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Thomas Gerbasi, UFC - UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar has withdrawn from his UFC 106 main event title defense against unbeaten Shane Carwin due to an illness that has forced him out of training camp for nearly a month.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UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar has withdrawn from his UFC 106 main event title defense against unbeaten Shane Carwin due to an illness that has forced him out of training camp for nearly a month.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.

Sunday, February 19
9PM/6PM
ETPT
Halifax, Canada

Media

Recent
Watch the Fight Night Halifax weigh-in highlights, featuring main event heavyweight stars Derrick Lewis and Travis Browne.
Feb 18, 2017
UFC Fight Night weigh-in at the World Trade Convention Centre on February 18, 2017 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
Feb 18, 2017
UFC lightweight Alessandro Ricci struggled for seven years to breakthrough into the UFC. But the Toronto-native now based in Las Vegas realized his dream when he stopped chasing it. Ricci looks for his first UFC win Sunday in Halifax vs. Paul Felder.
Feb 17, 2017
Joe Rogan previews the main event for Fight Night Halifax, featuring heavyweight contenders Derrick Lewis and Travis Browne.
Feb 17, 2017