UFC 264 is set to go down tonight at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, but one scheduled fight is not happening. As of this writing, Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier III is still a go, but Amedovski vs Yaozong is not happening.

UFC officials confirmed to ESPN’s Marc Raimondi on Saturday that the middleweight fight between Alen Amedovski and Hu Yaozong has been pulled. They did not provide any details other than that “COVID-19 protocols in Amedovski’s camp.”

The #UFC264 bout between Yu Haozong and Alen Amedovski is canceled due to COVID-19 protocols in Amedovski’s camp, UFC officials told ESPN. The card will go on with 12 fights.

Amedovski is 8-2 in overall MMA and 0-2 in the UFC. He was set to take on Yaozong whose overall record in MMA is 3-2 with a 0-2 record in the UFC. They were previously slated as the first preliminary bout on the card. They were also both looking for redemption and their first UFC win.


You can check out the full UFC 264 lineup below:

MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)

  • Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor
  • Gilbert Burns vs. Stephen Thompson
  • Greg Hardy vs. Tai Tuivasa
  • Irene Aldana vs. Yana Kunitskaya
  • Kris Moutinho vs. Sean O’Malley


  • Carlos Condit vs. Max Griffin
  • Michel Pereira vs. Niko Price
  • Ryan Hall vs. Ilia Topuria
  • Dricus Du Plessis vs. Trevin Giles


  • Jessica Eye vs. Jennifer Maia
  • Omari Akhmedov vs. Brad Tavares
  • Jerome Rivera vs. Zhalgas Zhumagulov
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