The flyweight bout between Henry Cejudo and Sergio Pettis which was scheduled to kick off the UFC 211 PPV card tomorrow night has been cancelled.
Ariel Helwani of MMA Fighting reported the news on twitter.
Breaking: Saturday’s Sergio Pettis vs. Henry Cejudo flyweight fight has been canceled, per multiple sources. Details coming to @mmafighting.
— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) May 10, 2017
Helwani reported that according to multiple sources, a hand injury has forced Cejudo out of the fight.
With this news, Sergio Pettis will receive his show money, if he successfully makes weight Friday morning.
There is no information at this time as to what fight will be bumped up to the main card following this withdrawal.
Main Card (PPV)
Stipe Miocic (c) vs. Junior dos Santos [a]
Joanna Jędrzejczyk (c) vs. Jéssica Andrade [b]
Demian Maia vs. Jorge Masvidal
Frankie Edgar vs. Yair Rodríguez
Henry Cejudo vs. Sergio Pettis
Preliminary Card (FX)
Eddie Alvarez vs. Dustin Poirier
Chas Skelly vs. Jason Knight
Krzysztof Jotko vs. Dave Branch
Marco Polo Reyes vs. James Vick
Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)
Jessica Aguilar vs. Cortney Casey
Jared Gordon vs. Michel Quinones
Chase Sherman vs. Rashad Coulter
Gabriel Benítez vs. Enrique Barzola
Joachim Christensen vs. Gadzhimurad Antigulov