Former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua has been forced to withdraw from his April 16 bout in Tampa against Rashad Evans due to injury. Replacing him in the FOX-televised bout will be number four-ranked contender Glover Teixeira.
In the main event at Amalie Arena, unbeaten lightweight powerhouse Khabib “The Eagle” Nurmagomedov takes on former Ultimate Fighter winner Tony “El Cucuy” Ferguson. Plus, Lyoto Machida squares off with Dan Henderson and Rose Namajunas faces Tecia Torres.
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