Darrell Horcher replaces Tony Ferguson to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov on April 16th in Horcher's UFC debut.
Responses on Ariel Helwani Twitter to the news:
Who the hell? Why would the UFC do that? Better than nothing, f the complainers. Why bother? And a bit late for April Fools.
The main card also has Glover vs Rashad, Machida vs Hendo, Namajunas vs Torres, and Swanson vs Dias.
Cowboy campaigned hard to get the fight but didn't get it.
RDA was willing to fight Khabib, but at UFC 200. He's still healing his broken foot, but has returned to training.
Nate Diaz thinks Showtime Pettis and Cowboy Cerrone are fucking dorks for training with each other.
Diaz believes you shouldn't be friendly with potential opponents.
Pettis subscribed to the same philosophy, but became friends with Cowboy during their recent trip on a USO tour together.
Pettis TKO'd Cerrone in January 2013.
Pettis' teammate Erik Koch is returning to action against Joe Proctor May 29th at UFC Fight Night 88. Koch has been
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