Chris Weidman has been forced to postpone his scheduled UFC middleweight title fight with Lyoto Machida due to a minor injury, officials announced Monday.
Weidman (11-0) was originlly expected to meet Vitor Belfort Memorial Day weekend, but Belfort was removed when the UFC and the Nevada Athletic Commission moved to ban TRT.
Machida (21-4), a former UFC light heavyweight champion who moved down to 185 pounds recently, was declared the No. 1 contender after besting Gegard Mousasi.
A new main event for UFC 173 is expected to be announced shortly.
Below is the current lineup for the night:
MAIN CARD (PPV/10 p.m. ET)
Heavyweight: Junior dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic
Bantamweight: TJ Dillashaw vs. Takeya Mizugaki
Lightweight: Tony Ferguson vs. Katsunori Kikuno
Lightweight: Jamie Varner vs. James Krause
PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1/8 p.m. ET)
Lightweight: Michael Chiesa vs. Francisco Trinaldo
Bantamweight: Chris Holdsworth vs. Kyung-Ho Kang
Lightweight: Al Iaquinta vs. Mitch Clarke
Lightweight: Anthony Njokuani vs. Vinc Pichel
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/6:30 p.m. ET)
Lightweight: Piotr Hallman vs. Yves Edwards
Featherweight: Sam Sicilia vs. Doo Ho Choi
Welterweight: Jingliang Li vs. Danny Mitchell