Tony Ferguson hurt, fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov scrapped for UFC on FOX 19 MMAJunkie reports that Tony Ferguson is out of his fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov because of trauma and the matchup has been pulled in the card. Together with the injury news, Rashad Evans vs. Glover Teixeira currently becomes a five-round struggle and is the card’s new principal event. UFC on FOX 19 occurs April 16 at Amalie Arena at Tampa, Fla.. Here’s an updated look in the card MAIN CARD (FOX, 8 p.m. ET) Rashad Evans vs. Glover Teixeira Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. TBA Dan Henderson vs. Lyoto Machida Rose Namajunas vs. Tecia Torres PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX, 6 p.m. ET) Michael Chiesa vs. Beneil Dariush Hacran Dias vs. Cub Swanson John Dodson vs. Manny Gamburyan Court McGee vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 4 p.m. ET) Bethe Correia vs. Raquel Pennington Randy Brown vs. Michael Graves Cezar Ferreira vs. Caio Magalhaes Drew Dober vs. Islam Makhachev Omari Akhmedov vs. Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos Quinton Rampage Jackson vs. Satoshi Ishii set for Bellator 157: Dynamite 2 in June Bellator officials confirmed Tuesday evening that the advertising has a date for their second MMA and kickboxing crossover event. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto accounts that headlining the card will be the yield of Quinton Jackson because he chooses on Satoshi Ishii. Jackson (36-11) is coming off a unanimous decision victory over Fabio Maldonado in UFC 186 back in April 2015. He heads into this matchup onto a four-fight winning streak. Ishii (14-5-1) is 2-2 in his last four fights and will be coming off a TKO loss to Ji???? Proch??zka back at the RIZIN occasion in December. Bellator 157: Dynamite two will take place June 24 at Scottrade Center at St. Louis. This really is the only matchup announced for the card up to now. ‘TUF 24’ tryouts set for April 25; championship winner earns UFC flyweight title shot According to some UFC press release, Season 24 of this The Ultimate Fighter will feature flyweights. The fascinating thing is that the winner of this championship earns a shot at the winner of this upcoming Demetrious Johnson vs. Henry Cejudo championship fight at UFC 197. This is the third time TUF has feature name consequences. Season 4″The Comeback” watched Matt Serra making a title shot against then winner Georges St-Pierre (who he defeated). Carla Esparza got the inaugural woman’s strawweight title after winning Season 20’s tournament. Tryouts will take place April 25 in Palace Station in Las Vegas, NV. The reality show will begin filming in June and the series will premiere August 31 on Fox Sports 1. Douglas Lima matches Chidi Njokuani in Bellator 156 at June Bellator officials declared Tuesday that the former welterweight champion Douglas Lima will come back to the cage against Chidi Njokuani. Lima (26-6) is coming off a unanimous decision loss to Andrey Koreshkov last July where he dropped his welterweight strap. The loss snapped his five-fight winning series. Njokuani (14-4) has won nine of the past ten matchups and is coming off a unanimous decision over Ricky Rainey. Bellator 156 occurs June 17 at Save Mart Center in Fresno, Calif.. Champion Miesha Tate earns new UFC contract KHI Managment, which signifies Miesha Tate announced the UFC girl’s bantamweight champion has signed a new deal with the UFC. Terms of the new deal were not released, but MMA Fighting reports that Tate wasn’t a free agent after her tournament success with Holly Holm in UFC 196.
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