UFC champion forced to pull out of main event after suffering unexpected injury @TheMMABible/Twitter

UFC Featherweight champion Max Holloway (19-3) has been ruled out of his upcoming UFC 222 main event fight against Frankie Edgar (22-5-1) on March 3 in Las Vegas, sources confirmed to on Saturday.

The website didn’t receive confirmation on the severity of Holloway’s injury. The champion successfully defended this title by defeating Jose Aldo by third-round TKO during his last fight in December.

Ironically, Edgar was ruled out of the original fight planned against Holloway for UFC 218 after suffering a broken orbital bone during training.

UFC has not confirmed the report nor given any details about a potential replacement main event fight for the upcoming pay-per-view.

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