The promotion announced the cancellation on Friday. The bout will
not be replaced, and the July 29 event will move forward with 12
fights. UFC 214 takes place at the Honda Center in Anaheim and is
headlined by a light heavyweight championship rematch between
Cormier and Jon Jones.
Woodley will defend the welterweight strap against Demian Maia,
Justino and Tonya
Evinger will vie for the vacant women’s featherweight
Northcutt has yet to compete in 2017 after posting a 1-2 mark in
the Octagon last year. The Katy, Texas, native last appeared at UFC
on Fox 22, where he suffered a second-round submission loss to
Gall this past December.
Makdessi last competed at UFC 206, where he was knocked out by a
spinning wheel kick from Lando
Vannata. “The Bull” is 7-6 over the course of a promotional
tenure that began in 2010.