Chris Weidman Injured, Out Of UFC 173 Bout vs. Lyoto Machida

UFC middleweight champ Chris Weidman has to withdraw from UFC 173 main event, two sources close to the situation confirmed that Weidman would not be able to fight as the result of a minor knee injury that will require surgery.

The UFC confirmed the news to sources, and said that his match against Lyoto Machida will be moved to UFC 175 on July 5th, 2014. One of the sources states that Weidman saw a doctor on Monday that affirmed an original prognosis that ruled him out of the May 24th matchup in Las Vegas.

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