Article

Lesnar-Carwin Bout Postponed due to illness

Thomas Gerbasi, UFC - UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar has withdrawn from his UFC 106 main event title defense against unbeaten Shane Carwin due to an illness that has forced him out of training camp for nearly a month. The UFC hopes to re-schedule the bout for early 2010. Stepping up into the main event slot will be the highly-anticipated rematch between former light heavyweight champions Tito Ortiz and Forrest Griffin.

  

By Thomas Gerbasi
UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar has withdrawn from his UFC 106 main event title defense against unbeaten Shane Carwin due to an illness that has forced him out of training camp for nearly a month. The UFC hopes to re-schedule the bout for early 2010. Stepping up into the main event slot will be the highly-anticipated rematch between former light heavyweight champions Tito Ortiz and Forrest Griffin.

Tickets are on sale now for UFC 106: Ortiz vs Griffin 2, which takes place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Media

Recent
Joe Lauzon is fighting for more than himself at UFC 200, he's fighting for his family. Lauzon takes on Diego Sanchez in the FIGHT PASS prelims.
28/06/2016
UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk talks about explosive fighting style, lack of nerves before a big fight, discipline inside the Octagon and more. Jedrzejczyk defends her title against Claudia Gadelha in a rematch at The Ultimate Fighter Finale.
28/06/2016
Travis Browne talks UFC 200 and his matchup with Cain Velasquez in this edition of the UFC Minute.
28/06/2016
Check out a special sneak peek into the all-new episode of Lookin' for a Fight Ep. 6 where Dana and the guys head to Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Catch the premiere on YouTube live on Tuesday.
22/06/2016