Injured Nick Penner forced to drop off UFC card in San Jose
TORONTO - An injury has forced Canadian light-heavyweight Nick (The Quiet Assassin) off a televised UFC card next month.
The 32-year-old from Blumenort, Man., who trains in Edmonton, had been slated to fight Tom DeBlass on the July 11 card in San Jose.
Penner (12-2) lost his UFC debut to Australian Anthony (The Hippo) Perosh in March.
The main event in San Jose features middleweight contenders Mark Munoz and Chris Weidman.