Per UFC.com, Henry Cejudo has withdrawn from his bout against Scott Jorgensen scheduled for Saturday evening at UFC 177.

In a short statement, Thomas Gerbasi of UFC.com posted:

Due to medical reasons, debuting flyweight Henry Cejudo has been forced to withdraw from Saturday’s UFC 177 bout against Scott Jorgensen in Sacramento. The card will continue as scheduled with nine bouts.

This will be the fourth consecutive fight Cejudo has withdrew from in the past five months. Previous to this event, Cejudo had withdrawn from Legacy Fighting Championship 25, Legacy FC 31, and Legacy FC 34.

It has not been announced if Scott Jorgensen will receive his show purse for making weight, although this has been common practice in similar instances.

Now with Cejudo vs. Jorgensen off the card, here is how UFC 177 is set to go down Saturday night:

Bantamweight title bout — T.J. Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao.

Lightweight bout – Tony Ferguson vs. Danny Castillo

Bantamweight bout – Bethe Correia vs. Shayna Baszler

Lightweight bout – Ramsey Nijem vs. Carlos Diego Ferreira

Lightweight bout – Yancy Medeiros vs. Justin Edwards.

You can catch the early preliminary fight between Chris Wade and Cain Carrizosa in a lightweight exclusively on UFC Fight Pass at 7:30 pm EST. From there, you can catch the following preliminary bouts on FOX Sports 1 starting at 8:00 pm EST:

Bantamweight bout – Joe Soto vs. Anthony Birchak

Heavyweight bout – Ruan Potts vs Anthony Hamilton

Middleweight bout – Lorenz Larkin vs. Derek Brunson

UFC 177 will be available to purchase on pay-per-view on UStream, YouTube, Yahoo! Sports, UFC.tv, and UFC Fight Pass. Check with your cable or satellite provider for local availability.

 

 

 

About The Author

Jason Lundgren

I have been an MMA reporter/opinion writer for over 10 years. I play WAY too many video games. I'm not on Twitter much, but follow me @JLundgrenSports