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Kurt Pellegrino Out of TUF 10 Finale Bout With Frankie Edgar

Kurt PellegrinoKurt Pellegrino has withdrawn from his lightweight matchup with Frankie Edgar scheduled for The Ultimate Fighter 10 Finale on December 5, with Edgar announcing on Friday that Pellegrino had pulled out of the fight for undisclosed reasons, but that a replacement would be named soon.

According to Fanhouse, Matt Veach, who had been set to fight Mark Bocek on the event’s preliminary card, is the leading candidate to replace Pellegrino, who is suffering from three herniated discs in his back and will be sidelined at least three weeks, with the injury.

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