927 Search Results for injuries

Aug 19, 2015 5:23 am

AKA’s Killers Gather — Cain, D.C., Rockhold, Khabib, More Training Footage — All Access

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Aug 17, 2015 7:00 am

Assuncao still eyeing 2016 return despite successful surgery

Raphael Assuncao sits among the elite in the UFC’s stacked bantamweight division but is being forced watch the action from the sidelines due to an injury he suffered in 2014. Assuncao has not stepped foot inside the octagon since his October 2014 bout with Bryan Caraway where he dominated for fifteen minutes. The bantamweight standout...

Aug 16, 2015 6:55 pm

Woodley vows to beat Hendricks ‘like he’s never been beat before’

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Aug 13, 2015 10:23 am

‘Filthy’ Tom Lawlor Signs New 4-Fight Contract

UFC light heavyweight Tom Lawlor just landed a new 4-fight contract with the promotion. ‘Filthy’ Tom Lawlor is coming off of a big KO win over Gian Villante at UFC on FOX Chicago back July. Before that Lawlor hadn’t fought in twenty-seven months due to multiple injuries. Lawlor fought at light heavyweight for only the...


Aug 13, 2015 7:12 am

Guess Who’s Back! Former UFC Champ Cleared To Train Again

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis is heading back into training to prepare for his next fight. Pettis has not fought since losing the belt to Rafael dos Anjos back in March at UFC 185. He was scheduled to return and fight Myles Jury at UFC on FOX 16 in July, but was forced to...

Aug 12, 2015 4:10 am

Rory Mac Shares Cringeworthy X-Ray Of Busted Nose

UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald is still recovering from his war with champion Robbie Lawler, where he suffered a fifth round TKO loss, but earned the respect of all who witnessed the back and forth scrap. He recently said that the fight was the greatest moment of his life, regardless of the loss and the injuries...

Aug 10, 2015 6:00 pm

Rumor: “Bigfoot” vs. Struve set for UFC Fight Night in Korea

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and Stefan Struve are set to collide in a GIANT bout at an upcoming “UFC Fight Night” card in Seoul, South Korea which takes place on November 28, 2015. Anonymous sources informed BJPENN.COM of the bout on Monday evening. Both heavyweights recently picked up major victories in Brazil at “UFC 190”. Antonio...

Aug 3, 2015 9:00 am

WWE Wrestlers Challenge Dana White For Calling Pro Wrestling ‘Fake’

Dana White enraged the pro wrestling community this past week when he took to Twitter and simply labeled professional wrestling as “fake”. @RKORollins I hear u bro but fake shit should be 9.99 — Dana White (@danawhite) August 1, 2015 While the outcomes are predetermined, the bumps and bruises wrestlers endure to entertain fans are...

Jul 27, 2015 9:28 am

Could TJ Dillashaw vs. Frankie Edgar Be in the Works?

Now that Renan Barao is in TJ Dillashaw’s rear view mirror, the bantamweight division is wide open for the champion. However, two of the top contenders for the championship (Dominick Cruz and Raphael Assuncao) are sidelined with injuries, so Dana White and company may be looking OUTSIDE of the division for “The Answer”. After “UFC...

Jul 27, 2015 6:59 am

Bas Rutten: Fedor Emelianenko Would Give Jon Jones Some Problems

Fedor Emelianenko recently announced that he will be coming out of retirement and is no doubt fielding offers from mixed martial arts companies around the world. Whether it be UFC or Bellator, wherever Emelianenko lands his fans will follow. If Emelianenko signs with the UFC, just about any fight he takes could be labeled a...

Jul 26, 2015 9:42 am

White: ‘Cruz could be next for Dillashaw IF he can stay healthy’

With Renan Barao out of the picture, it seems the stage has been set for TJ Dillashaw to defend his UFC Bantamweight Championship against Dominick Cruz. Dana White believes the fight makes sense as long as Cruz can stay healthy. Cruz has had a bad history with injuries keeping him from staying active. After defending...

Jul 23, 2015 12:31 pm

Dominick Cruz Ready To Reclaim His Belt, Eyes Year End Return

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz (20-1 MMA) returned to action for the first time since October of 2011 this past September at UFC 178, where he earned an impressive knockout victory over Takeya Mizugaki in just 61-seconds. Unfortunately for “The Dominator”, who has been plagued by injuries since he made the transition from the...

Jul 23, 2015 2:00 am

Rothwell’s READY! Calls Out Andrei Arlovski And Junior dos Santos

  At the top of the heavyweight contender ladder lies a sleeping giant in the form of top 10 heavyweight “Big” Ben Rothwell. Currently riding a three-fight winning streak, boasting stoppages over Vera, Mitrione, and Overeem, Rothwell is now asking for championship level competition. “I’m just trying to get myself a fight. I’m making heavy...

Jul 20, 2015 1:23 pm

Trilogy? Barao Expecting 3rd Fight with Dillashaw After UFC on FOX

The rematch isn’t even in the books and Renan Barao is already planning a rubber match with TJ Dillashaw! Dillashaw handed Barao his first loss in over nine years at UFC 173 when he defeated him for the UFC Bantamweight Championship. The two agreed upon an immediate rematch, but injuries from both camps caused the...

