ESPN’s Brett Okamoto announced on Twitter that the fight between Nicco Montaño & Valentina Shevchenko has been cancelled.
Nicco Montaño will not fight at UFC 228 tomorrow, after being hospitalized this morning. Valentina Shevchenko just made weight in Dallas, but I’m told the co-main event is off.
— Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) September 7, 2018
Ariel Helwani also confirmed the above statement.
Multiple sources saying that Montaño is off the card. Still holding out hope that Shevchenko will remain but it is a long shot at this point.
— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) September 7, 2018
It remains to be seen if UFC announces a replacement but we will keep you updated.