Ferguson out of clash with Nurmagomedov, Teixeira vs. Evans now headlines UFC on FOX

Tony Ferguson

Tony Ferguson is officially out of his fight on April 16th fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov per the UFC.

UFC on Fox 19 will be held on April 16, 2016 at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. Moving into the UFC on FOX main event will be the light heavyweight showdown between Rashad Evans and Glover Teixeira.

When the news was announced, Nurmagomedov turned to social media to wish Ferguson a speedy recovery.


UFC officials are still discussing whether Nurmagomedov will remain on the card. With this announcement, UFC on FOX 19 now looks like this:

Main Event (FOX)
Glover Teixeira vs. Rashad Evans
Lyoto Machida vs. Dan Henderson
Rose Namajunas vs. Tecia Torres
Cub Swanson vs. Hacran Dias
Preliminary Card (Fox)
Beneil Dariush vs. Michael Chiesa
John Dodson vs. Manvel Gamburyan
Court McGee vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio
Drew Dober vs. Islam Makhachev
Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)
Bethe Correia vs. Raquel Pennington
Randy Brown vs. Michael Graves
Cezar Ferreira vs. Caio Magalhães
Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos vs. Omari Akhmedov

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