Injuries, Injuries, Injuries, First we had to deal with Lightweight Title holder Rafael Dos Anjos pulling out of UFC 196 against McGreggor because of a foot injury and now we have to deal with Light Heavyweight Title holder Daniel Cormier pulling out of UFC 197 against Jon “Bones” Jones because of a leg injury. After the news went public, both Cormier and Jones took to social media to release their statements on the issue.

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Cormier displayed his deepest apologies to his opponent and fans.

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Jones Displayed his willingness to fight anyone in the light heavyweight or heavyweight weight classes which is a lot like how McGreggor responded after the Dos Anojs Injury.

As always UFC and president Dana White worked quickly to find a replacement fighter. They landed on the number 6 Light Heavyweight contender and former University of Tennessee football player Ovince Saint Preux. With a height of six-foot-three-inch, a reach of 80 inches and a younger age of 32 it almost seems Saint Preux is physically a better match for Jones than Cormier. Saint Preux has won three of his last four fights and has a total fight record of 19-7.

Co-headlining the event is the UFC flyweight championship bout between Demetrious Johnson and Henry Cejudo. Demetrious Johnson has a fight record of 22-2-1 and is the number 2 ranked fighter in the world, ranked under only Jon Jones. The fight takes place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on April 23.