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Forrest Griffin out of UFC 155 bout

Updated: December 5, 2012, 3:19 PM ET
By Franklin McNeil | ESPN.com

A torn medial collateral ligament has forced former light heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin out of a UFC 155 bout with contender Phil Davis, promotion president Dana White said Wednesday.

"Forrest has (an) MCL tear and (an anterior cruciate ligament) strain," White said on Twitter. "The saga continues at UFC."

Griffin (19-7) was originally scheduled to fight former top middleweight contender Chael Sonnen at the Dec. 29 event, which will be held in Las Vegas.

But Sonnen ...

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