www.411mania.com
|  News |  Columns |  Reports |  Video Reviews |  Title History |  News Report |
SPOTLIGHTS  SPOTLIGHTS
MOVIES/TV
// James Gunn Reveals Original Plan for Stan Lee's Guardians of the Galaxy Cameo
MUSIC
// Nicole Scherzinger Shows Off Her Newest Bikini Pics on Instagram
WRESTLING
// Ongoing WWE Smackdown Taping Results (SPOILERS)
MMA
// Alistair Overeem Comments on Anthony Johnson Calling Him a ‘Poor Training Partner’
GAMES
// The Top 8 Gamer Stereotypes


SYNDICATE  SYNDICATE



411mania RSS Feeds





Follow 411mania on Twitter!




Add 411 On Facebook
 


 
 411mania » MMA » News

Advertisement
Chris Weidman Injured, Out of UFC 173 Main Event
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 03.24.2014



The UFC has officially announced that UFC middleweight champion, Chris Weidman, is injured and been forced to withdraw from his scheduled main event bout against Lyoto Machida at UFC 173 this May. You can read UFC's full announcement below. As a result, the middleweight title bout between Weidman and Machida has been rescheduled for UFC's upcoming event on Saturday, July 5.

The fight was already recently changed from Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort after the Nevada State Athletic Commission announced their ban on testosterone replacement therapy. Belfort did not have enough time to transition off of his TRT regime in order to become licensed for the fight.

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that middleweight champion Chris Weidman has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled title defense against Lyoto Machida on May 24. Weidman suffered a knee injury that will require minor surgery and his bout with Machida has been rescheduled for Saturday, July 5. A new main event for UFC 173 on May 24 will be announced in the days to come.





MUST-READ 411 STORIES:

Top 8 Worst Series Finales

Snipes Rumored for Blade 4

Upton Responds To Leaked Nude Pics


comments powered by Disqus











www.41mania.com
Copyright (c) 2011 411mania.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
Click here for our privacy policy. Please help us serve you better, fill out our survey.
Use of this site signifies your agreement to our terms of use.