Tim MeansThe injury plague of 2012 certainly has not slowed down and now it’s claimed a fighter by way of self-inflicted knockout.

Tim Means was cutting weight to prepare for his Saturday night showdown against Abel Trujillo by burning off the final few pounds in the sauna. In the midst of his weight cutting, Means slipped and knocked himself out and is now out of the fight at UFC on Fox 5.

UFC president Dana White announced the change via Twitter.

“The UFC curse strikes again. Tim Means slips in sauna and KO’s himself so now Marcus LeVesseur vs Abel Trujillo,” wrote White.

In his place, Marcus LeVesseur will step in and face Trujillo on Saturday night’s card.

LeVesseur was originally scheduled for the UFC on Fox 5 fight card against Ultimate Fighter winner Michael Chiesa, who was forced out of the fight due to illness.

So now LeVesseur faces Trujillo with the final card numbering 11 fights… if no one trips and falls down some steps or something.

Stay tuned to MMAWeekly.com for up-to-the-minute UFC on Fox 5 news and fight coverage.

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

Related News

UFC on FOX 21 Takeaways: Demian Maia Makes Jiu-Jitsu Cool Again

  • 29 days ago
  • 68 views

UFC on FOX 21 could be the end of a great career, the arrival of another, and the re-emergence of a great former champion. read news >>

UFC Hamburg Bout Nixed from Saturday’s Fight Card Due to Injury

  • 29 days ago
  • 16 views

One of Saturday's UFC Fight Night 93 preliminary bouts has been cancelled due to injury. read news >>

Once He Steps in the Octagon, CM Punk Has Already Won

  • 28 days ago
  • 43 views

Heading into his MMA debut at UFC 203, former WWE Superstar CM Punk feels justified in his decision to leave the world of pro wrestling for something new. read news >>

The Evolution of Punk, Ep 3: Hurt (CM Punk Video)

  • 27 days ago
  • 41 views

After rehabbing a shoulder injury, CM Punk is eager to get back in the gym. Once he's cleared to train, Punk learns the name of his first opponent. read news >>

Bruno Pucci Happy to Bury 18-Month Injury Nightmare at ONE: Unbreakable Warriors

  • 26 days ago
  • 6 views

Brian Pucci looking to bury his 18-month injury nightmare with his second consecutive victory at Friday's ONE: Unbreakable Warriors. read news >>

Demarques Jackson on Titan FC 41 Bout: ‘This is the Biggest Fight of My Life’

  • 21 days ago
  • 5 views

Demarques Jackson steps up in his biggest challenge to date when he makes his Titan FC debut on Sept. 9 in Coral Gables, Fla., to take on Raush Manfio. read news >>

UFC Statement on CB Dollaway

  • 18 days ago
  • 4 views

UFC announced that CB Dollaway has had to withdraw from his scheduled bout at UFC 203 due to an injury he suffered last night as a result of an elevator accident at a hotel in Cleveland. read news >>

Watch Michael Johnson Take Out Gleison Tibau (UFC Hidalgo Free Fight Video) | MMAWeekly.com

  • 15 days ago
  • 22 views

Before he steps in the cage with Dustin Poirier on Saturday in Hidalgo, Texas, check out this full fight video of Michael Johnson as he takes out Gleison Tibau. read news >>

Derek Campos Expecting Explosive Fight with Djamil Chan at Bellator 161 | MMAWeekly.com

  • 14 days ago
  • 5 views

Derek Campos steps into a Bellator 161 lightweight bout against Djamil Chan on Friday, in what could very well end up being a title elimination bout. read news >>

Gian Villante Injured, Off UFC New York Fight Card | MMAWeekly.com

  • 7 days ago
  • 5 views

Gian Villante has been forced off of the UFC 205 fight card due to injury. read news >>