Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is injured and out of his UFC 230 co-main event rematch with the man he beat to take the title, Chris Weidman.
The UFC has not yet made the announcement but a report from Brett Okamoto followed by reports from MMA Junkie have confirmed the news.
Per sources, Luke Rockhold is out of his middleweight fight against Chris Weidman at UFC 230. UFC already working on shuffling things around. This is the co-main event currently.
— Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) October 19, 2018
UFC 230 takes place Nov. 3 at Madison Square Garden in New York. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass.
The UFC is reportedly searching for a replacement to fight Weidman on the card, with Ronaldo Souza being among the names mentioned.
The latest UFC 230 lineup includes:
MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
Champ Daniel Cormier vs. Derrick Lewis – for heavyweight title
Chris Weidman vs. TBA
David Branch vs. Ronaldo Souza
Jack Marshman vs. Karl Roberson
Israel Adesanya vs. Derek Brunson
PRELIMINARY CARD (FS1, 8 p.m. ET)
Jason Knight vs. Jordan Rinaldi
Sijara Eubanks vs. Roxanne Modafferi
Julio Arce vs. Sheymon Moraes
Lyman Good vs. Ben Saunders
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 6:30 p.m. ET)
Matt Frevola vs. Lando Vannata
Shane Burgos vs. Kurt Holobaugh
Montel Jackson vs. Brian Kelleher
Ruslan Magomedov vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima