Grasso was pulled from the card due to undisclosed reasons and will
now have to wait even longer to rebound from a decisive first-round
submission loss to Tatiana
Suarez in May. That loss was the first time Grasso had ever
been finished in her 12-fight professional mixed martial arts
Meanwhile, the UFC will likely find a replacement opponent for Hill
(8-4), who is coming off of the biggest win of her UFC career after
Moroz in February.
UFC Fight Night 135 will take place in Lincoln, Nebraska, on Aug.
25 and will be feature a pivotal lightweight main event between
Gaethje and James
No opponent has been named as of Thursday for Grasso’s replacement,
although the full card and bout order have yet to be announced.