News broke yesterday that Rafael dos Anjos had suffered a broken foot on Friday, and pulled out of his UFC 196 lightweight title bout with Conor McGregor in a couple of weekends time. dos Anjos posted photo evidence of the broken foot below.
🇧🇷—>>>Me desculpem todos os fans de verdade e ao @ufc , em toda minha carreira de 32 lutas eu nunca precisei cancelar luta por conta de uma lesão mas num esporte de contato isso acontece, creio que Deus sabe de todas as coisa e o melhor está por vir!||🇺🇸—>>>Sorry to all my real fans and @ufc, I have 32 professional fights on my career and I never cancel any fight due to injuries, but it is a contact sport and injuries happen, I believe that God knows everything and he have a better plans for me #Jesus #Jesusfirst #truechampion #fletcherjonesnewportbeach #evolvefightteam #evolvemma #kingsmma #gordojj
Rafael dos Anjos was eventually replaced by Nate Diaz and now McGregor and Diaz will compete in the main event at 170lbs. UFC 196: McGregor vs. Diaz will be held on March 5, 2016 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.