Pedro Rizzo out of Pro Elite 2 main event bout with Tim Sylvia


An arm injury has forced Pedro Rizzo (19-9) out of next month's ProElite 2 headliner with fellow ex-UFC heavyweight Tim Sylvia (29-7).

Rizzo today announced via Twitter that he recently suffered a partial tear of his left triceps tendon. ( could not immediately reach ProElite officials to determine if a Plan B is in place or if a replacement is being sought.

"So I would like to apologize to ... ProElite and specially to Tim Sylvia because I can't be in the ring on Nov. 5 to face him," Rizzo stated.

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CLINTK9 site profile image  

10/17/11 6:35 PM by CLINTK9

Sylvia vs Yvel!Make it Happen ProElite!Sylvia vs Ricco & Arklovski vs Yvel!Sylvia vs Tank! They had heat back in the day!

mixedmartialfarts site profile image  

10/17/11 5:46 PM by mixedmartialfarts

This sounds like a job for.... DUFFMAN!

FryedTakayama site profile image  

10/17/11 5:28 PM by FryedTakayama

Maybe, his name does sound familiar.

RKing85 site profile image  

10/17/11 5:25 PM by RKing85

is that the guy that was in EA MMA?

FryedTakayama site profile image  

10/17/11 5:21 PM by FryedTakayama

Looks like we have our replacement:Andreas Kraniotakes (12-4, 12 finishes)

LilBrockonmychest site profile image  

10/17/11 4:32 PM by LilBrockonmychest

 Gilbert's been training his ass off lately and is in great shape as a couple other fights fell apart.  Would be great for him and the event

Floppy Divac site profile image  

10/17/11 4:23 PM by Floppy Divac

 That sucks.

KingGhidorah206 site profile image  

10/17/11 4:21 PM by KingGhidorah206

would love to see Duffe get back into it...

vandelay site profile image  

10/17/11 4:10 PM by vandelay

Ttt for the hurricane!!!

NYmmanow265 site profile image  

10/17/11 4:07 PM by NYmmanow265

Any heavyweight not in the ufc should try and get this fight for sure....gonzaga, Duffee, Yvel, V.Overeem, Hogue, Crowbar,