Tony Ferguson hurt, fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov fought for UFC on FOX 19 MMAJunkie reports that Tony Ferguson is out of his fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov because of injury and the matchup has been pulled in the card. With the injury news, Rashad Evans vs. Glover Teixeira now becomes a five-round fight and is the card new principal event. UFC on FOX 19 occurs April 16 in Amalie Arena at Tampa, Fla.. Here’s an updated look at 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 next MMA and kickboxing crossover event. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto accounts that headlining the card will be the yield of Quinton Jackson because he takes on Satoshi Ishii. Jackson (36-11) is coming off a unanimous decision victory over Fabio Maldonado at 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 past four fights and is coming off a TKO loss to Ji???? Proch??zka back in the RIZIN event in December. Bellator 157: Dynamite two will occur June 24 at Scottrade Center in St. Louis. This 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 a UFC press release, Season 24 of this The Ultimate Fighter will feature flyweights. The interesting caveat is 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 next time TUF has attribute title implications. Season 4″The Comeback” saw Matt Serra making a title shot against then winner Georges St-Pierre (who he conquered ). Carla Esparza got the inaugural girl’s strawweight title after winning Season 20’s tournament. Tryouts will take place April 25 at 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 meets Chidi Njokuani in Bellator 156 in June Bellator officials announced 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 streak. Njokuani (14-4) has won nine of the past ten matchups and will be coming off a unanimous decision over Ricky Rainey. Bellator 156 takes place June 17 at Save Mart Center at Fresno, Calif.. Champion Miesha Tate earns new UFC contract KHI Managment, which represents Miesha Tate declared that the UFC woman’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 championship success with Holly Holm in UFC 196.
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