Gunderson out of WSOF fight vs. Cavalcante with neck injury

John “Guns” Gunderson announced today that he was forced to withdraw from his upcoming fight with Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante due to a neck injury suffered in training. He made the announcement on “In the Cage with Bards” on

The issue stems from bulging discs in his neck, aggravated by a guillotine in training. Gunderson hopes to resume training in just over a month and will return to compete under the World Series of Fighting banner.

Gunderson out of WSOF fight vs. Cavalcante with neck injury

Gunderson is a UFC veteran who is 3-3 since leaving the promotion, including wins over Karo Parysian and Justin Buchholz. Cavalcante is a K-1 Hero’s, Dream and Strikeforce veteran with notable fights against Caol Uno, Nam Phan, Shinya Aoki and Josh Thomson.


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