UFC 208 down to 11 bouts

UFC 208 down to 11 bouts

By Edward Carbajal

2/10/2017


During the early morning weigh-ins, news broke that Justin Willis had been removed from UFC 208. The reason given was that he was deemed "medically unfit to compete", Willis posted more details on his Facebook page right around the time the news broke.

Fighter safety is always priority number one and with the sport going through it's first run in New York legally, better to be safe than sorry. When the news was it announced to was also stated Marcin Tybura will be getting his "show" money. UFC 208 takes place tomorrow night and is another first for MMA in bringing the sport to Brooklyn's Barclay's center.

<Feature Photo: Keith Mills/Sherdog.com>


Edward Carbajal is a contributing writer for MMA at Frontproof Media and a Verified Creator at Creators.co. You can follow Edward on Twitter @Carbazel or at his website TheBlogBoardJungle.com. Check out his YouTube channel.

 

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