Freak accident causes UFC 203 fight cancellation

A freak accident has caused the cancellation of C.B. Dolloway vs. Francismar Barroso at tonight’s UFC 203 at Cleveland, OH, as Dolloway was injured in an elevator accident at the host hotel.

Dollaway suffered a back injury at some point Friday afternoon when the elevator dropped several floors and then made an immediate stop due to malfunction.

The UFC released this statement:

“UFC announced that C.B. Dollaway has had to withdraw from his scheduled bout at UFC 203 due to an injury he suffered last night as a result of an elevator accident at a hotel in Cleveland. UFC officials have been in communication with hotel management, and the hotel is currently evaluating and investigating issues surrounding the incident.”

The Jason Gonzalez vs. Drew Dober fight that was scheduled to open the show has been moved to the FS1 prelims to replace the Dollaway vs. Barroso fight. The show will now begin at 7:30 PM EST with just one Fight Pass fight: Sean Spencer vs. Yancy Medeiros.

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