MMA ODDS AND ENDS FOR WEDNESDAY: INJURY FORCES B.J. PENN OUT OF UFC FIGHT NIGHT 97 MAIN EVENT

Injury forces B.J. Penn out of UFC Fight Night 97 headliner MMAjunkie confirmed Tuesday the MMA legend B.J. Penn has been forced to withdraw from next week’s UFC Fight Night 97 headlining bout with Ricardo Lamas because of injury. UFC Fight Night 97 takes place Oct. 15 in SM Mall of Asia Arena at Pasay, Manila, Philippines. Here is an updated look at the card. MAIN CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 10 a.m. ET) Ricardo Lamas vs. opponent TBA Derrick Lewis vs. Marcin Tybura Jenel Lausa vs. Yao Zhikui Mizuto Hirota vs. Cole Miller PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 6:45 a.m. ET) Sam Alvey vs. Alex Nicholson Jon Tuck vs. Alex Volkanovski Ryan Janes vs. Dongi Yang Seo Hee Ham vs. Danielle Taylor James Moontasri vs. Alex Morono Ali Bagautinov vs. Kyoji Horiguchi Sergio Moraes vs. Zak Ottow reserved for UFC Fight Night 100 After Michael Graves being pulled from UFC Fight Night 100 due to an arrest, Zak Ottow will measure up against Sergio Moraes at UFC Fight Night 100. UFC officials declared the matchup on Tuesday Ottow (14-4) is coming off a powerful UFC debut against Josh Burkman, defeating the TUF two vet by split decision. Moraes (10-2-1) has stayed unbeaten in his last five fights, including a draw against Luan Chagas at UFC 198 in his final struggle. UFC Fight Night 100 will take place from the Ibirapuera Gymnasium Brazil, in Sao Paulo. Here’s an updated look at the card… Ryan Bader (21-5) vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (22-7) Claudia Gadelha (13-2) vs. Cortney Casey (6-3) Krzysztof Jotko (18-1) vs. Thaigo Leites (26-6) Christian Colombo (8-1-1) vs. Luis Henrique (9-2) Johnny Eduardo (27-10) vs. Manny Gamburyan (15-9) Gadzhimurad Antigulov (18-4) vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima (14-3) Matheus Nicolau (12-1-1) vs. Ulka Sasaki (19-3-2) Sergio Moraes (10-2-1) vs. Zak Ottow (14-4) Pedro Munhoz (12-2, 1NC) vs. Justin Scoggins (11-2) Cezar Ferreira (10-5) vs. Jack Hermansson (14-2) UFC 204 Embedded: Vlog Series — Exhibit 2

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MMA ODDS AND ENDS FOR WEDNESDAY: INJURY FORCES B.J. PENN OUT OF UFC FIGHT NIGHT 97 MAIN EVENT

Injury forces B.J. Penn out of UFC Fight Night 97 headliner MMAjunkie confirmed Tuesday the MMA legend B.J. Penn has been made to withdraw from next week’s UFC Fight Night 97 headlining bout with Ricardo Lamas because of injury. UFC Fight Night 97 occurs Oct. 15 at SM Mall of Asia Arena at Pasay, Manila, Philippines. Here’s an updated look in the card. MAIN CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 10 a.m. ET) Ricardo Lamas vs. opponent TBA Derrick Lewis vs. Marcin Tybura Jenel Lausa vs. Yao Zhikui Mizuto Hirota vs. Cole Miller PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 6:45 a.m. ET) Sam Alvey vs. Alex Nicholson Jon Tuck vs. Alex Volkanovski Ryan Janes vs. Dongi Yang Seo Hee Ham vs. Danielle Taylor James Moontasri vs. Alex Morono Ali Bagautinov vs. Kyoji Horiguchi Sergio Moraes vs. Zak Ottow booked for UFC Fight Night 100 Following Michael Graves being pulled out of UFC Fight Night 100 due to an arrest, Zak Ottow will step up from Sergio Moraes in UFC Fight Night 100. UFC officials announced the matchup on Tuesday Ottow (14-4) is coming off a powerful UFC debut against Josh Burkman, beating the TUF two vet by split decision. Moraes (10-2-1) has stayed unbeaten in his last five fights, including a draw against Luan Chagas in UFC 198 in his last fight. UFC Fight Night 100 will happen from the Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Here’s an updated look at the card… Ryan Bader (21-5) vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (22-7) Claudia Gadelha (13-2) vs. Cortney Casey (6-3) Krzysztof Jotko (18-1) vs. Thaigo Leites (26-6) Christian Colombo (8-1-1) vs. Luis Henrique (9-2) Johnny Eduardo (27-10) vs. Manny Gamburyan (15-9) Gadzhimurad Antigulov (18-4) vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima (14-3) Matheus Nicolau (12-1-1) vs. Ulka Sasaki (19-3-2) Sergio Moraes (10-2-1) vs. Zak Ottow (14-4) Pedro Munhoz (12-2, 1NC) vs. Justin Scoggins (11-2) Cezar Ferreira (10-5) vs. Jack Hermansson (14-2) UFC 204 Embedded: Vlog Series — Exhibit 2

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