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Ricardo Lamas on UFC Fight Night 97 cancelation: 'It sucks, especially with upcoming holidays'

While canceling an entire event is never an easy decision to make, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) felt it was the best thing to do after the mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion pulled the plug on UFC Fight Night 97 -- which was set to go down on Saturday (Oct. 15, 2016) in Manila, Philippines -- in the wake of B.J. Penn's injury. For Ricardo Lamas -- who was set to face "The Prodigy" in the main event of the FOX Sports1 event -- it's discouraging in more ways than one, as headlining an event against a living legend is an opportunity that doesn't come around often.
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