MMA ODDS AND ENDS FOR WEDNESDAY: TONY FERGUSON INJURED, FIGHT WITH KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV SCRAPPED FOR UFC ON FOX 19

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Tony Ferguson injured, fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov fought for UFC on FOX 19 MMAJunkie reports that Tony Ferguson is from his fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov because of injury and the matchup has been pulled from the card. Together with the harm news, Rashad Evans vs. Glover Teixeira now becomes a five-round fight and is the card new main event. UFC on FOX 19 takes place April 16 at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla.. Here’s an updated look in 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 place for Bellator 157: Dynamite 2 June Bellator officials confirmed Tuesday evening that the promotion has a date for their second MMA and kickboxing crossover event. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto accounts that headlining the card is going to be the return of Quinton Jackson because he chooses 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 onto a four-fight winning streak. Ishii (14-5-1) is 2-2 in his last four fights and will be coming off a TKO loss to Ji???? Proch??zka back at the RIZIN event in December. Bellator 157: Dynamite 2 will take place June 24 at Scottrade Center in St. Louis. This is the only matchup declared for the card up to now. ‘TUF 24’ tryouts set for April 25; tournament winner earns UFC flyweight title shot According to some UFC press release, Season 24 of this Ultimate Fighter will feature flyweights. The interesting caveat is the winner of this tournament makes 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 feature name implications. Season 4″The Comeback” saw Matt Serra earning a title shot against then champion Georges St-Pierre (who he defeated). Carla Esparza got the inaugural girl’s strawweight title after winning Season 20’s championship. Tryouts will take place April 25 in Palace Station in Las Vegas, NV. The reality series will start filming in June along with the series will premiere August 31 on Fox Sports 1. Douglas Lima meets Chidi Njokuani in Bellator 156 at June Bellator officials declared 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 signifies Miesha Tate declared the UFC girl’s bantamweight champion has signed a new deal with the UFC. Terms of the new deal were not published, but MMA Fighting reports that Tate wasn’t a free agent after her championship victory with Holly Holm in UFC 196.

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