James Irvin Injured Knee, Out Of UFC 102 Fight With Wilson Gouveia

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Updated: August 5, 2009

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James “Bad Luck” Irvin has suffered a massive knee injury and is forced to pull out of his UFC 102 “Couture vs Nogueira” fight with Wilson Gouveia. The news first broke by Carmichael Dave on the Underground forum, but has since been confirmed by several MMA news sites.

Sacramento based fighter James Irvin has suffered another massive setback in his oft-injured career, this time with a massive knee injury….Irvin is expected to undergo reconstructive surgery sometime in the next few days, and is also expected to miss 6-10 months.

The UFC has yet to announce a replacement for Irvin.

For the latest on UFC 102, check out our UFC Rumors.

UPDATE
Ed Herman (15-7) has agreed to face Wilson Gouveia at UFC 102, according to Sherdog.

10 Comments

  1. tom

    August 5, 2009 at 3:04 am

    damn..he is always getting hurt wtf ha

    were is hearth

  2. dane drebin

    August 5, 2009 at 3:46 am

    james irvin is made of glass it pretty sad

  3. Joey

    August 5, 2009 at 8:51 am

    Always getting hurt anyway so there's no surprise here.

  4. Jay

    August 5, 2009 at 9:41 am

    whats the poit of moving down to 185. this was a guy that used to fight at heavyweight right?

  5. Mike

    August 5, 2009 at 9:54 am

    light heavyweight

  6. Jay

    August 5, 2009 at 10:05 am

    dude he used to fight at heavyweight back in the day when he fought mike kyle and Bo cantrell. I know mma mike

  7. Mike

    August 5, 2009 at 10:35 am

    yes he used to fight at heavyweight…. but he has just dropped down from light…. i thought you was asking that….

    besides i'd hardly class 1 heavyweight fight in the UFC as a "heavyweight"

    (otherwise Arona and Babalu are heavies)

  8. Jay

    August 5, 2009 at 10:52 am

    No hard feelings i love ya guys in here ok. hope the best man wins on saturday

  9. UFC NEWS

    August 5, 2009 at 11:46 am

    Ed Herman likely to face Wilson Gouveia at UFC 102.

  10. tom

    August 7, 2009 at 8:44 am

    Back injury forces Wilson Gouveia off of "UFC

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