743 Search Results for injuries

Mar 17, 2015 12:57 pm

Holdsworth Suffering From Post-Concussion Syndrome, Return Date Unknown

Ultimate Fighter Season 18 winner, and Team Alpha Male fighter Chris Holdsworth hasn’t seen the inside of the Octagon since May of 2014. The undefeated prospect, has been out nearly a year, and has no timetable on a return, due to a battle with post-concussion syndrome. MMAFighting.com has it: “I cut all that weight. I...

Feb 27, 2015 11:10 am

Daley: ‘Lima’s scared to fight me’

“All of a sudden you gotta face this kid from England with an 80-percent knockout ratio and you’ve never faced anyone like him before and you’re fat and out of shape, then of course you’re gonna create an excuse. He was gonna be in big trouble. This was my opportunity. I’ve had other opportunities before...

Feb 27, 2015 1:24 am

“Cuz Uptown Funk Gone Give It To Ya…Wooo!!”

This !! trying out for pitch perfect 3 with @skylarastin A video posted by Chris Weidman (@chrisweidmanufc) on Feb 26, 2015 at 12:01pm PST Despite suffering back to back injuries that forced him out of 2 scheduled bouts with Vitor Belfort, UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is still in good spirits, and can be seen...

Feb 14, 2015 4:01 am

Cat Zingano Graces ESPN Magazine

UFC 184 headliner “Alpha” Cat Zingano was just featured in ESPN The Magazines latest issue. Here’s a snip: (via ESPN) “The Mag’s Allison Glock tells the story of Cat Zingano — the only fighter and mother in UFC — who was named the number one contender for Ronda Rousey’s Women’s Bantamweight title. While training, Zingano...

Feb 2, 2015 12:56 pm

Belfort was open to fight Romero, just not Machida at UFC 184

Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort have been scheduled to fight for the UFC’s middleweight title on three separate occasions. Unfortunately for fight fans, the grudge match has still not come to fruition, due to back-to-back injuries suffered by the “All American” champion. When Weidman was forced to pull out of February’s UFC 184 headliner, Vitor...

Jan 23, 2015 11:29 am

Frank Mir: “I can’t be defeated anymore”

“My training is going well, I have no injuries. I have to be faster than him. Normally, I fight at the striking range against my opponents but I can try to take him down. Bigfoot’s wrestling isn’t as good as his striking and his grappling, which are good. If I take him down, I can...

Jan 20, 2015 10:36 am

Woodley’s Had It! Unloads On Bloodthirsty Fans

People! Quit saying don’t leave it in the judges hands! That’s the stupidest comment ever. Your sound bites are delusional. No fighter thinks ‘Hey I’m going to leave it in the judges’ hand’. No fighter wants to get finished. The higher you go in competition the closer the match up is! Quit being a recorder...

Jan 19, 2015 7:17 pm

Tyron Woodley Challenges All MMA Fans To Take 1 Amateur MMA Bout

Last night during “UFC Fight Night Boston”, the judges handed down 2 decisions that many disagreed with. The first was Cathal Pendred vs. Sean Spencer. All 3 judges gave the nod to Pendred, whereas many, including UFC President Dana White, scored the bout for Spencer. The second came in the co-main event, where Donald Cerrone...

Jan 18, 2015 1:55 pm

BOOKING ROUNDUP – UFC Books 9 Bouts For Upcoming Events

As always, the UFC has been incredibly busy creating matchups for upcoming cards, as well as re-arranging bouts due to injuries. Catch up with all of the latest matchmaking happenings with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup First up we have Brandon Thatch vs. Stephen Thompson, which will now headline UFC Fight Night Colorado on February 14th. Thatch...

Jan 12, 2015 11:12 am

Randy Couture On Jon Jones Drug Test: ‘It Raises A Whole Bunch Of Questions’

Recently it was revealed that Jon Jones tested positive for Benzoylecgonine, the main metabolite in cocaine, in a pre-fight drug test. Following the announcement, many UFC fighters, fans, former fighters, and celebrities, began to give their thoughts on the situation. Randy Couture offered his thoughts on the situation in an interview with Submission Radio: “Well...

Jan 12, 2015 9:33 am

Paul Redmond Steps In On Short Notice For UFC on FOX 14

Irish standout Paul Redmond has stepped in on short notice to face Mirsad Bektic on January 24th at UFC Fight Night Stockholm. Redmond is stepping in for an injured Alan Omer who announced via Facebook he injured himself in training. Post by Alan Omer. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE) Translated: ‘So my dear friends...

Jan 6, 2015 3:07 pm

Medical Suspensions Report: ‘UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier’ Edition

Thirteen UFC 182 fighters have been served with mandatory suspensions by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for injuries sustained while in combat. Topping the list is a set of four athletes who could be out up to six-months for various ailments. Nate Marquardt,Louis Gaudinot, Paul Felder, and Cody Garbrandt will need medical clearance to return...

Jan 1, 2015 10:51 am

INJURED! Saffiedine Forced Out Of Matt Brown Fight

The UFC Fight Night 60 headliner between Matt Brown and Tarec Saffiedine just got scrapped, due to another Saffiedine injury. Saffiedine, the last Strikeforce welterweight champion, has only fought twice in the UFC over the course of his two-year tenure with the promotion. Multiple injuries are widely responsible for the former prospects massive amount of...

Dec 29, 2014 5:55 pm

Rampage Puts Division On Notice: “I’m Ready To Fight The Best Fighters”

Former UFC champion Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson has spoken briefly about his return to the UFC, but has recently opened up about his return, and why he went on a three fight losing streak before his departure from the UFC. Rampage plans to take the division by storm when he returns, despite having nearly 50 professional...

Dec 18, 2014 5:03 am

Dollaway Hoping For Contention With Machida Win

“It’s the kind of fight I wanted. I wanted to be in a five round fight. I wanted to be in there with a guy that’s going to get me into a title fight. I’ve suffered injuries in my career and I know how hard they are to come back from and I just feel...

Dec 15, 2014 5:01 am

Palhares to undergo surgery after submitting Fitch at WSOF 16

WSOF welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares quickly defeated Jon Fitch this past weekend after WSOF 16 in just 90 seconds with a slick kneebar. Palters revealed after the bout that he would need to undergo major surgery on his left knee, as well as possibly surgery for his shoulder. “I had some injuries. In fact, I...