UFC middleweight Deron Winn has been scratched from the UFC on ESPN 26 event in Las Vegas.
Winn (7-2-0), 32, revealed on Instagram that a separated rib and torn cartilage prevented him from competing on July 17 against Phil Hawes (11-2-0).
The UFC has not currently confirmed if a replacement will be found for Hawes.
Winn’s last bout was a decision victory over Antonio Arroyo in December 2020.
The current card is:
ISLAM MAKHACHEV (19-1-0) VS. THIAGO MOISES (15-4-0)
MIESHA TATE (18-7-0) VS. MARION RENEAU (9-7-1)
JEREMY STEPHENS (28-18-0) VS. MATEUSZ GAMROT (18-1-0)
RODOLFO VIEIRA (7-1-0) DUSTIN STOLTZFUS (13-2-0)
DANIEL RODRIGUEZ (14-2-0) VS. ABUBAKAR NURMAGOMEDOV (16-3-1)
BILLY QUARANTILLO (15-3-0) VS. GABRIEL BENITEZ (22-8-0)
AMANDA LEMOS (9-1-1) VS. MONTSERRAT RUIZ (10-1-0)
KHALID TAHA (13-3-0) VS. SERGEY MOROZOV (16-5-0)
ANDERSON DOS SANTOS (21-8-0) VS. MILES JOHNS (11-1-0)
FRANCISCO FIGUEIREDO (12-3-1) VS. MALCOLM GORDON (12-5-0)
RODRIGO NASCIMENTO FERREIRA (8-1-0) VS. ALAN BAUDOT (8-2-0)