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Manny Gamburyan Apologizes For Pulling OUt of UFC 157 Fight

February 8, 2013 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas

Manny Gamburyan recently spoke with MMAjunkie about being forced off the UFC 157 card due to a fractured thumb and elbow. Check out the highlights:

On pulling out of the show: “I just want to apologize to the fans and (UFC President) Dana White and the UFC. I’ve been training really hard. We’ll fight down the road for sure.”

On his sadness over having to withdraw: “My team was the main event, and we’ve been training together for many years, and I really wanted to be part of it too.”

On not wanting to go get the injury diagnosed at first: “I didn’t want to go for an MRI. I didn’t want to know the results. Either way, I really wanted to fight.”

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