Ron Chenoy-US PRESSWIRE
With less than a week to go, the unluckiest fighter on the ZUFFA roster has been pulled from the UFC on FOX 6 event in Chicago after his fourth opponent, Josh Janousek, suffered an undisclosed injury in training.
Michael Kuiper just can't catch a break.
With Josh Janousek suffering an undisclosed injury, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has run out of opponents for the up-and-coming middleweight and has been forced to pull him from Saturday night's (Jan. 26, 2013) UFC on FOX 6 event, scheduled for the United Center in Chicago, Illinois.
UFC.com explains the madness:
Janousek was a late-notice replacement for opponent Buddy Roberts; Roberts had been a replacement for Caio Magalhaes; and Magalhaes was tapped to fight Kuiper when original opponent Thiago Bodao was injured. With the bout less than a week away, no replacement will be named.
Kuiper vs. Janousek was slotted for the Facebook "Prelims."
To see the rest of the UFC on FOX 6 fight card and line up, which includes Facebook and FX channel bout orders, click here. For all the news, notes and previews surrounding this weekend's "Johnson vs. Dodson" event -- and there are aplenty -- click here.
Anyone think we can make it to Saturday night without another injury?