Kenny Florian Off UFC: Fight for the Troops 2 Card Due To Injury, Melvin Guillard Steps In

Heavy MMA has confirmed that Kenny Florian has pulled out of his bout with Evan Dunham due to injury. The bout was scheduled to be the main event of the UFC's second Fight for the Troops card. According to the Heavy MMA report Melvin Guillard will be stepping in as the replacement:

Florian was scheduled to face rising prospect Dunham in the headlining bout of the Fight for the Troops 2 show on January 22 at Fort Hood, TX. Melvin Guillard has been pulled from his bout with Yves Edwards and will face Dunham in the new main event.

Kenny Florian confirmed the news on his website and gave more information on the injury:

It is with deep regret that I will not be able to compete in my scheduled fight against Evan Dunham on January 22nd, due to a knee injury I sustained during training this morning. Although I have not had an MRI as of yet; the doctors are cautiously optimistic that it will not require surgery.

UFC: Fight for the Troops 2 takes place on January 22, 2011.

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