UPDATE: Failed Medicals: Derek Brunson Out Against Jacare Souza [Strikeforce]


Today Strikeforce announces undefeated 3-time Division II All-American wrestler Derek Brunson will not be fighting Jacare next on March 3rd at Strikeforce “Tate vs. Rousey” due to the failing of his pre-fight medicals. No details were given about what could have lead to the failed tests.

Strikeforce is currently looking for a suitable replacement.

Strikeforce “Tate vs. Rousey” — is set to go off on March 3rd at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus Ohio.

Main card as it stands today,

Miesha Tate vs. Ronda Rousey
K.J. Noons vs. Josh Thomson
Ronaldo Jacare Souza vs. TBA
Paul Daley vs. Kazuo Misaki
Lumumba Sayers vs. Scott Smith


Brunson gives us details on the situation via titter,

Failed medicals = eye exam lol . I’m blind mf-ers … Ok here’s the deal … I’ve been fighting with contacts for 11 fights (9pro,2ams) never was an issue.Ohio won’t pass my eye exam…. Stevie Wonder can play a piano blind & blind people can drive cars , but i can’t fight with contacts

Brunson responds: