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Lesnar Will NOT Fight Carwin at UFC 108 Velasquez vs. Big Nog Added
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Lesnar Will NOT Fight Carwin at UFC 108 Velasquez vs. Big Nog Added
Written by Vytas   
Thursday, 05 November 2009
LesnarBrock-musclebeach.jpg Lesnar, Brock - muscle beach image by Diesel67

Sources close to Brock Lesnar's camp informed Heavy.com that Lesnar will not be able to participate in the postponed main event of UFC 108 against Shane Carwin.

Lesnar has battled an undisclosed illness for the past month that forced him to withdraw from a scheduled title defense against Carwin at UFC 106. The bout was rescheduled for UFC 108, but Heavy.com learned earlier this week that Lesnar has not recovered from the illness and cannot train at even a moderate page without quickly becoming exhausted.

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According to Sensei Sportv’s blog, Nogueira’s manager confirmed that the Brazilian, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (32-5-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) set for UFC 108 will face the undefeated heavyweight Cain Velasquez (7-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) at UFC 108, which takes place at January 2.
Rumored card so far
- Cain Velasquez vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira
- Rashad Evans vs. Thiago Silva
- Junior Dos Santos vs. Gabriel Gonzaga
- Carlos Condit vs. Paul Daley
- Tyson Griffin vs. Jim Miller
- Martin Kampmann vs. Rory Markham
- Joe Lauzon vs. Sam Stout
- Dan Lauzon vs. Cole Miller
- Ryan Jensen vs. Mark Munoz
- Jake Ellenberger vs. Mike Pyle

 

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written by randomdude, November 05, 2009
Tickets go on sale in what, a week an a half? Considering that Lesnar bailed (again) they set up a pretty good main event to take the place of the heavyweight showdown... Feel bad for Carwin though, he's been waiting for that title shot for quite a while now and now he's still waiting.
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written by rzw, November 05, 2009
Agree with the fightcard, looks good
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written by DMC, November 05, 2009
I completely disagree with this, Brock backs out again, to illness though so its understandable... but really? the title is being sat on and heavy weight contenders keep walking up the ranks without getting what they deserve? Cain Velesquez against Big Nog? Not bad, but Cain has been working the ranks for a bit now and isn't getting much in return. Rashad Evans vs. Thiago Silva is not bad, but Rashad was suppose to fight in a number one contender match with Rampage, He should be on the sidelines to fight the winner of Shogun and Machida's rematch.
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written by n a m e, November 05, 2009
big nog is gonna slow that Velasquez kid down.
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El Jefe
written by master, November 05, 2009
Velasquez his the [email protected]! so dont talk if u dont know what the [email protected]#@#k your talking about u seen the [email protected]#@k fight, come on. if the ref would let them fight a littl bit more that guy would gone!! to sleep!! we all know that. So that mex power wether u like or not!!! [email protected]#@k off. Let the man [email protected]#@k Shine.smilies/cry.gifsmilies/cry.gifsmilies/cry.gifsmilies/cry.gifsmilies/cry.gifsmilies/cry.gifsmilies/cry.gifsmilies/angry.gifsmilies/sad.gifsmilies/angry.gifsmilies/sad.gifsmilies/cool.gifsmilies/cool.gifsmilies/cool.gifsmilies/cool.gifsmilies/cool.gif
THE MMA PROFESSOR
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written by THE MMA PROFESSOR, November 05, 2009
apparently brock has MONO so he might be f**ked for like a year who knows.
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to master
written by dood, November 05, 2009
velasquez is gonna get his ass BEAT!!!the only real challenge he fought was cheick kongo but the reason cain won the fight is becuz kongo got a 3 week notice.that not a good amount of time to train.Big Nog gonna WHOOP THAT ASS!!!

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