Miranda Maverick out of UFC on ESPN 12 fight against Mara Romero Borella

Miranda Maverick out of UFC on ESPN 12 fight against Mara Romero Borella

Former Invicta FC standout Miranda Maverick has been forced out of her fight against Mara Romero Borella at UFC on ESPN 12 on Saturday in Las Vegas.

UFC officials confirmed the news to MMA Fighting on Wednesday following an initial report from Combate.

There’s no word on why Maverick was pulled from the fight at the last minute, but she will have to make her debut at a later date.

As for Borella, a search is underway to attempt to find a replacement to face the Italian flyweight on short notice. At the time of this writing, no opponent has been secured.

UFC on ESPN 12 is headlined by a lightweight showdown between former interim champion Dustin Poirier and top-five ranked contender Dan Hooker.

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