Jul 14, 2015 2:09 pm

He’s Back! Fedor Emelianenko’s Coming Out Of Retirement

MMA fans, take a deep breath and try to compose yourselves because Fedor Emelianenko has announced that he is coming out of retirement to fight again. According to the Russian MMA media outlet Union MMA, who reported it first, the MMA legend will began training again and plans on stepping back into the cage. Here’s...

Jul 11, 2015 9:04 am

Brazilian Doctor Says Dana White’s Wrong, Aldo Has Rib Fracture

UFC president Dana White told fans yesterday, during a live Q&A, that Jose Aldo has bruised ribs not broken ones. He also mentioned that the scans and photos that Aldo released of his ribs actually show an old injury. Well, a Brazilian doctor, Dr. Rickson Moraes, who was the first to diagnose Aldo with broken...

Jul 9, 2015 12:50 pm

Chad Mendes Has Aldo’s Back, Defends Him Against Injury Backlash

“What sucks for Aldo is that he just gets injured a lot. It’s something that’s been reoccurring, so a lot of people are just starting to get irritated, I think. But like I said, injuries are really out of our hands, guys. We train, we try to be as safe as we can, but you...

Jul 9, 2015 7:58 am

Cain Velasquez Wants To Fight In October, Perhaps UFC 192

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is targeting a October return to the octagon. According to a report on UFC Tonight, Velasquez came out of his UFC 188 title fight with Fabricio Werdum without any lingering injuries and would like to return to action at UFC 192 in Houston, Texas. Sources close to Velasquez told...

Jul 5, 2015 2:09 pm

Dana White Expects UFC 189 to Set U.S. Gate Record with $7 Million

Jose Aldo may be off the biggest event of the summer, but UFC President Dana White still expects “UFC 189” to demolish the company gate record with $7 million in ticket sales. Conor McGregor and Chad Mendes have already done a fantastic job at selling the card’s new main event. The two featherweights are set...

Jul 3, 2015 2:19 pm

Justin Buchholz: ‘Let’s Focus On Testing Guys, Not Banning IV Bags’

“Their job is to prefect the fighters from illegal substances, not how much weight they should be cutting.” “If you cut any amount of weight, I would suggest an IV bag. If you’re cutting something like 5 pounds the day of, man that’s rough.” “I would say, let’s focus on testing guys. Let’s focus on...

Jul 2, 2015 12:52 pm

“JUST STRIP HIM!”

Conor McGregor will fight Chad Mendes for the UFC interim featherweight title at UFC 189. This comes after champ Jose Aldo pulled out due to his rib injury. Aldo has pulled out of five scheduled title defenses with injuries and the UFC decided this time to make an interim title. According to McGregor, Aldo should...

Jul 2, 2015 4:44 am

Anthony Johnson Is Ready To ‘Rumble’, Can’t Find Opponent

UFC light-heavyweight Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson is ready to step back into the octagon. Reported on last night’s UFC Tonight, Johnson would like to come back and fight as early as August. Johnson is coming off of that third round submission loss to Daniel Cormier for the UFC title. Unfortunately it looks like the issue with...

Jun 29, 2015 1:40 pm

UFC Fight Night 70 Medical Report: Machida Sidelined Indefinitely

Lyoto Machida suffered his second consecutive loss in a row and has to pay the price for it. While he did receive a nice payday, he is being forced to sit on the sidelines indefinitely until he receives medical clearance for possible head injuries. Steve Bosse was also on a receiving end of a lengthy...

Jun 29, 2015 7:26 am

Florian Thinks Aldo Should Question if the Risk is Worth the Reward

While fighters throw in their two cents on the situation, Jose Aldo has already made his decision; He will be defending his UFC Featherweight Championship at UFC 189. While Aldo likely doesn’t want to miss out on the biggest payday of his career, UFC on air personality and former title contender Kenny Florian believes the...

Jun 28, 2015 12:25 pm

Joe Schilling Speaks Out on Devastating KO Loss

Joe Schilling stepped into the cage on Friday night at Bellator 139 ready to give the fans a highlight-reel worthy knockout. He fulfilled that goal… just now how he wanted to. Hisaki Kato put Schilling to sleep with a brutal superman punch less than a minute into the second round. Schilling saw the strike coming,...

Jun 25, 2015 6:27 am

Medical Suspensions Report: Several Fighters Get Iced In Germany

The UFC have released the official medical suspension list for UFC Fight Night: Berlin. The event took place this past Saturday, exclusively on Fight Pass, and featured a main event between strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk and challenger Jessica Penne. To say the fight was one-sided is an understatement. Jedrzejczyk battered Penne on the feet and...

Jun 24, 2015 8:49 am

Joseph Benavidez: ‘Team Alpha Male Never Pulls Out Of Fights’

MMA is a sport that pits two individuals against each other where only one man can walk out victorious. It’s unlike any team sport because if a combatant suffers a serious injury, the match is scrapped entirely. It doesn’t matter if it’s Jose Aldo, Khabib Nurmagomedov, or Anthony Pettis; Fans are learning not to get...