896 Search Results for injuries

Jun 11, 2015 9:38 am

COACH: ‘Ronda’s Scary, Holly Holm Needs Two More Fights’

“I’d like two fights, just because the injury situation put us behind a little bit and in the last fight with Raquel, it was the first time she’d been hitting things really, really, really hard since her injury, and you’re still worried about it. No matter what people think, you always worry about the injuries,...

Jun 9, 2015 3:35 pm

Khabib’s Dad Talks About The Injury Rate At AKA

Daniel Cormier, Cain Velasquez, Luke Rockhold and Khabib Nurmagomedov all train at American Kickboxing Academy. That’s two current UFC champions, one upcoming title challenger and one of the top UFC lightweights. So what’s the big deal? The deal is that UFC president has been vocal with his opinions on AKA and their training methods. White...


Jun 9, 2015 11:51 am

New England Patriots Player Finds Self In ‘Jon Jones Type’ Scandal

Is Jon Jones really that big of a trend setter? The former UFC champion was stripped of his title and suspended indefinitely after he was allegedly involved in a hit-and-run car accident. Reports say that a car rented in the Jones’ name crashed into another car, which had a pregnant female in it, then fled...

Jun 9, 2015 10:17 am

HISTORIC BRUTALITY! Not One, TWO NASTY CUTS Tattoo Thiago Tavares’ Face

If this happened in Hawaii, we would be congratulating Thiago on his new Hawaiian Tattoos instead of posting up this story about one of the nastiest facial injuries in UFC history. Last Saturday, in a Fight of the Night garnering effort, ATT’s Thiago Tavares fell short in his fight against Brian Ortgea, and the reminders...

Jun 7, 2015 8:31 pm

Coach: Werdum Has No Chance, Velasquez Will Kill Him

Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum will be unifying their UFC Heavyweight Championships at UFC 188 in Mexico City, Mexico next weekend. Even though he has shown incredible improvement in each of his octagon outings since returning in 2012, Javier Mendez still thinks Werdum has no chance at beating Cain Velasquez. “I’m very confident in this...

Jun 7, 2015 10:02 am

Hendo on Possible Hand Injury: ‘Nothing a Cold Beer Won’t Help’

Dan Henderson brought an already-electric crowd to their feet last night after his dominant performance in the octagon against Tim Boetsch. Boetsch didn’t even have an opportunity to gain any momentum as Henderson clobbered him in the opening minute and ultimately ended the fight in twenty-eight seconds. Directly after the fight, however, Henderson could be...

May 28, 2015 7:24 pm

Bisping: ‘Fighting Anderson Silva is no longer on my to do list’

Fighting Anderson Silva was once a dream of UFC middleweight Michael Bisping. That dream has yet faded. Silva was on top for so long and Bisping remembers looking up to the champ. Now, that the Brazilian has failed several drug test and is awaiting his hearing with the NSAC, Bisping isn’t really concerned with fighting...

May 28, 2015 10:03 am

UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez: ‘AKA’s Methods Providing Good Results’

Cain Velasquez is set to put his title on the line against the UFC interim heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum. Velasquez, who trains out of AKA, has been criticized for being injured fairly often. Something Dana White attributed to his gym and what he perceives as stone age type training. Now, Velasquez, while talking to FOX...

May 28, 2015 9:32 am

Bisping: PED Users Should Be Banned For Life!

Michael Bisping is not a fan of performance enhancing drugs, as he shouldn’t be. But the UFC middleweight really can’t stand cheaters and if it was up to him there would be much more strict policies in place. Bisping has faced his fair share of users throughout his career and so admits his stance might...

May 27, 2015 7:55 am

Benson Henderson Stays Silent On Injury

  Remember when UFC lightweight/welterweight Benson Henderson pulled out of his upcoming fight with Michael Johnson? The fight was set for the TUF 21 finale in July, but got scrapped when Henderson pulled out for some reason that wasn’t disclosed to fans. Well, now we know what it was…sort of. Henderson joined The MMA Hour...

May 25, 2015 8:11 am

White Proud of UFC 187, ‘This Is the Type of Card Fans Want to See’

After months of news breaking that a fighter has been pulled from the card because of either legal troubles or injuries, UFC 187 took place and was amazing despite all the facelifts it received. UFC President Dana White reflected on the card backstage after the show and was happy he could brag about how exciting...

May 24, 2015 7:02 pm

What Does Cerrone’s Future Hold For Him? ‘A Title Shot and Sunday Fundays’

Donald Cerrone landed his eighth consecutive victory inside the octagon last night at UFC 187. John Makdessi walked through several leg kicks only to get his jaw broken in the second round where he eventually waved the fight off himself. Cerrone actually walked into the fight injured himself, but confessed during the post fight press...

May 23, 2015 8:05 am

El Guapo! Bas Rutten To Be Inducted Into UFC Hall Of Fame

The liver shot king will take his place among the sports best. The UFC announced via a press release that Sebastiaan ‘Bas’ Rutten will be inducted in to the promotions Hall of Fame during the UFC Fan Expo on July 11. Rutten will be inducted as a pioneer of the sport. “The Pioneer Era category...

