- The WEC announced on Tuesday that a WEC 43 lightweight matchup between Alex Karalexis and Anthony Pettis was scratched from the September 2 card in Ohio after Karalexis suffered an undisclosed injury. Rafael Assuncao vs. Yves Jabouin will replace the bout on the Versus-broadcast main card.
- Lightweight Kyle Bradley has suffered an undisclosed injury that will prevent him from fighting Sam Stout at UFC Fight Night 19 on September 16 in Oklahoma City. It is not yet known whether the UFC will seek a replacement to fight Stout at UFC Fight Night 19 or another upcoming card, or, depending on the severity of the injury, Bradley-Stout is re-booked for a future event.
- Welterweight Nick “The Goat” Thompson has been forced to withdraw from his M-1 Global: Breakthrough bout on August 28 against Karl Amoussou after recently suffering a cut while training. It is not yet known whether the promotion will be able to secure an opponent on short notice to fight Amoussou or whether the fight will be scratched from the HDNet-televised event.
Pictured: Alex Karalexis