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Dennis Siver Injured, Out of UFC 199 Bout With B.J. Penn

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Dennis Siver Injured, Out of UFC 199 Bout With B.J. Penn

UFC Hall of Famer and former lightweight and welterweight champion, B.J. Penn will likely receive a new opponent for his scheduled UFC 199 fight on June 4.

B.J. Penn vs Dennis Siver added to UFC 199Penn was to return to mixed martial arts competition after retiring from the sport several years ago.  He was scheduled to Dennis Siver in a featherweight bout but the German fighter has pulled out with an undisclosed injury.

No replacement has been named to welcome Penn back to the UFC octagon.  It is also unknown if Penn will wait for Siver to get healthy and push the fight back to a later date.

UFC 199 will be held at The Forum in Inglewood, California.

The current UFC 199 fight card looks like this:

Main Card (Pay-per-view)

Luke Rockhold vs. Chris Weidman
Dominick Cruz vs. Urijah Faber
Max Holloway vs. Ricardo Lamas
Dan Henderson vs. Hector Lombard
Bobby Green vs. Dustin Poirier

Preliminary Card (FOX Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass)

B.J. Penn vs. TBD
Clay Guida vs. Brian Ortega
Beneil Dariush vs. James Vick
Jessica Andrade vs. Jessica Penne
Tom Breese vs. Sean Strickland
Luiz Henrique da Silva vs. Jonathan Wilson
Kevin Casey vs. Elvis Mutapcic
Dong Hyun Kim vs. Polo Reyes