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Johnny Bedford out of Fight Night: Medicine Hat 2 main event

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Fight Night: Medicine Hat 2 has lost its main event.

Johnny Bedford has been forced to pull out of his highly anticipated fight with Jesse Arnett due to an undisclosed injury, promotion officials told MMASucka.com Wednesday night.

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Johnny Bedford out of Fight Night: Medicine Hat 2 main event

Fight Night is currently seeking a fighter to step in on short notice and fight Arnett.

Bedford (22-12-1, 1 NC) is 3-0 since being released from the UFC in 2014. Most recently, he defeated Mike Hernandez at WXC 64 in August.

Arnett (11-4) is currently riding an eight-fight winning streak. In his last fight, he defeated the aforementioned Hernandez in the main event of Hard Knocks 50 this past summer.

Bedford and Arnett were scheduled to fight for the vacant bantamweight championship.

Fight Night: Medicine Hat 2 takes place live from the Canalta Centre in Medicine Hat, Alberta this Friday, Oct. 28. Also scheduled for the card is a bout between Joe Riggs and Cody McKenzie.

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Nick Baldwin is a 17-year-old mixed martial arts writer. He has covered mixed martial arts since January 2014. The Winnipeg, Man., native is also a co-host of The MMA Circus. Follow him on Twitter @NickBaldwinMMA.

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