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Monday, 02/13/2012, 12:10 pm

Mike Kyle Forced Out Of Mousasi Fight With Injury

A light-heavyweight bout between Mike Kyle and Gegard Mousasi has reportedly been scratched from the Strikeforce show in March.

Reasoning for the removal is an undisclosed injury Kyle received presumably while training for the bout.
Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey takes place Saturday, March 3rd from Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Along with the main card that airs on Showtime, the preliminary card will feature the return of Ryan Couture, as well as hard hitting MMA veteran, Scott Smith. The full card is as follows:

This is the second time Kyle has been forced to withdraw from a matchup with former Strikeforce champ, Gegard Mousasi.

No word on whether or not Mousasi will keep his place on the card, or be shifted to a future event.

Champ Miesha Tate vs. Ronda Rousey (for female bantamweight title)
Gegard Mousasi vs. TBA
K.J. Noons vs. Josh Thomson
Paul Daley vs. Kazuo Misaki
Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza vs. Derek Brunson

(Showtime Extreme)
Alexis Davis vs. Sarah Kaufman
Caros Fodor vs. Pat Healy
Lumumba Sayers vs. Scott Smith
Conor Heun vs. Ryan Couture

Read More: Gegard Mousasi (News), Mike Kyle (News), Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey


6 Responses to “Mike Kyle Forced Out Of Mousasi Fight With Injury”

  1. Xaninho says:

    And this sucks, it would have been a great match-up between two exciting stand-up guys.

    I hope they won’t bring in one of those boring blankets to fill in.

  2. Al says:

    Mousasi should just come to the UFC…be nice to see him at MW

  3. Trent says:

    I think this was the 3rd time they were scheduled to fight…. damit

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