766 Search Results for injuries

Jul 11, 2014 9:44 pm

Chad Mendes Fed Up With Aldo – ‘He can’t run forever’

“Jose Aldo can’t run from me forever. This fight’s going to happen and I’m going to take the belt from him.” “I’m tired of it. This is something he’s been doing for so long. The first time he did the same thing. I ended up taking another fight, I ended up fighting Rani Yahya in...

Jul 11, 2014 8:56 am

Cris Cyborg Set to Fight at 135lbs. For Invicta FC in December

In the Cris Cyborg news you know you can’t avoid: it’s looks like Cyborg is still adamant about her commitment to drop down to 135lbs, and has been officially booked for her second fight at Bantamweight with Invicta, set for December. She is set to fight at Invicta 10, and her opponent is currently TBD,...

Jul 9, 2014 9:27 am

Caraway Feels McDonald May Be Next Opponent

Bantamweight fighter Brian Caraway has been steadily rising through the division, with his last victory against Erik Perez bringing his UFC record to 4-1. When speaking with MMA Junkie Radio, Caraway mentioned that there have been talks about his next top-tier opponent. “There’s been talks of possibly Michael McDonald or Raphael Assuncao, a guy that’s...


Jul 8, 2014 5:03 am

Rousey Announces She Needs Surgery Following UFC 175

Women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey announced during the post fight press conference of UFC 175 that she will have to undergo a fairly minor knee surgery for chronic injuries that have plagued her since she tore her ACL when she was 16. “With the knee surgery, it’s just something that’s more maintenance that I need...

Jul 2, 2014 3:38 pm

Pettis Unveils Plan To Win TUF 20 Against Melendez

Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis spoke to MMAFighting.com about his upcoming coaching stint on TUF 20 against Gilbert Melendez which will ultimately see the winner crowned as the UFC’s inaugural women’s strawweight champion. “These girls, whoever wins the show is going to be the champion of their division, so to get to see that process happen in...

Jul 1, 2014 1:40 pm

Pettis to Bendo: We All Know Who The Real Champ Is

There is no denying that current UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis is one of the sports most exciting and dynamic stars. Nicknamed “Showtime,” Pettis has displayed remarkable creativity in his striking, using the octagon cage as a springboard on multiple occasions to throw all types of strikes at his opponents. It’s these unique abilities that have...

Jun 27, 2014 6:37 am

The UFC Adds Three Big Names To UFN: Hunt vs. Nelson

The UFC will return to Japan in September for UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson event. It appears that the UFC is planning on giving the Japanese fans a huge night of fights featuring plenty of fan favorites and local talent. It’s safe to say that Mark Hunt is one of those favorites. As for...

Jun 19, 2014 3:00 pm

Promotion Opens Up 300lb. Weight Class For Tim Sylvia

New England Fights Mixed Martial Arts (NEF MMA), the Northeast’s premier mixed martial arts promotion, returns to the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston, Maine on September 6, 2014 with a bell time of 7:00 pm. The main event of the evening will feature former two-time Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) World Heavyweight Champion Tim “The Maine-iac”...

Jun 18, 2014 6:12 am

Schaub Cries While Talking About Arlovski Bout

“For me, it’s just frustrating, but it’s onwards and upwards. I don’t know any different, but to get back to training and just…this is what I do, man. This is what I do. This is it. It went to the judges. I got screwed in a decision. I probably should’ve done more to make it...

Jun 17, 2014 5:03 am

New Mouthguard Provides Data On Concussions

In the ever evolving world of technology, science is becoming increasingly more and more in depth. In the world of contact sports, this evolution in technology has lead to an increased concern for the safety of contact sports athletes, especially combat sports athletes. The FITGuard mouthguard is now being designed to show early detection for...

Jun 5, 2014 6:43 am

Cat Zingano Hinting at a Possible September Return Against Amanda Nunes

Extremely good news for all of the Cat Zingano fans of the world: the latest news is that Zingano is eyeing a UFC return in September. Cat Zingano has gone through the worst imaginable year, starting with the injuries to both of her knees (requiring PRP and stem cell treamtments) that kept her sidelined for...

Jun 5, 2014 6:40 am

Wineland Considering Retirement After Second Jaw Injury

Eddie Wineland may be considering putting and end to his UFC career. On Friday, Wineland will have wires removed from his jaw, an injury he sustained last month in his bout against Johnny Edwardo at UFC Fight Night 40, and while he’s on the track to healing, he feels that it may be time to...

May 30, 2014 5:28 am

Chael Sonnen Apologizes To Varner For Foul On-Air Comments

Poor Jamie Varner. Following a disappointing outing at last weekend’s UFC 173 event, the former WEC champ was dissed on-air by Chael Sonnen. Sonnen, without regard, took to his analyst slot on FOX Sports 1 to breakdown Varner’s injuries and chalk them up to him faking it to get out of the fight. Obviously, he...

May 29, 2014 5:59 am

UFC 173 Medical Suspensions Report: 8 Receive Extended Terms

The suspension list from UFC 173 is in, and while every fighter is usually placed on a short suspension, this event seems to have quite a few fighters that were placed on suspension longer than the standard 30 days. Among those is welterweight contender Jake Ellenberger. Out of 17 total suspensions, eight fighters made a...

