Former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks
Former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks

UFC welterweight Johny Hendricks has been hospitalized due to issues with cutting weight to fight Tyron Woodley on Saturday at UFC 192 in Houston, Texas. UFC President Dana White broke the news via his Twitter account:

— Dana White (@danawhite) October 2, 2015

Hendricks has had weight cutting issues in the past and it looks like those issues have come up again. As of this writing, Tyron Woodley will not be fighting on the card against a late replacement opponent, and it appears that he will get the next title shot now according to UFC President Dana White confirmed with Yahoo Sports Kevin Iole via Twitter.

Stay tuned to for more details as they become available.

By Kelvin Hunt

Kelvin is a father and former collegiate baseball player with a degree in physical education from UNC-Pembroke. He's an avid MMA fan that has been writing about the sport since 2008 through various outlets. His favorite fighter is Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira due to the heart he has displayed throughout his legendary MMA career. In his spare time (there is none with three kids), he likes to work out and also likes to follow college football recruiting. You can email him at and you can follow him on twitter at @KelvinHuntMMA

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