"The doctors and the Commission were aware and repeatedly examined the red mark on Matt's back. They concluded that it was healing and hardened to the point that it posed no threat to Matt or anyone else inside the Octagon." Duff Holmes(Matt Hamill's manager) tells MMAFighting Why The Doctor's Allowed Hamill To Fight With Staph.
Matt Hamill enters the Octagon at The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 11 Finale and defeats Keith Jardine with staph infection on his back (Pic).
UFC lightweight contender Kenny Florian will handle color commentary duties on back-to-back nights, filling in for Joe Rogan at the TUF 11 Finale in Las Vegas on June 19th alongside Mike Goldberg, and then joining Todd Harris the next night for WEC 49 in Edmonton. Source: KennyFlorian.com The Ultimate Fighter 11 Finale coverage WEC 49: Varner vs. Shalorus coverage