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UFC Lightweight Kurt Pellegrino Out Indefinitely with Torn ACL

Kurt PellegrinoUFC lightweight Kurt Pellegrino will be sidelined indefinitely after suffering a torn ACL in his knee during a unanimous decision loss to George Sotiropoulos earlier this month at UFC 116.

Pellegrino recently underwent surgery to repair a torn meniscus also suffered in the loss and announced today that his ACL will also need to be repaired.

“Batman” is scheduled to undergo surgery next week and a timetable for his return has yet to be announced.

Prior to his loss to the rising contender Sotiropoulos, Pellegrino (15-5) had won four-straight over Thiago Tavares, Rob Emerson, Josh Neer, and Fabricio Camoes.

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