UFC 82: Akihiro Gono Drops Out Of Fight With Fitch

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This is still a rumor, but it looks like Akihiro Gono will not fight Jon Fitch at UFC 82, due to a long standing hand injury

A Post on Akihiro Gono’s personal blog:

I have a pain in my righthand from November(UFC debut fight)

So I could not train enough

I wondered it,Doctor checked my hand again,and This condition was so bad,

Doctor ordered me to stop fight and all training.

And operation is done. maybe in Junuary

I am verry sorry,my fans and John Fitch……..

I will annnounce operation schedule and come back time