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Tony Ferguson injured, no word of replacement for UFC on FOX 19

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Another injury has wrecked a UFC card in 2016.

TUF winner and streaking UFC lightweight Tony Ferguson (21-3-0), who was supposed to battle Russian Khabib Nurmagomedov (22-0-0), is scrapped.

This means the co-main event – Rashad Evans vs Glover Teixeira – moves up as the new main event.

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UFC on FOX 19 takes place April 19th at the Amalie Arena in Tampa Bay, Florida.

UFC officials are mulling over a possible replacement for Ferguson. Stay tuned to this story for further developments.

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Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.

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