Kenneth Bergh suffers weigh cut issues, fight with Jorge Gonzales removed from UFC on ESPN 13

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 09: Kenneth Bergh of Norway reacts after his submission loss to Antonio Trocoli in their light heavyweight bout during Dana White's Contender Series at the UFC Apex on July 9, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/DWCS LLC)

Kenneth Bergh suffers weigh cut issues, fight with Jorge Gonzales removed from UFC on ESPN 13

A light-heavyweight contest between Kenneth Bergh and Jorge Gonzalez is off of UFC on ESPN 13 card for tomorrow, Wednesday, July 15.

First reported by MMA Viking, Bergh never made his way to the scale for weigh-ins after he reportedly had issues during the weigh cut on Tuesday. The Norway native was ruled unfit to continue his cut to the 206-pound limit. 

Although Gonzalez hit the scale at 205 pounds, the bout was scrapped after Bergh was not cleared.

Add it to the list of obstacles the 31-year-old has faced to make his UFC debut. Kenneth Bergh earned a first-round submission win against Antonio Trocoli on Dana White’s Contender Series in July 2019, but the result was ruled a no contest after Tracoli tested positive for a banned substance. 

He followed up with two consecutive submission wins in under a minute to earn his first UFC bout. Bergh also appeared on season 23 of “The Ultimate fighter,” losing by a first-round submission to Eric Spicely during the preliminary fights.

His promotional debut will need to wait a little longer.

Gonzalez’s UFC debut is also on hold. He won seven of his last eight bouts, most recently submitting Marcos Rodriguez in the first round at Ultimate Warrior Challenge on July 3. 

The event is headlined by featherweights Clavin Kattar and Dan Ige, who both made weight.

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