Report: Visa issues bounce Tyrone Spong from WSOF 3 event on June 14 in Las Vegas

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Easy come, easy go. Tyrone Spong reportedly has visa issues and will not be able to make his scheduled appearance at WSOF 3, where he was expected to throw hands opposite Angel DeAnda on June 14, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Let him cross the border, bro.

Tyrone Spong, who was expected to take on up-and-coming light heavyweight knockout artist Angel DeAnda at the World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 3 event on June 14, 2013, in Las Vegas, Nevada, has been forced off the card due to visa issues, according to a report from Sherdog.com.

The promotion is hoping to get him back in action later this summer.

The hard-hitting Surinamese-Dutch kickboxer made his mixed martial arts (MMA) debut at WSOF 1 last November on NBC Sports, making mincemeat out of regional slugger Travis Bartlett. He promptly returned to his stand-up roots just last month, knocking out Remy Bonjasky in spectacular fashion in the second round of their GLORY 5 main event in London.

See it again here.

No word yet on whether or not DeAnda will receive a new opponent or hang around until Spong gets his affairs in order. WSOF 3 is expected to be headlined by a welterweight battle pitting former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) stars Jon Fitch vs. Josh Burkman.

To see the current WSOF 3 fight card and rumors click here.


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