Gina Carano has been forced off the Strikeforce card on June 18 after she was unable to get medical clearance from her doctors.

The announcement was made on a media conference call on Tuesday.

Strikeforce official Scott Coker stated that Carano could not get medical clearance from her doctors in time for the fight.

“Following a medical examination yesterday afternoon, Gina Carano’s medical clearance was revoked by her doctor and consequently she will not be able to fight on June 18,” Coker said. “The timetable for Gina’s return will be determined after further tests are conducted this week.”

The bout between Carano and Sarah D’Alelio will now be pulled from the card, and will be replaced by a lightweight fight between K.J. Noons and Jorge Masvidal.

Strikeforce officials did not have a timeline for Carano’s return, but she hopes to get clearance to get back in the cage soon.

“I’m seriously disappointed not to be fighting on June 18,” Carano said in a statement released by Strikeforce. “I’d like to thank Greg Jackson and Team Jackson for such an amazing camp. I hope this is only a brief setback.”

Coker did say that the promotion may find an opponent for Sarah D’Alelio, but they would have further details available later on Tuesday.

MMAWeekly.com will have more details on this story as it develops.


Damon Martin is the lead staff writer and radio host for MMAWeekly.com.
Follow
@DamonMartin on Twitter or e-mail Damon a question or comment.


Follow MMAWeekly.com on Twitter and Facebook.


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

Related News

After UFC Fight Night 98 win, Sam Alvey holding out hope for fifth fight in 2016

  • 28 days ago
  • 7 views

With four fights since June, Sam Alvey just wants to fight. And if he can fight one more time before the end of 2016, his trademark smile will shine a little brighter.Filed under: Featured Videos, Ne read news >>

Medical suspension or not, UFC Fight Night 98 winner Beneil Dariush now focused on teammates

  • 28 days ago
  • 12 views

MEXICO CITY – Beneil Dariush picked up a big win over Rashid Magomedov at UFC Fight Night 98. Now, he’s ready to devote himself to helping his teammates follow suit.Filed under: Featured Videos, News read news >>

Report: Medical issue knocks Rashad Evans from Saturday's UFC 205 bout with Tim Kennedy

  • 26 days ago
  • 22 views

With UFC 205 drawing near, the card has lost its first bout due to a medical issue.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

Conor McGregor Predicted His Fighting Success and Financial Ambitions | FIGHTLAND

  • 19 days ago
  • 14 views

Way back in June 2014, before he went and took over the damn world, Conor McGregor was just an unknown featherweight with dreams and hopes and a busted knee. Ten months earlier, at UFC Fight Night 26 read news >>

Conor McGregor Predicted His Fighting Success and Financial Ambitions | FIGHTLAND

  • 19 days ago
  • 2 views

Way back in June 2014, before he went and took over the damn world, Conor McGregor was just an unknown featherweight with dreams and hopes and a busted knee. Ten months earlier, at UFC Fight Night 26 read news >>

UFC 205 medical suspensions: Chris Weidman out 60 days following bloody knockout loss

  • 18 days ago
  • 30 views

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is out two months pending medical clearance after a knockout loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 205. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Marcos Rogerio de Lima: Fight with Gadzhimurad Antigulov will be a war

  • 17 days ago
  • 13 views

Marcos Rogerio de Lima has competed in Strikeforce and was a contestant on “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3” but he hasn’t been very active during his time with the UFC.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Luke Rockhold Still Eyeing 'Jacare' Souza Fight | MMAWeekly.com

  • 11 days ago
  • 12 views

Former middleweight champion Luke Rockhold was forced to pull out of his scheduled rematch against 'Jacare' Souza at UFC Fight Night 101 due to a knee injury. read news >>

Report: Daniel Cormier injured, forced out of UFC 206 headliner vs. Anthony Johnson

  • 9 days ago
  • 26 views

Another UFC main event has taken a hit in 2016. Two weeks before the fight, light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier is out of his rematch with Anthony Johnson at UFC 206 in Toronto. Filed under: Featu read news >>

Injuries Force Changes to Two December UFC Fight Cards | MMAWeekly.com

  • 9 days ago
  • 18 views

In addition to the UFC 206 main event shake-up, Injuries have also forced changes to two otherDecember UFC fight cards. read news >>