Pearl Gonzalez, whose breast implants became a major story in the MMA world Friday, can fight after all.

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The fighter has been cleared to compete at UFC 210 in Buffalo on Saturday. Earlier Friday, reports surfaced saying her bout was being removed from the card because of her implants.

A women’s strawweight fight between Cynthia Calvillo and Pearl Gonzalez is on for Saturday’s UFC 210.

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After the bout was thrown into question this morning at the event’s official weigh-ins, UFC President Dana White tweeted, “STOP listening to web sites and whoever. If u don’t hear it from us it’s probably not true. THIS FIGHT IS ON!!!!”

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The fight serves as Gonzalez’s (6-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) UFC debut while Calvillo (4-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) is making a quick turnaround after a successful debut at UFC 209 in March.

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