Richard Odoms withdraws from UFC 177 bout against Ruslan Magomedov

Richard Odoms was scheduled to make his UFC debut at the end of the month against Ruslan Magomedov at UFC 177, but Odoms has pulled out of the fight for unknown reasons and Magomedov will be moved to another card.ufc177_560x440

UFC officials announced the change on Monday and the lightweight bout between Yancy Medeiros and Justin Edwards has been elevated to the main card broadcast on pay-per-view.

UFC 177 will come from the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California on August 30th and will be headlined by a title rematch as TJ Dillashaw will defend the UFC bantamweight title against the man he beat to become champion, Renan Barao.

The current UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Barao II fight card is below.

Main Card: (PPV – 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT)
TJ Dillashaw (10-2) vs. Renan Barao (32-2, 1NC)
Danny Castillo (17-6) vs. Tony Ferguson (15-3)
Bethe Correia (8-0) vs. Shayna Baszler (15-8)
Yancy Medeiros (9-2, 1NC) vs. Justin Edwards (8-4)
Ramsey Nijem (9-4) vs. Carlos Diego Ferreira (10-0)

Preliminary Card: (Fox Sports 1 – 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT)
Lorenz Larkin (14-3, 1NC) vs. Derek Brunson (11-3)
Scott Jorgensen (15-9) vs. Henry Cejudo (6-0)
Anthony Hamilton (12-3) vs. Ruan Potts (8-2)
Joe Soto (15-2) vs. Anthony Birchak (11-1)