Daniel Cormier is injured and out of his fight on April 23rd at UFC 197 with Jon Jones.
Brett Okamoto confirmed that it's a leg injury.
There was a rumor last week that Cormier was at a wrestling tournament and could barely walk on his left leg.
This is the first time Cormier has pulled out of a fight.
Ariel Helwani says Rumble Johnson hasn't been offered to step in as of yet.
Anthony Johnson knocked out Ryan Bader on January 30th.
Alexander Gustafsson says he isn't ready to fight until the summer. Glover Teixeira is fighting Rashad Evans. Ovince St-Preuz beat Feijao in February.
There was worry earlier this week that Jones might not bejo able to fight due to his alleged drag racing incident which led to an arrest. But Jones is allowed to fight on April 23rd.
UFC 197 has Johnson vs Cejudo, Pettis vs Barboza, Whittaker vs Natal, Rodriguez vs Fili, Sergio Pettis vs Chris Kelades, Esparza vs Lima, and Escudero vs Lee.
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