Zak Cummings vs. Alberto Mina pulled from Saturday's TUF China Finale
Saturday’s fight card for the TUF China Finale is down to eight bouts following today’s loss of a preliminary-card fight.
With Zak Cummings (16-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC) expected to come in eight pounds heavy for the fight, his fight with fellow welterweight Alberto Mina (10-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has been canceled, UFC officials confirmed with MMAjunkie.
Vitor out; Machida in at UFC 173
On the same day the Nevada State Athletic Commission announced a major change in its policy on testosterone-replacement therapy, there has been a major change at the top of the next major card the state will host.
Vitor Belfort (24-10 MMA, 13-6 UFC) is out of his middleweight title shot against champion Chris Weidman (11-0 MMA, 7-0 UFC) at UFC 173 in May, and in his place will step fellow Brazilian and former champion Lyoto Machida (21-4 MMA, 13-4 UFC).