Nogueira has severe staph infection; UFC 108 bout with Velasquez off

MANCHESTER, England – The UFC’s injury woes continue, and another main event has been scrapped.

A planned UFC 108 bout between heavyweight contenders Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Cain Velasquez has been called off due to a severe staph infection currently affecting “Big Nog.”

UFC president Dana White confirmed the news to at Saturday’s UFC 105 post-event press conference.

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