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“Following a medical examination yesterday afternoon, Gina Carano’s medical clearance was revoked by her doctor and consequently she will not be able to fight on June 18,” Coker said.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.

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