Tony Ferguson injured, fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov scrapped for UFC on FOX 19 MMAJunkie reports that Tony Ferguson is out of his struggle with Khabib Nurmagomedov due to trauma and the matchup was pulled from the card. Together with the harm information, Rashad Evans vs. Glover Teixeira now becomes a five-round fight and is the card new main event. UFC on FOX 19 occurs April 16 in 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 June Bellator officials confirmed Tuesday evening that the promotion has a date for their next MMA and kickboxing crossover event. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto accounts that headlining the card is going to be the return of Quinton Jackson as 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 on 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 in the RIZIN occasion in December. Bellator 157: Dynamite two will take place June 24 at Scottrade Center in St. Louis. This really is the only matchup announced for the card so far. ‘TUF 24’ tryouts set for April 25; championship winner earns UFC flyweight title taken According to a UFC press release, Season 24 of this The Ultimate Fighter will feature flyweights. The interesting caveat is the winner of the tournament earns a shot at the winner of the upcoming Demetrious Johnson vs. Henry Cejudo championship fight at UFC 197. This is the next time TUF has attribute name implications. Season 4″The Comeback” saw Matt Serra earning a title shot against then champion Georges St-Pierre (who he conquered ). Carla Esparza earned the inaugural girl’s strawweight title after winning Season 20’s championship. Tryouts will take place April 25 in Palace Station in Las Vegas, NV. The reality series will start filming in June and the show will premiere August 31 on Fox Sports 1. Douglas Lima matches Chidi Njokuani in Bellator 156 in June Bellator officials announced Tuesday that the former welterweight champion Douglas Lima will return 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 eight of the last ten matchups and will be coming off a unanimous decision over Ricky Rainey. Bellator 156 takes place June 17 at Save Mart Center in Fresno, Calif.. Champion Miesha Tate earns new UFC contract KHI Managment, which signifies Miesha Tate declared the UFC girl’s bantamweight champion has signed a new deal with the UFC. Terms of the new deal were not published, but MMA Fighting reports that Tate was not a free agent after her tournament success with Holly Holm at UFC 196.
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