Gina Carano has pulled out of her June 18 bout against Sarah D'Alelio, Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker announced on a Tuesday conference call.
"Following a medically examination yesterday afternoon," Coker said, "Gina Carano's medically clearance was revoked, and consequently, she will not be able to fight on June 18."
Coker offered no specific reason why Carano wasn't medically cleared.
"I'm seriously disappointed not to be fighting on June 18," Carano said in a statement read by Coker. "I would like to thanks Greg Jackson and Team Jackson for such an amazing camp. I hope this is only a brief setback."
The 7-1 Carano hasn't competed in MMA since losing to Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos in August 2009. During her time away from the sport, she starred in a Steven Soderbergh film entitled "Haywire," which is scheduled to be released in August.
Replacing the Carano-D'Alelio fight on the televised portion of the card will be a lightweight bout between KJ Noons and Jorge Masvidal. No word on when Carano will return and whether D'Alelio will remain on the card.
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