Tom DeBlass out of Bellator 131, promotion seeking a replacement opponent for Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal

Tom DeBlass has once again been forced to pull out of a fight against Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal due to an injury as he suffered a cut in training.Tom DeBlass

DeBlass tweeted a picture of the cut on Saturday and sources have told that Bellator is searching a replacement opponent for Lawal.

Bellator 131 will come from the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California and will be headlined by Tito Ortiz meeting Stephan Bonnar in a light heavyweight bout.

DeBlass and Lawal were initially scheduled to meet in September at Bellator 123, but DeBlass had to pull out of the fight with a knee injury. Lawal ended up facing Dustin Jacoby on the September 5th card and won by TKO in the second round.

Stay tuned to for updates on this story and the current Bellator 131: Ortiz vs. Bonnar fight card is below

Main Card: (Spike TV)
Tito Ortiz (17-11) vs. Stephan Bonnar (15-8)
Will Brooks (14-1) vs. Michael Chandler (12-2)
Muhammed Lawal (13-4, 1NC) vs. TBD
Melvin Manhoef (29-11) vs. Joe Schilling (1-3)
Mike Richman (17-5) vs. Nan Phan (20-13)

Preliminary Card: (
AJ Matthews (6-3) vs. Kyle Bolt (8-3)
Ron Henderson (0-0) vs. Jonathan Santa Maria (0-0)
Jordan Bailey (2-1) vs. Alex Higley (0-0)
Matt Ramirez (1-0) vs. Nick Garcia (1-1)
Andy Murad (8-2) vs. Bubba Pugh (3-1)
Rolando Perez (7-4-1) vs. Mark Vorgeas (5-2)
Ian Butler (1-0) vs. Joao Faria (1-1)