May 28, 2014 5:13 am

The UFC Looks To Implement New Background Checks On All Fighters

The UFC is good at a lot of things. One of those things is protecting their image. Like any other big company, the UFC wants to avoid a scandal or controversy whenever they can. So how do you avoid situations where a fighters past is brought up and not so flattering details are revealed? Bring...

May 27, 2014 2:48 pm

Renzo Breaks His Silence – ‘I Never Hit That Chicken Of A Bouncer’

“It was nothing much, in reality. People made the thing become big. The DA (district attorney) saw me there and decide to call the press, make the drama and say that we were doing a gang assault. A gang assault is defined by three people beating up one individual and causing him serious injuries. Which...

May 27, 2014 5:03 am

Varner Breaks Two Bones & Tears Ligaments

UFC 173 competitor Jamie Varner had a disappointing result in his return to action. The former WEC champ tore ligaments and broke two bones in his foot during the first round of his fight against James Krause. His management team first tweeted out the news, Saturday night, but have yet to dive into specifics about...

May 26, 2014 1:33 pm

Ludwig: I don’t think it’s fair for Barao to get an immediate rematch

T.J. Dillashaw put on the best performance of his young career Saturday night, knocking out bantamweight kingpin Renan Barão in the fifth-round of their championship bout at UFC 173. Since the loss, Barao’s coach Andre Pedereiras has already began campaigning for an immediate rematch at UFC 179 which takes place on October 25 in Barao’s home nation...

May 24, 2014 6:40 am

Renzo Gracie Court Battle For Assault Postponed, Felony Charges Likely

Yesterday (May 23, 2014) , Gracie Jiu Jitsu legend and UFC welterweight fighter, Renzo Gracie showed up to criminal court to address his assault charges from the night club brawl that occurred at 1OAK in Manhattan. While Gracie is still maintaining that the entire incident is just “a misunderstanding,” prosecutors are adamant that this was...

May 21, 2014 6:38 am

Martin Kampmann Taking His Time On Possible Return to the Octagon

Martin Kampmann has been keeping a low profile in the fight world lately. Since his last fight (and loss) in August, Kampmann has been been taking a little break and trying to enjoy himself outside of the cage. He has even been strengthening his poker game by winning $50,000 in Reno over the weekend. But...

May 16, 2014 10:27 am

Tito Ortiz Supports Idea of Union for Fighters

The words “Tito Ortiz” and “soft spoken” are rarely ever in a sentence together, and as you can guess (especially with a new fight just on the horizon) he has a lot to say to the media about the UFC and the sport. Tito took time out this week to speak with Middle Easy about...

May 15, 2014 8:52 pm

PHOTO | Daniel Cormier Rests Up In Hyperbaric Chamber

He doesn’t really tell us why, but UFC 173 fighter Daniel Cormier is using a hyperbaric chamber near his home in San Jose. The UFC light-heavyweight faces Dan Henderson at UFC 173. Hyperbaric chambers are used to treat a long list of ailments, including sports injuries. The caption reads, “Spent some time yesterday at bay...

May 8, 2014 8:49 am

Bellator Stars Endorse New Gloves

Eye pokes have been a huge issue for the sport of MMA, but also an issue that’s extremely hard to alleviate. After all, how do you restrict a fighter’s fingers, without negating their ability to grapple? Well, it looks like Bellator and Everlast might have solved the problem. The “Powerlock” glove – a glove with...

May 7, 2014 3:54 pm

Following Neck Fracture Bellator Takes Extra Measures To Ensure Safety Of Tito Ortiz

By Evan Stoumbelis Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney has gone “above and beyond” to ensure the safety of Tito Ortiz leading up to his Bellator 120 bout with Alexander Schlemenko. Bjorn Rebney spoke back in January on Ortiz’ injury saying: It’s an unsettling conversation to have a specialist in the field of neck injuries to tell...

May 7, 2014 3:46 pm

Blackzilian Says Overeem Got Beat Up Too Much And Left The Team

By Evan Stoumbelis Gilbert Burns, one of the MMA prospects coming out of Blackzilians team in Boca Raton Florida spoke on the Sexto Round Podcast about former Blackzilian teammate Alistair Overeem’s departure from the team. “Overeem got mad because he was getting beat up by a guy with one hand, so he took Guto down...

May 7, 2014 3:37 pm

Cruz Not Asking For Immediate Title Shot

Renan Barao got to the UFC title without going through the real UFC champion, Dominick Cruz. An unfortunate string of injuries made that an impossibility and forced Cruz to give up his belt, without a fight. Close to healed, Cruz tells MMAFighitng.com that he will take any fight the UFC gives him upon return and...

May 5, 2014 11:42 am

UFC’s Sarah Kaufman Involved In Car Accident

Top female bantamweight fighter, Sarah Kaufman was involved in a dangerous motor vehicle accident over the weekend. Fortunately for fight fans, she’s OK. Check it: Running red lights is NOT COOL! Now I need a new car….#pissed http://t.co/glfJZSOWBG — Sarah Kaufman (@mmasarah) May 4, 2014 Thanks for the concern. I'm a bit sore but no...