Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior Dos Santos was expected to headline UFC Fight Night 105 against Stefan Struve, but then Struve pulled out of the fight due to injury,
Dos Santos, due to a suitable replacement not being found in time, has now been pulled from next month’s event as well. Dos Santos took to Twitter to announce the news:
Unfortunately I'm out of that fight card Michael thank you very much for buying your ticket to see me fighting. https://t.co/RdskgHubVB— Junior Dos Santos (@junior_cigano) January 21, 2017
With Dos Santos apparently off the card now, a heavyweight division fight between Travis Browne and Derrick Lewis will now headline. The bout was originally planned for UFC 208.
Other notables on the card are former UFC Welterweight Champion Johny Hendricks, former Bellator MMA Middleweight Champion Hector Lombard, UFC Ultimate Fighter Brazil winner Cezar Ferreira, UFC Ultimate Fighter Nations winner and Fightful’s own Elias Theodorou, Thiago Santos, Randa Markos, Johny Hendricks, Hector Lombard and former UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion Carla Esparza.
UFC Fight Night 105 takes place on Sunday, February 19 from the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada with Derrick Lewis and Travis Browne headlining.