Bobby Green collapses after UFC 258 weigh-ins

Bobby Green made weight for his UFC 258 fight with Jim Miller – but it now their fight is off.

Green was the last fighter to weigh in Friday morning at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas and hit the lightweight limit at 156 pounds. He walked to the scale and stepped on without assistance.

When it came time for the pre-fight faceoffs about 25 minutes later, Green and Miller did not participate. UFC president Dana White explained why during his scrum with reporters.

“Bobby Green just collapsed back there,” White said. “Doctors are looking at him. They’re trying to rehydrate him right now.”

Later Friday, the UFC announced that Green vs. Miller was pulled from UFC 258. Stepping into its main-card spot will be a featherweight bout between Brian Kelleher and Ricky Simon.

There is no word on Green’s condition yet.

With the change, the finalized UFC 258 lineup includes:


Champ Kamaru Usman (170) vs. Gilbert Burns (170) – for welterweight title Maycee Barber vs. Alexa Grasso

Kelvin Gastelum vs. Ian Heinisch

Brian Kelleher vs. Ricky Simon

Julian Marquez vs. Maki Pitolo


Anthony Hernandez vs. Rodolfo Vieira

Dhiego Lima vs. Belal Muhammad

Mallory Martin vs. Polyana Viana

Andre Ewell vs. Chris Gutierrez

Gabe Green vs. Phil Rowe Miranda

Maverick vs. Gillian Robertson

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