Early UFC 209 Results, Nurmagomedov pulled from UFC 209

UFC 209 PPV Main Event:

170 lbs.: UFC Welterweight Champion Tyron Woodley (170) vs. Stephen Thompson (169)

UFC 209 PPV Co-Main Event:

155 lbs.: Khabib Nurmagomedov () vs. Tony Ferguson (154.5) for interim lightweight title (cancelled, Nurmagomedov failed to make the weigh in after being hospitalized, details below)

UFC 209 PPV Main Card:

185 lbs.: Rashad Evans (185) vs. Daniel Kelly (186)
155 lbs.: David Teymur (156) vs. Lando Vannata (156)
265 lbs.: Mark Hunt (265) vs. Alistair Overeem (256)

UFC 209 FOX Sports 1 “Prelims” Undercard:

265 lbs.: Mark Godbeer (241.5) vs. Daniel Spitz (240)
265 lbs.: Luis Henrique (248.5) vs. Marcin Tybura (251.5)
145 lbs.: Mirsad Bektic (145) vs. Darren Elkins (145.5)
135 lbs.: Iuri Alcantara (135.5) vs. Luke Sanders (135)

UFC 209 Fight Pass “Prelims” Undercard:

205 lbs.: Paul Craig (204) vs. Tyson Pedro (205)
135 lbs.: Albert Morales (135.5) vs. Andre Soukhamthath (136)
115 lbs.: Cynthia Calvillo (115.5) vs. Amanda Cooper (116)

The official UFC statement below:

UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov was transported to Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center Thursday evening due to weight management medical issues. He was treated and has been discharged, UFC officials confirmed.

The scheduled interim lightweight championship bout between Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson at UFC 209 has been cancelled on the doctor’s recommendation.

UFC 209 takes place Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, live on Pay-Per-View at 10 p.m./7 p.m. ET/PT. Tyron Woodley faces Stephen Thompson with his welterweight championship on the line in a rematch from their 2016 Fight of the Year contender at UFC 205.

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