Just minutes before the first fight of UFC 216 was to begin, the UFC announced one of the marquee matchups were canceled. The UFC announced that the matchup between Fabricio Werdum and Derrick Lewis fight had been removed from the card due to a last minute injury to Lewis. The UFC did not disclose what the injury is.
The heavyweight clash between Walt Harris and Mark Godbeer has been moved from the Fight Pass portion of the card to the Pay Per View.
Updated: As the UFC kicked off the broadcast, they announced that the Walt Harris vs Mark Godbeer fight has been canceled. They announced Harris has agreed to step up and fight Fabricio Werdum on the Pay Per View portion of the card instead.