Brian Stann has suffered an undisclosed injury and will be unable to compete as expected against Hector Lombard in the UFC on Fox 4 headliner. confirmed the news with a source close to the bout on Wednesday. first reported the development.

UFC on Fox 4 takes place Aug. 4 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles and marks the promotion’s third event of 2012 to appear on Fox’s flagship network. There has been no word from the UFC regarding either Stann’s injury or a potential replacement opponent for Lombard.

Stann, 31, has won four of his last five contests, with only a loss to current No. 1 contender Chael Sonnen marring the ex-Marine’s record during that stretch. The former World Extreme Cagefighting light heavyweight champion made his 185-pound debut in 2010, rattling off a trio of victories over Mike Massenzio, Chris Leben and Jorge Santiago before submitting to Sonnen’s arm-triangle choke this past October at UFC 136. The “All-American” rebounded from the loss in his most recent outing, however, stopping Alessio Sakara with ground-and-pound seven weeks ago at UFC on Fuel TV 2.

Lombard has not lost in over five years, recently ending a three-year stretch with the Bellator Fighting Championships that saw him earn eight victories and capture the Chicago-based promotion’s middleweight title. The hard-punching 34-year-old last competed on Nov. 19, dispatching Trevor Prangley in the second round of their Bellator 58 affair to notch his 17th career knockout.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

UFC Manila Cancelled, Fights Rescheduled After Penn Injury

  • 21 days ago

UFC Manila has been cancelled just nine days away from its occurrence after headliner BJ Penn suffered an injury.The UFC officially announced the cancellation on their website.The fight night card be read news >>

Injury forces B.J. Penn out of UFC Fight Night 97 headliner

  • 23 days ago

Just a little more than one week before the UFC’s return to the Philippines, the event has lost its headliner.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

B.J. Penn injured, out of UFC Fight Night 97 main event against Ricardo Lamas

  • 23 days ago

UFC Fight Night 97 takes a major hit as headliner BJ Penn withdraws with an injury.UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn has suffered an injury in training camp, forcing him out of hismain event match-up against read news >>

Paige VanZant Headlines UFC on FOX 22 |

  • 15 days ago

Paige VanZant returns to the headliner's role at UFC on FOX 22 on Dec. 17 in Sacramento, Calif. read news >>

Gunnar Nelson says injury happened during UFC workout, apologizes for canceled headliner

  • 3 days ago

Gunnar Nelson gave it his best effort, but an ankle injury ultimately forced him out of what would’ve been just his second UFC headliner.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Gunnar Nelson Details Injury That Led to UFC Belfast Main Event Cancellation

  • 2 days ago

Gunnar Nelson details the injury that led to the cancellation of his UFC Belfast bout with Dong Hyun Kim. read news >>

Alan Jouban promises to finish 'Jersey Shore reject' Mike Perry at UFC on FOX 22

  • 2 days ago

Alan Jouban clearly isn’t intimidated by the ways of UFC “newbie” Mike Perry, who he will face in a welterweight bout at UFC on FOX 22 in December.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Gunnar Nelson reveals injury that forced him out of UFC Belfast

  • 2 days ago

Gunnar Nelson had to drop out of his fight with Dong Hyun Kim read news >>

UFC on FOX 22 tickets on sale this week; $175 gets you cageside for Urijah Faber's farewell

  • 2 days ago

Want to see “The California Kid” fight one last time before he calls it a career? Just $40 will get you in the door, with $175 getting you up close and personal.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

James Krause injured, out of UFC Fight Night 99 co-main event vs. Ross Pearson

  • 2 days ago

For the second time, James Krause has suffered an injury and been forced out of a planned UFC Fight Night 99 co-main event showdown with Ross Pearson.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>