According to a report by MMAjunkie.com, a playyed bout between Derek Burnson and Ronny Markes has been removed from Saturday’s UFC on FUEL TV: Nogueira vs. Werdum event. The bout was set for the Facebook prelims from Brazil.
Markes was injured in a car accident involving his manager. He suffered neck, head and rib injuries according to the report.
UFC president Dana White confirmed that both Brunson and Markes would be given their show money for the planned bout.