MMAWeekly’s Scott Petersen reports from Japan that Caol Uno is out of the upcoming Hero’s show scheduled for July 6th.
MMAWeekly has learned that Uno was originally scheduled to fight Duane “Bang” Ludwig for the show but an undisclosed injury will pull Uno out of the show.
The promotion announced that the show will feature Jerome Le Banner, Peter Aerts, Yoshihiro Akiyama, and Rodrigo Gracie in MMA matches.
They also announced a middleweight tournament that will feature Kid Yamamoto, Royler Gracie, Pequino Nogueira, and more….
Here is the breakdown for the upcoming tournament…
Middleweight Tournament: Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto vs.
Ian Schaffa (Australia)
Middleweight Tournament: Kazuyuki Miyata vs. Arslan
Middleweight Tournament: Royler Gracie vs. Koji
Middleweight Tournament: Alexandre Franca “Pequeno”
Nogueira vs. Hideo Tokoro (ZST)
Middleweight Tournament: Hiroyuki Takaya vs. TBA
Middleweight Tournament: Remigijus Morkevicius vs. TBA