UFC Fight Night 97 Canceled After B.J. Penn Injury

B.J. Penn

UFC Fight Night 97 has been cancelled, after headliner B.J. Penn was forced to pull out, due to injury.

Details are unknown, but the 37-year-old suffered the injury during training, and forced to withdraw from the event, where he was scheduled to fight Ricardo Lamas.

After being unable to secure a replacement opponent, the UFC chose to scrap the entire event.

UFC Fight Night 97 was scheduled for Oct. 15 at SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay, Manila, Philippines.