The UFC’s first paid event on UFC Fight Pass is this weekend’s TUF China finale headlined by Welterweight action between Dong Hyun Kim and John Hathaway. Today, news broke that the Featherweight tournament final between Yang Jianping vs Ning Guangyou has been postponed due to injury.
UFC News made the announcement via Twitter:
TUF China featherweight final Yang Jianping vs Ning Guangyou postponed due to injury; Nam Phan vs. Vaughan Lee now on #UFCMacao main card
— UFC News (@UFCNews) February 24, 2014
There is no word yet as to which fighter was injured, the extent of the injury, or when the bout will be rescheduled for. As of now, the TUF China finale has only nine bouts on the entire card.
Yang Jianping made it to the finals by defeating Fu Changxin in the first round of the tournament by first round submission. He followed that up with a unanimous decision over Yao Zhikui. Ning Guangyou made it to the finals by defeating Shih Liang in the first round of the tournament by KO in the second round. He followed that up with another second round KO victory over Rocky Lee to make it to the finals.
The TUF China Finale will now only crown one Ultimate Fighter. In the Welterweight bracket, Wang Sai will battle Zhang Lipeng for the right to become the first ever TUF China victor.