Johnny Eduardo Injured and Out of UFC 139

November 4, 2011

An injury has forced Brazilian Johnny Eduardo out of UFC 139 and the promotion is now searching for a new opponent for Michael McDonald.

Sources close to the situation confirmed Eduardo being pulled from the fight to on Friday. first reported the change.

Eduardo reportedly injured his shoulder in training and had to pull out of the fight with McDonald, which was scheduled for UFC 139 on Nov. 19 in San Jose, Calif.

The UFC hasn’t made an official announcement about Eduardo’s withdraw, or the possible replacement to step in and face McDonald.

McDonald remains in training as he awaits word from the promotion about a new opponent.

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