754 Search Results for injuries

Jun 11, 2016 8:58 am

Frankie Edgar taunt Jose Aldo over history of injuries ahead of UFC 200

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has been criticized quite a bit for backing out of fights with injuries. Most recently, Aldo backed out of his title fight with Conor McGregor at UFC 189, and was replaced by Chad Mendes. With a false rumor surfacing earlier this week that Aldo was injured and unable to...

Apr 30, 2016 1:43 pm

Luke Rockhold defends AKA training methods despite injuries

Over the last several years, the American Kickboxing Academy has caught quite a bit of criticism for their fighter’s pulling out of fights due to injuries, most specifically Cain Velasquez and Khabib Nurmagomedov. In addition, Daniel Cormier was forced to withdraw from his first UFC fight when he injured his leg prior to his UFC...

Feb 12, 2016 11:10 pm

Ray Longo opens up on Chris Weidman’s UFC 194 pre-fight injuries

At UFC 194 Chris Weidman lost his UFC middleweight championship at the hands of Luke Rockhold. Rockhold impressed fans as he seemed to dominate Weidman wherever the fight took place over the course of 4 rounds before ultimately picking up a 4th round TKO win. Since then the UFC has booked a rematch between the...

Oct 11, 2015 1:32 pm

Conor McGregor on Jose Aldo’s injuries: ‘He ran when I didn’t’

After nearly a year of call outs and trash talking, Jose Aldo was scheduled to finally meet Conor McGregor in the middle of the octagon at “UFC 189” to decide who the featherweight king was. Aldo was forced out of the bout after suffering a rib injury, though, and was replaced by Chad Mendes in...

Sep 23, 2015 12:46 pm

Late Injuries Shake Up This Weekends UFC Japan Fights

A proposed bantamweight bout between Norifumi Yamamoto (18-6 MMA) and Matt Hobar (9-3 MMA) has been scratched from this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 75 event in Japan, this after both fighters suffered undisclosed injuries in training. UFC.com reported the news earlier today. As a result, the fight card, which takes place at Japan’s Saitama Super...

Aug 26, 2015 5:02 pm

Oliveira Released From Hospital With No Major Injuries

Look like UFC featherweight Charles Oliveira is on his way to recovery. In a statement released by the UFC, the promotion states that Oliveira was released from the hospital and will be traveling home. All tests for major chest, neck or throat injuries came back negative. The statement also said that he will be going...

May 13, 2015 9:30 am

Khabib on Injuries — ‘I’ll be training smarter next time’

Khabib Nurmagomedov was as upset as anybody else when he learned he was being forced to pull out of his bout with Donald Cerrone at UFC 187. Nurmagomedov hasn’t fought since April 2014 and he is itching for an octagon return. “Fans sometimes talk crazy, but it’s OK,” Nurmagomedov told “MMA Hour“. “I understand fans...

May 4, 2015 11:19 am

Dana White Calls For Less Sparring, Less Contact To Prevent Injuries

  With the injury to Khabib Nurmagomedov, UFC president Dana White has ramped up his conversation about injuries. More specifically, White has some thoughts on how fighters should be training. Check out what he had to say when he spoke with La Aficion. “The conversation that I was having with Javier Mendez, is we’ve got...

Apr 30, 2015 11:37 am

REACTION! ‘I work through MY injuries’

Donald Cerrone was supposed to step into the octagon at UFC 187 to face Khabib Nurmagomedov, but the bout may be at risk of getting canceled. Nurmagomedov suffered a leg injury while training and will be finding out today if he is officially off the card. Cerrone responded to the news in typical “Cowboy” fashion:...

Apr 27, 2015 2:06 pm

Cain Velasquez Talks Injuries And Training

  UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez recently talked to the media at his gym, AKA, bout his training and about staying healthy. Velasquez has been injury prone to say the least, but is set to face Fabricio Werdum for a title unification fight in Mexico City on June 13. Here’s what he had to say...

Apr 27, 2015 12:36 pm

UPDATE: Jones May Face Felony, Victims Injuries More Serious

Here’s the latest on the ongoing Jon Jones saga. According to Ariel Helwani, Abuquarque PD are looking to issue a warrant for Jones and he may face felony charges due to one of the victims injuries being more serious than suspected. Check it out: From ABQ PD: We are working on an arrest warrant for...

Apr 21, 2015 2:27 pm

White: ‘You Can Blame Velasquez’s Injuries on Stone-Age AKA’

“Some of the camps are still in the stone ages and need to be brought up to date. AKA is one of those places. You’ve got Cain Velasquez, our heavyweight champion, who’s always hurt. Those guys go to war every day. He’s training for a fight and he’s going to war with Daniel Cormier every...

Apr 21, 2015 11:48 am

White: New UFC HQ Will Have Section for Fighters to Recover From Injuries

“We’re building a new headquarters— new UFC headquarters in Vegas. We break ground in June and it’ll be done the following June of ’16. In that, we’re building a huge facility for rehab and therapy. Normally, what we would do is we would just say, ‘Hey Conor! You blew your ACL out. We’re gonna send...

Apr 20, 2015 6:34 am

OUCH! Top 10 Worst Injuries in MMA- Graphic

‘While every fighter deals with the usual bumps and bruises inherent in MMA, there are some injuries that are just so insane and sometimes so gruesome that they could make even a hardcore fan cringe.’ By: Ryan C. Miller | @ryancmiller1630

Apr 17, 2015 2:00 am

TOP 10! Worst Injuries In MMA History (Graphic)

Mixed martial arts is a lot safer than the general public thinks it is, but that doesn’t mean gruesome injuries never happen! Check out the top ten cringeworthy injuries in the history of MMA! REPLAY!UFC President Dana White Forced To Separate VanZant & Herrig at the UFC on FOX 15 Media Day!

Nov 25, 2014 1:35 pm

AKA Hoping To Minimize Training Injuries

“It’s been bothering me. There is a ranking that came out, and we are number two on the lowest amount of injuries for big organizations. So we aren’t in the top for injuries. But even being number two, I would rather not be on that list. But for a top team, we are safer than...

Oct 25, 2014 5:04 am

Lauzon: ‘Injuries Suck’

Joe Lauzon, was recently forced out of his UFC 180 bout against Diego Sanchez, leaving many fans disappointed for missing out on what had the makings of a ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate. Lauzon explained his reason for backing out from the fight on a blog post for his own website, JoeLauzon.com. I have been...