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AUSTRALIA'S Anthony Perosh has been forced to withdraw from UFC 131 with a mysterious eye injury
Speaking with The Daily Telegraph from Las Vegas - where he is attending a series of UFC workshops run annually for all contracted fighters - Perosh revealed he had been ruled unfit to fight because of a torn retina in his right eye.
"It's extremely disappointing and I have absolutely no idea how I did it,'' says the Sydneysider who was scheduled to fight Krzysztof "The Polish Experiment" Soszynski on June 11 in Canada.
"I've also got zero symptoms. It's unfortunate but there's nothing I can do."
Soszynski, who won by unanimous decision over Goran Reljic at UFC 122, will now take on Igor Pokrajac.