UFC Middleweight Champion, Robert Whittaker has been forced to withdraw from UFC 221 due to injury, but Luke Rockhold will still be in the nights featured attraction.
The former Strikeforce & UFC Champion will now face former Cuban Olympic wrestler Yoel Romero, with a interim Middleweight Title on the line.
Rockhold (16-3) is coming off a September, 2nd round finish of David Branch. In July Romero (12-2), at UFC 213 dropped a unanimous decision to Robert Whittaker, which was for a interim Middleweight Title.
Whittaker recently became champion after Georges St. Pierre dethroned Micheal Bisping and then vacated the title.
UFC 221 is February 10th in Perth, Western Australia.