• Terry Etim forced to withdraw from UFC on Fox 4 with injury, Lauzon waits for new opponent

  • Terry Etim Terry Etim forced to withdraw from UFC on Fox 4 with injury, Lauzon waits for new opponentThe UFC has been hit with yet another injury after British fighter Terry Etim (15-4) has now been forced to withdraw from his scheduled UFC on Fox 4 bout against Joe Lauzon (21-7).

    The UFC broke the news on Fuel TV’s “UFC Tonight” show on Tuesday. Joe Lauzon will still fight on the card but a new opponent is yet to be determined.

    UFC on Fox 4 takes place on August 4th at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The main event on the night will be Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Brandon Vera in a light-heavyweight battle with the main card airing on FOX with the prelims set to air on FUEL TV.

    Terry Etim was last in action against Edson Barboza at UFC 142 earlier this year, losing the fight via TKO after a head-kick knockout by Barboza. The matchup earned “Fight of the Night” honors giving Etim his fourth bonus payout in five fights. Prior to the loss against Barboza, the 26-year-old scored a lovely guillotine choke submission victory over Eddie Faaloloto at UFC 138 in Birmingham, England.

    Joe Lauzon will now be looking to bounce back from his knockout loss against Anthony Pettis at UFC 144 in Japan on February 26th. Prior to the loss against Pettis, the 28-year-old had scored back-to-back victories over Curt Warburton and Melvin Guillard with both via submissions earning “Submission of the Night” honors. Lauzon now awaits a new opponent and an opportunity to boun

    The UFC on Fox 4 fight card is as follows:

    Main Card (FOX)


    • Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Brandon Vera
    • Ryan Bader vs. Lyoto Machida
    • Travis Browne vs. Ben Rothwell

    Preliminary Card (FUEL TV)


    • Rob Broughton vs. Matt Mitrione
    • Phil Davis vs. Wagner Prado
    • Phil De Fries vs. Oli Thompson
    • DaMarques Johnson vs. Mike Swick
    • Cole Miller vs. Nam Phan
    • Josh Grispi vs. Rani Yahya
    • Manny Gamburyan vs. Michihiro Omigawa


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