B.J. Penn out of UFC Fight Night 97 clash with Ricardo Lamas
Penn, 16-10-2D, was scheduled to make his featherweight debut against Ricardo Lamas in the main event of UFC Fight Night 97 in Manila, which takes place next Saturday.
However, according to reports, injury has forced the former lightweight and welterweight champion off the card.
MMA Junkie reported the news late last night and claimed the injury occurred in training.
Neither the UFC or Penn have confirmed the injury but are expected to do so within the next 24 hours.
It’s unknown if Lamas, who is currently the no.4 ranked featherweight in the world, will remain on the card.
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