Kyung Ho Kang injured, Chris Holdsworth now meets Chico Camus at UFC 173

An undisclosed injury has forced Kyung Ho Kang out of the UFC 173 card on Memorial Day weekend and Chris Holdsworth will now meet Chico Camus.MGM Grand

The fight change was confirmed to TheMMAReport.com by the UFC on Friday.

UFC 173 takes place on May 24th from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and will be headlined by Renan Barao defending the UFC bantamweight title against T.J. Dillashaw.

Camus (14-4) has won back to back fights in the UFC and is coming off a win at UFC on FOX 10 in January against Yaotzin Meza. All three of his victories in the UFC have come by unanimous decision and his last stoppage victory came in 2011.

Holdsworth (5-0) has won all of his professional fights by submission, including a second round rear-naked choke against Davey Grant to win The Ultimate Fighter 18. Three of his five submissions have come by rear-naked choke and all of his wins have come in the first or second round.

The current UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw card is below.

Main Card: (PPV – 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT)
Renan Barao (32-1, 1NC) vs. T.J. Dillashaw (9-2)
Junior dos Santos (16-3) vs. Stipe Miocic (11-1)
Robbie Lawler (22-10, 1NC) vs. Jake Ellenberger (29-7)
Takeya Mizugaki (19-7-2) vs. Francisco Rivera (10-2, 1NC)
Jamie Varner (21-9-1 2NC) vs. James Krause (20-5)

Preliminary Card: (Fox Sports 1 – 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT)
Michael Chiesa (10-1) vs. Francisco Trinaldo (14-3)
Tony Ferguson (14-3) vs. Katsunori Kikuno (22-5-2)
Chris Holdsworth (5-0) vs. Chico Camus (14-4)
Al Iaquinta (8-2-1) vs. Mitch Clarke (10-2)

Preliminary Card: (Fight Pass – 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT)
Anthony Njokunai (16-7, 1NC) vs. Vinc Pichel (8-1)
Sam Sicilia (12-4) vs. Doo Ho Choi (11-1)
Jingliang Li (8-2) vs. Danny Mitchell (14-5-1)

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