Former interim UFC heavyweight champion Shane Carwin wants nothing more than to be successful on The Ultimate Fighter 16 and defeat Roy Nelson when the two square off. However, a knee injury suffered in training could keep Carwin out of a meeting with Nelson.
"It happened during wrestling. A guy was in on a single and I went to throw my hips back and I heard, 'Pop! Pop! Pop!'" Carwin said. "So we stopped and he had to help me up. It's down in size now. It was about the size of a watermelon, but now it's the size of a cantaloupe."
Carwin added that he was told surgery would not be needed, saying, "we're still going to push to stay in that fight on December 15, and I think we'll be good to go."
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