An injury has forced a local fighter off Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 124 event, as Zak Cummings will not meet Thiago Alves.
The promotion confirmed the news late Friday night.
Replacing Cummings-Alves on the televised FOX Sports 1 prelims from St. Louis will be Talita Bernardo vs. Irene Aldana.
Here’s a statement from the UFC:
An injury has forced Zak Cummings from his Sunday bout against Thiago Alves, reducing the card in St. Louis to 12 bouts.
Moving to the FS1 prelim portion of the card is the women’s bantamweight bout between Irene Aldana and Talita Bernardo.
In the main event of the UFC Fight Night card, which airs live on FS1 from Scottrade Center, Jeremy Stephens faces Dooho Choi.
Below is the current fight card:
MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1/10 p.m. ET)
Featherweight: Jeremy Stephens vs. Doo Ho Choi
Middleweight: Vitor Belfort vs. Uriah Hall
Female Flyweight: Paige VanZant vs. Jessica Rose-Clark
Welterweight: Kamaru Usman vs. Emil Weber Meek
PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1/8 p.m. ET)
Featherweight: Darren Elkins vs. Michael Johnson
Lightweight: James Krause vs. Alex White
Lightweight: Marco Polo Reyes vs Matt Frevola
Female Bantamweight: Talita Bernardo vs. Irene Aldana
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/6 p.m. ET)
Female Flyweight: Jessica Eye vs. Kalindra Faria
Strawweight: Danielle Taylor vs. JJ Aldrich
Featherweight: Mike Santiago vs. Mads Burnell
Bantamweight: Kyung Ho Kang vs. Guido Cannetti