Al Iaquinta vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov in a lightweight title fight will serve as the main event while a rematch between Rose Namajunas and Joanna Jedrzejczyk for women's strawweight title will serve as the co-main event.
Nurmagomedov's original opponent, the interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson, had to pull out from the fight less than a week ago, due to a knee injury.
At the Friday weigh-ins, it emerged that he was deemed "unfit" by the New York State Athletic Commission, and was also bumped from the main event on its eve.
His most recent fight last December saw him defend his featherweight title against Jose Aldo, who he had previously beaten in June to claim the belt outright.
It does mean, however, that a shock Iaquinta win would mean Ferguson [interim champion] and McGregor [reigning champion] could yet retain their belts. UFC President Dana White made the news official to media members.
"Showtime" was considered the early front-runner for the Nurmagomedov fight as he has the highest profile and once held the UFC lightweight title.
Khabib Nurmagomedov, pictured during UFC 205 at Madison Square Garden on November 12, 2016 in New York City, was still unsure of his UFC 223 opponent 30 hours before the start of the event.
Many expected Felder and Pettis to get matched up as a result, but are both off the card, as they're teammates.
Again, however, the UFC's attempts to salvage the main event hit an abrupt roadblock by the NYSAC. Joe Lauzon vs. Chris Gruetzemacher has been promoted to the UFC 223 main card You can see the updated card below. White said all fighters bumped off the card will be paid.
Holloway stepped in to save the UFC's upcoming pay-per-view and made a decision to take this fight in the 155 lbs category on just six days notice. Al Iaquinta showed 155.2. Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar headlines 'Mania. "My leafs might change color, but my roots are the same".
You can go ahead and grab the updated version of the Snapchat application from the official AppStore 's page for the iPhone X . It will also artfully blur the background using a technique called bokeh, which is familiar from the iPhone's Portait Mode.
The June gold contract closed up $19.60 at US$1,346.90 an ounce and the May copper contract was up two cents at US$3.05 a pound. Markets bounced back the following Monday on news of successful trade talks between the Trump administration and South Korea.
Alex Noren - Perhaps the most underrated golfer in the world right now, Noren is the 15th-ranked player in the world right now. Number 9, Dustin Johnson- I don't think he'll win but with the sheer amount of talent he possesses, DJ has to be on the list.
The Space Exploration Technologies rocket roared away at 7:13 a.m. into clear skies above Space Launch Complex-4 on South Base. During the launch, SpaceX cut the feed due to restrictions from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
The company had planned to be producing 20,000 Model 3s a month by December 2017, but in a disappointing Q4 it shipped only 1,542. First-quarter deliveries totalled 29,980 vehicles, of which 11,730 were Model S and 10,070 were Model X.
A Statement from 21st Century Fox said: "We have worked diligently with the CMA throughout its extensive review". If Disney buys Sky News, it would clear the way for 21st Century Fox to complete the Sky takeover.
Katie Kasuvke is on the school's softball team, and said she understands what the team went through to get to the Final Four. But facing one of the best defensive teams in the country, the Ramblers scored just 16 points over the final 14 minutes.
Dallet, a Milwaukee County judge, drew strong Democratic support including an endorsement from former Vice President Joe Biden. Although candidates technically do not have party affiliation, the state party can work on the candidate's behalf.
It had since been escorted to the peninsula and its occupants handed over to immigration authorities for processing. A Rohingya refugee boy carries water in the Kutupalong refugee camp, in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh March 22, 2018.
We used to play The Open, and we would play in about two hours and 20 minutes or two hours and 25 minutes", Nicklaus said. But a hole in one from six-time masters victor Jack Nicklaus' grandson, Gary junior, which brought down the house.
Today: Rain, along with a few rumbles of thunder, will continue to persist through the morning, causing flooding in certain areas. The leading edge of the line of storms will be capable of producing wind gusts near 50 to 60 miles per hour .
For the Smackdown Tag Team Championships The Bludgeon Brother are slight favorites at -134 to dethrone The Usos for those titles. One of the most underrated wrestling games ever, WWE All-Stars was created to exemplify the grandiose nature that is wrestling.
The court has been considering what to do about a Spanish extradition request for Mr Puigdemont for more than a week. Sanchez said in a letter from a Madrid jail published Thursday that he was ready to try again to be elected.
Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. raised its stake in shares of Amazon.com by 4.1% during the fourth quarter. Technical analysts have little regard for the value of a company. (NasdaqGS: AMZN ) now has a value of 0.020813.
It also has the new Intel Thermal Velocity Boost (TVB), which claims to offer a turbo frequency of up to 4.8GHz. Sensitive data protected by Intel's Software Guard Extensions could be open to a new side-channel attack.
According to the Connecticut Post , Baker also received $5,000 in severance, which Esty said she repaid to the US Treasury. Matt Gorman, communications director for the National Republican Congressional Committee, said in a statement that Ms.
Last week , Cook blasted Facebook over its business model which monetized its customers at the expense of their privacy. Unlike Facebook , Apple previously has demonstrated its ability to make a strong decision when it comes to privacy.
The Sarmat system is "powerful and modern and defense systems will not be able to withstand it", Putin said earlier in March. Putin has made much of developing such "invincible" systems as a counter to costly USA missile defense programs.
Embiid released a brief video on Instagram late Wednesday night, sharing a message of "not good " while laying in a hospital bed. In Embiid's absence, rookie sensation Ben Simmons will have to carry a bigger workload for the playoff-bound Philadelphia 76ers .
So the Wolverines understand that much of the nation is rooting for this unusual tournament to produce a fittingly quirky end. Television cameras have made a habit of showing her on the sideline and there is a bobblehead being rushed into production.
The Roseanne Barr Trump connection was made official during the 2016 election, during which the actress supported The Donald. "It was pretty exciting, I'll tell you that much", Barr said when she called into Good Morning America this morning.