BJ Penn without an opponent for #UFC199 as Siver is injured

The injury bug has struck again and this time only a mere few hours after announcing that this bout was due to serve as the main event of the prelim portion of #UFC199.

Dennis Siver has been injured and will not be able to compete against BJ Penn at #UFC199 which takes place on June 4th.

The news was announced via last night and there is no confirmation as to whether or not Penn will remain on the card.

The bout was due to serve as Penn’s first bout back from a retirement spell and the former Lightweight Champion had been training at Greg Jackson’s gym in Albuquerque, New Mexico in preparation.

The #UFC199 now looks like this;

Main Card

Luke Rockhold vs. Chris Weidman
Dominick Cruz vs. Urijah Faber
Max Holloway vs. Ricardo Lamas
Dan Henderson vs. Hector Lombard
Bobby Green vs. Dustin Poirier

Preliminary Card

Clay Guida vs. Brian Ortega
Beneil Dariush vs. James Vick
Jessica Andrade vs. Jessica Penne
Tom Breese vs. Sean Strickland
Luiz Henrique da Silva vs. Jonathan Wilson
Kevin Casey vs. Elvis Mutapcic
Dong Hyun Kim vs. Polo Reyes

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