Lightweight title fight scheduled for tonight’s WSOF 33 has been canceled

Tonight’s WSOF 33 fight card has seen a change as the lightweight title fight between champion Justin Gaethje and challenger Ozzy Dugulubgov has been canceled following Dugulubgov becoming ill this morning.

WSOF President Ray Sefo announced the cancelation of Gaethje vs. Dugulubgov on Friday afternoon and the new main event of tonight’s fight card in Kansas City will be David Branch defending the light heavyweight title against Vinny Magalhaes.

Prior to Sefo’s announcement that Gaethje vs. Dugulubgov was canceled, Dugulubgov posted a message on his Facebook account about why he was going to be unable to compete tonight.

WSOF 33 will go forward with ten fights and the fight card lineup is below.

Main Card: (NBCSN – 11 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT)
David Branch (16-3) vs. Vinny Magalhaes (14-7)
Brian Foster (25-9) vs. Luiz Firmino (19-6)
Jason High (19-5) vs. Joao Zeferino (20-8)
John Howard (24-12) vs. Abubakar Nurmagomedov (12-1-1)
Shawn Jordan (18-7) vs. Ashley Gooch (10-4)

Preliminary Card: ( – 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT)
Chris Gutierrez (9-1-1) vs. Timur Valiev (10-2)
Jesse Brock (22-8) vs. Bekbulat Magomedov (16-1)
Abu Azaitar (12-1-1, 1 NC) vs. Mike Arrant (15-11)
Magomed Magomedkerimov (17-5) vs. Bobby Cooper (12-6)
Bryce Mitchell (6-0) vs. Brandon Phillips (6-1)