May 22, 2015 10:49 am

Weidman vs. Belfort Side-By-Side Full Stats Comparison

Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort’s career paths were supposed to intersect long ago, but injuries and technicalities forbid them from ever fighting. At UFC 187, Belfort will finally get to challenge Weidman for his UFC Middleweight Championship! Check out UFC.COM‘s full statistical breakdown of their matchup before they fight tomorrow evening: Who Has The Better...

May 22, 2015 10:00 am

Cain: Jones Super-Fight Still On The Table

UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez currently has his sights set on interim champion Fabricio Werdum for their upcoming bout at UFC 188. Even though Jon Jones has run into some legal trouble, Velasquez still isn’t discounting the possibility of a super fight taking place between the two somewhere down the line. In a recent interview...

May 22, 2015 12:01 am

Cain Velasquez: ‘Werdum’s Interim Title Doesn’t Matter To Me’

The UFC champion recently talked to BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage about his upcoming title defense against Fabricio Werdum, who is currently the interim champion after beating Mark Hunt. So what does the champ think of the ‘interim’ belt? “As far as there being an interim champion right now, to me it doesn’t matter,” said Velasquez,...

May 20, 2015 7:21 pm

Weidman — ‘Belfort Is Fast, but Not As Quick as Silva or Machida’

Chris Weidman has been waiting for almost a year to fight Vitor Belfort. Now that the injuries have healed and technicalities are settled, Belfort will be stepping into the octagon this Saturday to challenge Weidman for his UFC Middleweight Championship. Chris Weidman appeared on “UFC Tonight” and broke down his fight against “The Phenom”. “I’m...

May 20, 2015 12:59 pm

Werdum Taking Unique Approach to Training Chin for Velasquez

Mexico City hosts the title unification between heavyweight champions Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez. Cain Velasquez won the UFC Heavyweight Championship from Junior dos Santos at UFC 155 and had only defended it twice since then. Velasquez has suffered a couple injuries that forced him out of action including a bout with Fabricio Werdum at...

May 20, 2015 12:04 pm

“Showtime” Rocking Full Arm Cast on Road to Recovery

Anthony Pettis may have the worst luck with injuries in the history of the lightweight division. It says something about “Showtime’s” determination and grit when he keeps on making successful returns to the octagon. After a successful surgery on his injured arm, it looks like he is en route to another return soon. Pettis was...

May 20, 2015 10:05 am

Medical Suspensions — Mark Hunt Served With 180 Day Layoff

At “UFC Fight Night 65”, Mark Hunt endured one of the most brutal beatings ever bestowed upon a heavyweight in the octagon. Stipe Miocic more than likely was closer to breaking his hand than he was to knocking Hunt out, but Hunt suffered some serious injuries and will be out of action for quite some...

May 20, 2015 10:03 am

Faber Credits “Lifestyle” For Team’s Low Injury Rate

Team Alpha Male is full of some of the hardest training fighters in mixed martial arts today. Urijah Faber, TJ Dillashaw and Chad “Money” Mendes all train hard in the gym, but rarely ever get injured. As a matter of fact, Team Alpha Male has the lowest injury rate out of all of the major...

May 18, 2015 6:21 pm

PREVIEW! Episode 8 of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil

‘On the next episode of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil, two lightweights square off and one of the most beloved fighters in the competition suffers from injuries and illness and has to make a tough decision. All this and more on episode 8 of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil.’-via UFC By: Ryan C. Miller | @ryancmiller1630 Phuket...

May 18, 2015 5:00 pm

PREDICTION! Jose Aldo Picks Winner Of Weidman Vs. Belfort

Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort has been in the works for a while now, with injuries and other issues getting in the way. Now, the fighters are set to square off this Saturday at UFC 187. It’s a tough fight to pick and you could make an argument for each man. UFC featherweight champion Jose...

May 17, 2015 5:51 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov: ‘If You Want To Win, You Need To Go Crazy’

  UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov is healing from his most recent knee injury and fans are starting to grumble about him not being in the octagon for so long. Injury is obviously an unfortunate part of the sport, but it seems like it’s been forever since Nurmagomedov has stepped foot in the cage. Khabib knows...

May 15, 2015 11:05 am

Referee And Judges Picks For UFC 187 Headliners

The officials for the two championship fights that headline and co-headline UFC 187 have been selected by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Friday morning. “Big” John McCarthy landed the duty of officiating the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship bout between Daniel Cormier and Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. The individuals set to judge the bout are Derek...

May 14, 2015 11:21 am

Weidman Revealing “New Tricks” In Vitor Fight

Chris Weidman will finally be stepping into the octagon to face Vitor Belfort at UFC 187 this month. After getting delayed due to technicalities and injuries, Weidman is excited to defend his UFC Middleweight Championship against “The Phenom”. During the UFC 187 media call, Weidman expressed, “My goal every time out is to try and...