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

By Staff  |  10/06/2016

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.