944 Search Results for injuries

Sep 28, 2015 4:35 am

Rashad Evans eyeing UFC title shot after beating Ryan Bader

Rashad Evans has been sitting on the sidelines watching the light heavyweight division go through changes due to a knee injury that put him out of action for nearly two years. The former champion will make his return at “UFC 192” on October 3rd and will be going up against top-ranked Ryan Bader on the...

Sep 27, 2015 1:51 am

Weird hot tub incident forced a fighter to pull out of RFA show

Mixed martial arts is a bizarre sport where fighters can be forced to pull out of the fight at any moment. Renan Barao passed out while cutting weight which delayed his UFC 177 fight with TJ Dillashaw. Jose Aldo cracked his rib and was forced out of UFC 189. Now, Resurrection Fighting Alliance has one...

Sep 22, 2015 3:24 am

Former Ronda Rousey Opponent Cat Zingano Back To Training

UFC bantamweight Cat Zingano hasn’t stepped in the cage since her 14 second loss to the champion Ronda Rousey. That fight was back in February and she’s been out of action since then, healing up from injuries. There hasn’t been any real word on a set return date or an opponent. Zingano was tapped as...

Sep 14, 2015 9:39 am

UFC fighters react to the return of NFL Sunday football

American Football fans rejoiced on Sunday afternoon when the National Football League made their return to a weekly schedule. The men and women of the octagon were excited to see their favorite teams return to the gridiron and spouted off their support through social media. Some fighters ended their night with a smile while others...

Sep 14, 2015 6:53 am

Thomson On Nurmagomedov: He reminds me of Frankie Edgar

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s rise toward the top of the UFC’s lightweight division did not happen overnight. The Sambo master managed to fly under the radar while he built an impressive win streak before coming out of his shell to show the world he has what it takes to become the company’s lightweight champion by dominating Thiago...

Sep 8, 2015 2:39 pm

Dillashaw: ‘I’ll Finish Dominick Cruz Faster Than I Finished Barao’

  Current UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw has been tied to former champ Dominick Cruz for a while now. Cruz has had several fights with Team Alpha Male’s Urijah Faber, teammate of Dillashaw and has since been compared to Cruz for having similar styles. There is no question that currently, Dillashaw vs. Cruz is the...

Sep 6, 2015 12:01 am

WATCH! McGregor Didn’t Throw A Single Kick Ahead Of Mendes Fight

  UFC interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor wants the world to know that going into the Chad Mendes fight at UFC 189, he was anything but 100%. Apparently he wasn’t able to throw a single kick during all of his training and still, he was able to go in and get the finish. So now...

Sep 4, 2015 9:20 am

Rampage Is Tired Of All The Annoying Male Groupies

Rampage Jackson is really sick of ‘male groupies’ telling him he’s washed up and should retire. The UFC light heavyweight recently took to Instagram to vent some of his frustration. We saw a similar statement come from heavyweight Frank Mir early in the week. Mir went after the keyboard warriors who kept telling him that...

Sep 2, 2015 10:36 am

Demetrious Johnson On A Mission To Break Anderson Silva’s Record

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is the only 125 lb. champ the UFC has ever had and he plans on keeping it that way, for a while. Johnson currently has six title defenses and will look to make it seven this Saturday at UFC 191 when he takes on John Dodson. The champ has a...

Sep 2, 2015 6:19 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov Signs Individual Deal With Reebok

Undefeated UFC lightweight, Khabib Nurmagomedov, is the latest fighter to sign an individual sponsorship deal with Reebok. Reebok officials announced the partnership and now the Dagestan is among fighters like Ronda Rousey, Conor McGregor, Paige VanZant, Rory MacDonald and strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk. That’s quite the group to be apart of. Khabib has not fought since April...

Aug 30, 2015 8:01 pm

BEEF! Dillashaw and Cruz go at it on Twitter!

Dominick Cruz is the challenger who never truly lost his championship. The bantamweight tore through his competition in World Extreme Cagefighting before before graduating to the octagon where he handily defeated Urijah Faber in his debut fight. “The Domin8r” would defend his championship one last time against Demetrious Johnson before getting stripped due to inactivity...

Aug 25, 2015 8:20 am

Erick Silva’s ‘Embarrassed’ By His Performance And His Body

UFC welterweight Erick Silva is not pleased with his performance. He took on Neil Magny at Sunday’s UFC Fight Night: Saskatoon and ended up losing via split decision. The Brazilian fighter took to Instagram to share his thoughts on the fight and hinted that he went into the fight with an injury. If he would...

Aug 25, 2015 6:21 am

BJJ Blue Belt Stops Potential Terrorist Attack On Train

The world learned the names Spencer Stone, Alek Skarlatos, and Anthony Sadler this weekend when they acted and prevented a potential terrorist attack on a Paris train. The three Americans were on a train heading from Amsterdam to Paris when they heard gunshots. They were coming from a man who had brought an AK-47 with...

Aug 23, 2015 8:35 pm

UFC Fight Night 74 Results: Magny rebounds from tough loss and earns win over Silva

Erick Silva has had quite the path to “UFC Fight Night 74” before finally finding an opponent in Neil Magny. Silva was originally scheduled to face Rick “The Horror” Story, but Story was forced to pull out of their fight on two separate occasions due to injuries. Tonight, Silva showed the effects of a rough...

Aug 22, 2015 2:10 pm

The Talented Josh Burkman Knows His Last Two UFC Fights Sucked

  “I hate it; I’m pissed – it’s been s—-y. My fight career, I’m very disappointed with it. But where I’m at in my life outside the cage and having healthy boys and a happy wife and a new home, I wouldn’t change a single thing. All that adversity has led me to being right...

Aug 21, 2015 2:31 pm

Edson Barboza: ‘I’ll Be UFC Champion In 2016’

UFC lightweight Edson Barboza has big goals for 2016 and believes he’ll be able to achieve them. He’s coming off of a win over Paul Felder in a ‘Fight of The Night’ scrap at UFC on FOX 16, back in July, and is ready to get back in there in hopes of getting closer to...

Aug 20, 2015 5:44 pm

Fighter Unable To Fight At UFN 74 Because Of Acupuncture Needle

Injuries, it’s a part of MMA unfortunately, just like it is for every sport. But sometimes the injury will come from a very, very strange place. UFC’s Mitch Clarke was ecstatic when he heard the UFC would be coming to his hometown of Saskatoon with UFC Fight Night 74. This would be his chance to...

Aug 19, 2015 5:23 am

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

[ooyala code=”J5c3UxdzpDWlYbuxxRyJVVXCUwnYxE3R” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] It takes a lot to be considered a world class team in the sport of Mixed Martial Arts, but American Kickboxing Academy is just that. With three title fights coming up and a hungry Russian nursing injuries, the stable in San Jose is about as rich as they...

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’

[ooyala code=”l4Z3FwdjoV8WteK7mHwMz9qOB9jQ0BZC” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”640″ height=”360″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] With only one loss to his name since November 2013, Tyron Woodley is just one step away from guaranteeing himself a shot at the UFC Welterweight Championship. In his way is former champion Johny Hendricks, acting as a road block in Woodley’s path to gold. UFC 192 will...

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...