Brunson, who's currently ranked No. 11 in the UFC's middleweight rankings, was forced to pull out of his bout with former Strikeforce middleweight champion Mousasi for unknown reasons. The 32-year-old middleweight is currently 6-1 in his past seven trips to the octagon. He last fought on February at UFC Fight Night 83, defeating Roan Carneiro. His fight with Mousasi was to serve as a UFC Fight Pass preliminary bout.
Although there is no current replacement opponent for Mousasi, the former Strikeforce champion called for a rematch with Uriah Hall or a fight with Vitor Belfort through his twitter account. "The Dreamcatcher" is ranked eighth in the division, and is 3-1 in his past four outings. Mousasi last fought at UFC Fight Night 84 on February where he outpointed Thales Leites.