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Mark Munoz forced out of fight

Updated: January 19, 2012, 6:24 PM ET
By Brett Okamoto | ESPN.com

Middleweight contender Mark Munoz has withdrawn from a No. 1 contender fight against Chael Sonnen at UFC on Fox 2 on Jan. 28 due to an injured right elbow.

Munoz (12-2) was flown to UFC headquarters in Las Vegas last week to meet with physicians. The injury will require the 33-year-old fighter to have surgery, and he said he will be out four to six weeks before he's able to return to training.

UFC president Dana White confirmed the news via Twitter on Tuesday, adding that fellow ...

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