Update: Hardy-Hazelett Off for UFC 119

By Greg Savage May 6, 2010
Although Dan Hardy and Dustin Hazelett initially committed to meet in a welterweight bout tentative for September or October at UFC 119 in Hardy’s home country of England, the bout was scratched Thursday afternoon due to scheduling conflicts.

Hazelett has withdrawn from the bout, as he will be getting married in September, a source told Sherdog.com. Hardy is expected to remain on the card against a new opponent.

It will be the 27-year-old Brit’s first bout since dropping a unanimous decision to champion Georges St. Pierre at UFC 111 in March. Hardy built an impressive UFC resume on his way to the title shot, amassing a spotless 4-0 record. He notched wins over notables Mike Swick and Marcus Davis before heavily partisan English crowds, which propelled him up the welterweight rankings to his eventual showdown with St. Pierre.

Jordan Breen contributed to this report.

Update: This article was updated at 7:43 p.m. ET to reflect Hazelett's withdrawal from the bout and to add that the event may occur in October.
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