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UFC announced Friday that a bantamweight match between Ian Entwistle and Rob Font at UFC 204 has been canceled after Entwistle was forced to withdraw from the event due to illness.
Font successfully weighed in and will receive his show money. Entwistle, who was not present at weight-ins, revealed on Instagram that a bad weight cut led to his withdrawal.
Entwistle last competed at UFC Fight Night “Rothwell vs. Dos Santos,” where he loss to Alejandro Perez via first-round technical knockout on April 10. Font had an 11-fight winning streak snapped when he lost a decision to John Lineker at UFC 198 on May 14.
UFC 204 takes place at Manchester Arena in Manchester and is headlined by a middleweight championship bout between Michael Bisping and Dan Henderson.
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