Visa issues scrap Mitch Gagnon vs Alex Caceres at UFC Fight Night
A bantamweight bout planned for Friday’s card in Australia
pitting Alex ‘Bruce Leeroy’ Caceres and Mitch Gagnon has been
scrapped and removed from the card.
According to UFC officials, Gagnon had visa issues, which
prevented him from traveling from his home country in Canada to the
fight in Australia.
Unfortunately, it wasn’t possible to solve the visa problems in
time for the fight, so the UFC has opted to pull both Caceres and
Gagnon from the card.
The UFC Fight Night card will now more forward with 11 fights in
total. The fight between Caceres and Gagnon was expected to kick
off the main card airing on FOX Sports 1, but as of yet the UFC
hasn’t announced which fight will get bumped up to take its
The undercard is now left with five possible fights to choose
from with one taking over a slot on the main card after the void
left by Caceres and Gagnon. The UFC is expected to make an
announcement in the coming days about the replacement fight.