Sam Stout Withdraws from UFC 137 Event

Written by Tom Ngo
August 29th, 2011

UFC Lightweight Sam Stout

According to MMAJunkie, lightweight Sam Stout (Pictured) has withdrawn from his UFC 137 contest against Dennis Siver. The exact cause of his exit is currently unknown, but this month’s unexpected passing of his brother-in-law and longtime trainer, Shawn Tompkins, may still be weighing heavy on his heart. 

No word on who might replace Stout and face Siver in the October 29th event. The 155-pounders were slated to appear in the pay-per-view portion of the festivities.

UFC 137 takes place inside the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. A welterweight title bout between champion Georges St-Pierre and Nick Diaz will headline the show.

Here is the card’s revised roster if this report holds true:

Preliminary Bouts:

Bart Palaszewski vs. Tyson Griffin

Dannny Downes vs. Ramsey Nijem

Hatsu Hioki vs. George Roop

Tim Credeur vs. Brad Tavares

Jeff Curran vs. Scott Jorgensen

Eliot Marshall vs. Brandon Vera

Main Bouts:

(Pay-Per-View 9PM ET/6PM PT)

Dennis Siver vs. TBD

Roy Nelson vs. Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic

Matt Mitrione vs. Cheick Kongo

Carlos Condit vs. BJ Penn

Nick Diaz vs. Georges St-Pierre (UFC Welterweight Champion)

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