Sergio Pettis Out of Ricardo Ramos Bout • MMA News

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Sergio Pettis Out of Ricardo Ramos Bout • MMA News

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Sergio Pettis has pulled out of his fight against Ricardo Ramos for UFC Minneapolis for an undisclosed reason, leaving 12-2 Ricardo Ramos currently without an opponent. UFC Minneapolis takes place in only two weeks on June 29, but the UFC has been known to pull together short-notice replacements in tighter windows than this. As of this writing, though, there is no word on who will be Pettis’s replacement.

Sergio Pettis is yet to compete in 2019, with his last bout occurring in December of 2018 in a loss in his UFC bantamweight debut to Rob Font. Pettis’s hopes of making a strong second impression in his new home will now have to wait for an unspecified period of time.

As
for Ricardo Ramas, he is no stranger to winning in the UFC’s bantamweight
division, with a promotional record of 3-1. That said, he did find himself on
the losing end for the first time in his UFC career to Said Nurmagomedov via
TKO in February. It is not yet confirmed if Ramos will remain on the card, but
that appears to be the expectation.

UFC
Minneapolis (UFC on ESPN 3) takes place June 29 from inside Target Center,
airing on ESPN. With the cancellation of this bantamweight bout, the updated
card for the event is as follows:

Main
Card:

Francis
Ngannou vs. Junior Dos Santos

Joseph
Benavidez vs. Jussier Formiga

Demian
Maia vs. Anthony Rocco Martin

Drew
Dober vs. Marco Polo Reyes

Vinc
Pichel vs. Roosevelt Robertsv

Paul
Craig vs. Alonzo Menifield

Preliminary
Card:

Ricardo
Ramos vs. opponent TBA

Eryk
Anders vs. Vinicius Moreira

Jordan
Griffin vs. TBA

Jared
Gordon vs. Dan Moret

Justin
Ledet vs. Dalcha Lungiambula

Amanda
Ribas vs. Emily Whitmire

Junior
Albini vs. Maurice Greene

What
fight are you most looking forward to on the UFC Minneapolis lineup?

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