Tanner Boser off UFC 240 Fight Card, Opponent Tested Positive for Banned Substance

Tanner Boser
Photo courtesy of Unified MMA.

UFC heavyweight Tanner Boser was expected to make his Octagon debut on Saturday night at UFC 240. Unfortunately, his opponent Giacomo Lemos tested positive for a banned substance.

The news was dropped by Boser on his official Facebook page. The 27-year-old apologized to his Canadian fans who bought tickets to watch him make his first UFC appearance.

Boser (16-5-1) was signed to the UFC earlier this year. The former Unified MMA champion is coming off a TKO victory at Unified MMA 37 against Jared Kilkenny.

Lemos (6-0) was also set to make his Octagon debut at UFC 240. The 30-year-old is undefeated at 6-0 in his professional career, with all of his victories coming via stoppage.

UFC 240 goes down on July 27 from Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta. The main event features a battle for the featherweight title, as Max Holloway takes on former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar.

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