Late Wednesday evening, UFC confirmed the rumors regarding how they intend to handle the Tim Kennedy vs. Rashad Evans fight that was scratched from this Saturday’s historic UFC 205 pay-per-view due to an undisclosed medical issue that Evans is dealing with.
UFC.com made the news official last night regarding the Kennedy-Evans bout being moved to next month’s UFC 206 pay-per-view, which features Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony “Rumble” Johnson 2 for the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship and Max Holloway vs. Anthony Pettis in the top two bouts.
UFC 206: Cormier vs. Johnson 2 is scheduled to take place on Saturday, December 10th at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Join us here at MMANews.com on 12/10 for live round-by-round results coverage of the UFC 206 pay-per-view.
Below is the report UFC posted on their official website on Wednesday evening to confirm the news regarding Kennedy-Evans being shifted over to the UFC 206:
KENNEDY-EVANS CLASH SHIFTED TO UFC 206
Tim Kennedy vs Rashad Evans has been rescheduled.
Originally slated to take place at UFC 205 on Nov. 12, the Kennedy-Evans bout has been shifted to UFC 206 on Saturday, Dec. 10 from the Air Canada Centre in Toronto.
The middleweight bout is the latest addition to a packed fight card in Toronto, one which already features Daniel Cormier vs Anthony Johnson in the main event, Max Holloway vs Anthony Pettis and a battle between Top 15 light heavyweights Nikita Krylov vs Misha Cirkunov, amongst others.
See the full UFC 206 fight card
Tickets for the night of fights on Dec. 10 are available on Ticketmaster.ca. For those unable to make it to Toronto, the main card will be available on Pay-Per-View.