#3-ranked UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov (22-0-0) is out of the TUF 22 Finale while #6-ranked Brazilian Edson Barbosa (16-3-0) is in as his replacement.

The UFC made the announcement today, which ensures #8-ranked TUF winner Tony Ferguson (20-3-0) a quality fight.

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Nurmagomedov explained his rib injury on his Instagram page.

This should prove to be an exciting battle as both fighters love to showcase their striking skills.

The TUF 22 Finale takes place December 11th in Las Vegas. Frankie Edgar takes on Chad Mendes in the main event.

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