Cub Swanson Out of UFC on Versus 3 Due to Injury, Koch Awaiting Replacement Opponent

February 23, 2011

UFC on Versus 3

Just a week away from the UFC on Versus 3 show in Louisville, KY and a fighter has been forced to pull out of the event. Cub Swanson fell victim to injury and was forced out of his scheduled bout against Erik Koch for the March 3 card.

Sources close to the bout confirmed to that Swanson had been removed from the card on Wednesday. initially reported the news.

Swanson and Koch were both making their UFC debuts after spending time in the WEC.

Koch appeared on MMAWeekly Radio Wednesday night after training with coach Duke Roufus, but the news about Swanson’s exit hadn’t hit the newswire yet.

It appears the UFC is on the lookout for a replacement to face Koch on short notice, and he is expected to remain on the card next week.