Bobby Lashley Pulls Out of Titan Fighting Bout

Bobby Lashley, the former WWE star who's now dabbling in MMA, has pulled out of a scheduled fight with Eddie Sanchez, which was supposed to be the main event of the Titan Fighting Championship 19 event on July 29.

Titan Fighting announced the move on Friday, attributing Lashley's decision to unspecified personal issues. But the promotion says Lashley will be back in the cage on August 26.

"Unfortunately, with the things going on in Bobby's life right now it was not the right time to have him fight," Titan CEO Joe Kelly said in a statement. "Bobby will be the main event on the next Titan FC card on August 26, which will take place in Kansas City."

Pulling out of the fight represents another setback for Lashley, who has said he's committed to his MMA career but hasn't appeared to develop as a fighter. The good news coming out of Titan FC's announcement is that the promotion has put together a very good women's fight to serve as the co-main event of the July 29 show. Olympic wrestling silver medalist Sara McMann, who is 2-0 in her MMA career, will face her toughest test to date against Tonya Evinger.

With Lashley out, Titan's main event will now be James Krause vs. Clay French.

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