Steve Montgomery of Boca Raton, FL (8-2), against Tony Sims of Denver (11-2) has been added.
The expectation is there will be one more fight added to the show over the next few days.