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TUF Finale 22: Khabib Nurmagomedov Out Again

Khabib Nurmagomedov

Another injury has forced Khabib Nurmagomedov to the sidelines once again, as the unbeaten lightweight will not compete at The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale.

Nurmagomedov (22-0) has been replaced by Edson Barboza for a bout vs. Tony Ferguson on December 11. The event features Chad Mendes vs. Frankie Edgar in the headline act.

Ferguson (19-3) has won nine of 10 Octagon fights, while Barboza (16-3) sports a 10-3 record overall with the promotion.

Check out the current lineup below:

Featherweight: Frankie Edgar vs. Chad Mendes

Lightweight: Edson Barboza vs. Tony Ferguson

Lightweight: Joe Lauzon vs. Evan Dunham

Welterweight: Mike Pierce vs. Ryan LaFlare

Featherweight: Mirsad Bektic vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri

Flyweight: Justin Scoggins vs. Joby Sanchez

Heavyweight: Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Konstantin Erokhin

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Fight Cards

UFC Fight Night 102: Lewis vs. Abdurakhimov

Event Date: December 9, 2016
Broadcast: TBD

UFC 206: Holloway vs. Pettis

Event Date: December 10, 2016
Broadcast: TBD

Bellator 168: Carvalho vs. Manhoef 2

Event Date: December 10, 2016
Broadcast: Spike

Bellator 169: King Mo vs. Ishii

Event Date: December 16, 2016
Broadcast: Spike

UFC on FOX 22: VanZant vs. Waterson

Event Date: December 17, 2016
Broadcast: TBD

UFC 207: Nunes vs. Rousey

Event Date: December 30, 2016
Broadcast: TBD