Parisyan out of 88 Silva out of 89
Karo Parisyan was forced to withdraw from his UFC 88 bout with Yoshiyuki Yoshida hours before the weighins were set to take place with a last minute back injury. He injured his back somewhere between Thursday evening and Friday morning and was having problems walking. Matt Brown vs. Dong Hyun Kim will now be featured on the live pay per view card from it’s original prelim slot.
Also forced out of his next bout due to a back injury is Thiago Silva who was set to face Lyoto Machida at UFC 89 in England on September 21st.