Emily Whitmire will now face Hannah Goldy on Sept. 18 with Cory McKenna compelled off the cardboard, a number of folks with information of the change confirmed to MMA Combating following a report from David Van Auken.
The struggle was initially scheduled for the strawweight division will now be contested at 125 kilos, sources stated.
Whitmire (4-4) enters her first struggle since a first-round loss to Polyana Viana in Aug. 2020, her second straight defeat within the UFC. “Spitfire” was anticipated to compete earlier this yr however had fights cancelled with Hannah Cifers and Sam Hughes in February.
Goldy (5-2) has but to safe a victory beneath the UFC banner after becoming a member of the corporate by way of Dana White’s Contender Sequence in 2019, dropping choices to Miranda Granger and Diana Belbita since then.
McKenna took on social media to disclose that she had been “coping with some well being points over the previous 5-6 weeks that haven’t allowed me to coach at a normal required to compete/in any respect and I’ve to prioritise well being.”
UFC Vegas 37 will air reside on ESPN+ and have a lightweight heavyweight showdown between former title contender Anthony Smith and Ryan Spann.