Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone steps up to the plate after Sam Stout unexpectedly pulled out of his UFC 137 fight with Dennis Siver, according to ESPN. Stout pullout is still undetermined, but the unexpected passing of his longtime trainer and brother-in-law Shawn Tompkins earlier this month could have played a factor. Cerrone tweets:
@danawhite and @UFC thank you for the opportunity to step up and take this fight!! I will come in shape and give it all I got! No curs
UFC 137 takes place on Oct. 29th at the at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.