Luke Rockhold Pulls Out Of Rematch With Ronaldo Souza At UFC Fight Night 101

The UFC just lost their main event for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 101 event. Ariel Helwani of MMA Fighting is reporting that Luke Rockhold has pulled out of his scheduled middleweight bout with Ronaldo Souza due to an undisclosed injury. This was supposed to be the main event of UFC Fight Night 101.

The UFC has yet to has yet to announce who Souza will fight next, but it appears as though he will not remain on the card, which might put the event in jeopardy of being canceled as well.

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This would have been a rematch between the two fighters as their first fight took place back in September of 2011, which Rockhold won by decision.

UFC Fight Night 101 takes place on November 27th in Melbourne, Australia at the Rod Laver Arena. The entire card will air on the UFC’s streaming service, UFC Fight Pass. Here is the updated card:

TBA vs. Ronaldo Souza

Derek Brunson vs. Robert Whittaker

Andrew Holbrook vs. Jake Matthews

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Omari Akhmedov vs. Kyle Noke

Yusuke Kasuya vs. Alex Volkanovski

Chris Camozzi vs. Daniel Kelly

Damien Brown vs. Jon Tuck

Jonathan Meunier vs. Richard Walsh

Geane Herrera vs. Ben Nguyen

Dan Hooker vs. Jason Knight

Jenel Lausa vs. Yao Zhikui

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