According to multiple reports, former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar has suffered an injury and will not be cleared to face Max Holloway for the featherweight title at UFC 218.
The bout was set to headline the December 2 card from Detroit’s Little Caesars Arena.
Edgar (22-5-1) has previously challenged for the featherweight title and was hoping to join Georges St-Pierre, Conor McGregor, BJ Penn and Randy Couture as multi-division champions in the UFC.
Holloway (18-3) won the unified title back at UFC 212 with a victory over Jose Aldo.
Below is the current fight card:
MAIN CARD (PPV/10 p.m. ET)
UFC Featherweight Championship
Max Holloway (c) vs. TBA
Heavyweight: Alistair Overeem vs. Francis Ngannou
Flyweight: Henry Cejudo vs. Sergio Pettis
Lightweight: Eddie Alvarez vs. Justin Gaethje
Strawweight: Tecia Torres vs. Michelle Waterson
PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1/8 p.m. ET)
Lightweight: Charles Oliveira vs. Paul Felder
Welterweight: Alex Oliveira vs. Yancy Medeiros
Lightweight: David Teymur vs. Drakkar Klose
Strawweight: Felice Herrig vs. Cortney Casey
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/6:15 p.m. ET)
Welterweight: Abdul Razak Alhassan vs. Sabah Homasi
Light Heavyweight: Dominick Reyes vs. Jeremy Kimball
Strawweight: Angela Magana vs. Amanda Cooper
Heavyweight: Justin Willis vs. Allen Crowder