Ben Rothwell Out of UFC 110 Fight with Cro Cop

Written by Tom Ngo
February 18th, 2010

The injury bug strikes again as the UFC has just announced Ben Rothwell will be forced out of Saturday’s UFC 110 fight against Mirko Cro Cop Filipovic due to an “illness,” and Elvis Sinosic’s banged-up shoulder will keep him out of his rematch with Chris Haseman.

Thankfully for the UFC, heavyweight Anthony Perosh has agreed to step in on just two days notice to meet Cro Cop, however the organization opted not to find a replacement for Sinosic, so the fight card will now stand firm with nine bouts.

Perosh holds a 10-5 record and was last seen taking a TKO victory Kym Robinson this past December.

UFC 110 jumps off this Saturday inside inside the Acer Arena in Sydney, Australia. Here is the revised lineup for the pay-per-view broadcast:

Preliminary Bouts:

James Te Huna vs. Igor Pokrajac
Brian Foster vs. Chris Lytle
C.B. Dollaway vs. Goran Reljic
Stephan Bonnar vs. Krzysztof Soszynski

Main Bouts:

Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic vs. Anthony Perosh
Ryan Bader vs. Keith Jardine
George Sotiropoulos vs. Joe Stevenson
Wanderlei Silva vs. Michael Bisping
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Cain Velasquez

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