Injury forces Maryna Moroz out of UFC 241 bout versus Poliana Botelho

First reported by MMA Fighting, am elbow injury has forced Maryna Moroz out of her upcoming flyweight clash versus Poliana Botelho.

Botelho confirmed the news on her Instagram.

Both fighters were looking to find continued success in the flyweight division after moving up from 115-pounds.

After losing to Cynthia Calvillo in her third strawweight appearance, Brazil’s Botelho (8-2) moved up to 125 with a decision victory over Lauren Mueller, improving her Octagon record to 3-1.

Moroz (9-3) went 3-3 as a strawweight before making the leap to 125. In her flyweight debut, she toppled Octagon newcomer Sabina Mazo to get back in the win column.

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