751 Search Results for injuries

Apr 22, 2015 12:56 pm

MMA Fighter Learns His Fate After Taking on 4 Gang Members and Killing 1

Mixed martial artist Joseph Torrez learned his fate today after he killed one of the four burglars that broke into his house on New Years Day 2014. Prosecutors have decided that he was well within his rights to kill and they are declining to charge him for killing 25 year old Sal Garces who broke...

Apr 22, 2015 9:30 am

Velasquez & AKA Respond Dana White Calling Their Gym ‘Stone Age’

American Kickboxing Academy hosts some of the world’s most dominant fighters and it is partially because of their coach Javier Mendez. UFC President Dana White accused AKA of operating under a “stone age” mentality where they work their fighters to the bone which causes fighters to pull out of their fights due to injuries. UFC...

Apr 14, 2015 12:02 pm

Medical Suspensions Report — UFC Fight Night 64 Edition

The report for medical suspensions following ‘UFC Fight Night 64’ is in! Both Gabriel Gonzaga suffered severe lacerations to his forehead and will need to submit a negative CT scan before being approved to fight again. Jimi Manuwa fought with injuries in his leg and will need orthopedic clearance. Both Manuwa and Gonzaga suffered six...

Apr 8, 2015 8:16 pm

Cormier: ‘Werdum, Don’t Carry the Belt! You’re Not the Champ!’

“The UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez told me to tell you to stop carrying the belt everywhere. It’s making him mad. If you take it to the Florida media tour, he’s going to take it away from you. To be the man, you have to beat the man.” UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez’s injuries left...

Apr 8, 2015 5:05 am

Nogueira vs. Struve Added To UFC 190 Event

Fresh from a stint coaching The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 4, heavyweight legend Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira will get back to his day job in his home country of Brazil on August 1, as he faces off with 15th-ranked Stefan Struve in a UFC 190 bout at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. UFC 190 is...

Apr 1, 2015 1:42 pm

Bisping: ‘Still some sour grapes over losses to PED users’

“Obviously the benefit of hindsight is a great thing. I respect GSP for what he said. I really do. Looking back now, now I’m a little wiser, a little more mature. I certainly understand what he was saying, and now I understand how rife the problem was. I think I was a little naïve in...

Mar 22, 2015 1:22 pm

Dominick Cruz Wants To Show Dillashaw That ‘He Was Never The Best’

Dominick Cruz wants his belt back in a bad way. The former UFC bantamweight champion, who never actually lost his belt, has been sidelined for much of the past several years with multiple injuries. Cruz suffered his latest injury in December after coming back from three years off to knock-out top ranked fighter Takeya Mizugaki...

Mar 20, 2015 5:23 pm

Nate Diaz — ‘You guys are made of glass’

Mixed Martial Arts is a rough sport. It’s commonplace for injuries to occur both in the cage, and in training. Such is the case with both the men involved in last weekend’s UFC 185 main event. Anthony Pettis is out six-weeks with a broken orbital bone, and dos Anjos has a broken nose and torn...

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...