During the UFC 205 pre-fight press conference on Thursday, UFC president Dana White said the historic fight card in New York City has stayed mainly intact with only the middleweight bout between Rashad Evans and Tim Kennedy falling off the card.
That changed Friday morning when the scheduled welterweight bout between Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Kelvin Gastelum fell through after Gastelum missed weight or the third time in his UFC tenure.
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Gastelum withdrew from the fight without stepping on the scale. Cerrone weighed in at 170.4 pounds and will receive his show money for the bout. The UFC 205 fight card will move forward with 11 fights, featuring five main card bouts.
Cerrone will reportedly be rebooked for the UFC 206 fight card in Toronto on December 10. FoxSports.com broke the news that Cerrone and Matt Brown verbally agreed to fight at UFC 206.
Brown is coming off back-to-back losses to Jake Ellenberger and Demian Maia and will look to rebound when he reportedly faces Cerrone next month.
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