Max Holloway withdrawn from UFC 223 headliner on medical advice after extreme weight cut - with Anthony Pettis set to step in for main event



The build-up to UFC 223 had already been sensationally overshadowed by Conor McGregor's arrest for attacking a bus with Khabib Nurmagomedov on board. 
And things have gone from bad to worse for the UFC, with doctors forcing Max Holloway to withdraw from the main event after a brutal weight cut. Anthony Pettis is set to step up and face Nurmagomedov in the main event. 
This is the fourth fight to be pulled from the main card after a hugely damaging couple of days for the UFC.  
Holloway was called up to replace Tony Ferguson on short notice and was heralded for saving the main event. 
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6 April 2018 in Sport, Views: 35
Source: Daily Mail
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