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UFC fighter Julija Stoliarenko collapses twice at weigh-in as bout with Julia Avila referred to as off


There have been worrying scenes on the weigh-in forward of Saturday night’s UFC Battle Evening as bantamweight Julija Stoliarenko collapsed twice.

Stoliarenko was making an attempt to make weight for her bout with Julia Avila in Las Vegas on the Brunson vs Holland card.

Julija Stoliarenko collapsed twice at the weigh-in

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Julija Stoliarenko collapsed twice on the weigh-in

She began to lose her stability whereas on the dimensions, staggered backwards and collapsed towards the UFC backdrop.

The 27-year-old was then helped to a chair earlier than remarkably being allowed to step onto the scales once more.

Stoliarenko made 135.5 kilos, however then collapsed once more with a member of the UFC safety group catching her.

Video footage of the incident was captured and the worrying scenes posted on social media.

She then left on a stretcher and brought to hospital, in keeping with ESPN.

Her combat with Julia Avila was subsequently cancelled as a consequence of fighter security.

Stoliarenko (9-4-2), the previous Invicta FC girls’s bantamweight champion, was coming off a unanimous-decision loss to Yana Kunitskaya in her UFC debut, which snapped a five-fight successful streak.

Her opponent wrote on Instagram: “Sadly, my combat has been cancelled. My opponent fainted twice on the scales. 

“I hope nothing however a speedy restoration for @julija.stoliarenko and prayers for her. Possibly we are able to meet up at a future date. 

“However I can’t be performing tomorrow evening. As at all times, thanks to #pandaNation for the help. I really like you all. Might all of the Julia’s on the planet be unified and be wholesome.”





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