This time, though, it's through no fault of "The Eagle's," as his opponent Tony Ferguson was forced to withdraw from their upcoming headlining fight at UFC on Fox 19, which was set to do down on April 16, 2016 in Tampa, Florida.
FOX Sports was the first to report the unfortunate news, and "El Cucuy" hit Twitter to explain his withdrawal:
I am out of my Fight Due to Blood/Fluid in my Lung. Usually I can Power Through These things.… https://t.co/zBcaxr4lBi— Tony Ferguson (@TonyFergusonXT) April 5, 2016
The delay means Nurmagomedov will have to wait a bit longer to make his Octagon return after sitting on the sidelines for nearly two years with multiple injuries. The event will now feature a co-main event between Dan Henderson and Lyoto Machida.
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