Ben Rothwell will not be able to compete at UFC 203 due to suffering a torn meniscus and possible ACL injury in training for his fight with Fabricio Werdum.
A report by MMAjunkie states that Rothwell (36-10) will be forced out of the September 10 co-main event in Cleveland. The UFC is seeking a replacement for the event that will allow Werdum (20-6-1) to compete.
UFC 203 features Stipe Miocic defending his heavyweight title against No. 1 contender Alistair Overeem in the main event.
Below is the current lineup:
UFC Heavyweight Championship
Stipe Miocic (c) vs. Alistair Overeem
Heavyweight: Fabricio Werdum vs. TBA
Female Bantamweight: Bethe Correia vs. Jessica Eye
Bantamweight: Urijah Faber vs. Jimmie Rivera
Lightweight: Nik Lentz vs. Mairbek Taisumov
Welterweight: CM Punk vs. Mickey Gall
Lightweight: Damir Hadzovic vs. Yusuke Kazuya
Lightweight: Erik Koch vs. Drew Dober
Strawweight: Joanne Calderwood vs. Jessica Andrade
Middleweight: Brad Tavares vs. Caio Magalhaes
Flyweight: Ian McCall vs. Ray Borg