881 Search Results for injuries

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...

May 13, 2015 9:00 am

UFC Hall of Famer Forrest Griffin Talks PED Use In UFC

Forrest Griffin sits down and talks about performance enhancing drug use in the world of mixed martial arts. Griffin even mentioned himself that once he started to age, he had wished there was a “magic pill” that helped him recover from injuries faster. THIS IS NOT A DRILL! Ronda Rousey’s Intense Judo Workout — WATCH!

May 12, 2015 11:43 am

‘I Don’t Care If You’re American, Brazilian or Russian; I’m Beating You’

Chris Weidman is stepping into the octagon to face Brazilian “Phenom” Vitor Belfort. The fight is finally taking place at UFC 187 after injuries and other setbacks forced the bout to be delayed. In a recent interview with Globo, Weidman explained that no matter who challenges him for the championship in the octagon, he will...

May 8, 2015 2:59 pm

209! Nate Diaz Wants A Fist Fight With Anthony Pettis

Nate Diaz is making it clear that when he returns to the octagon, he wants to be standing across Anthony “Showtime” Pettis. Never one to shy away from pointing out the elephant in the room, Diaz has taken to Twitter to put Pettis on the hot seat for repeatedly pulling out of fights. I’m 23...

May 8, 2015 1:59 pm

SQUASHED? Nurmagomedov Sends A Nice Tweet To Anthony Pettis

Lightweights Khabib Nurmagomedov and Anthony Pettis have been sidelined with injuries they sustained during their training camps. Pettis was training for Myles Jury at “UFC on FOX 16” and Nurmagomedov was preparing for his fight against Donald Cerrone at “UFC 187”. After it was announced that Nurmagomedov suffered his injury, Pettis was quick to jump...

May 6, 2015 2:01 am

“Humbled” Khabib Responds to Pettis’ Elbow Injury

Lightweights Anthony Pettis and Khabib Nurmagomedov have been sidelined with injuries they sustained during their training camps. Nurmagomedov was preparing for his fight against Donald Cerrone at “UFC 187” and Pettis was training for Myles Jury at “UFC on FOX 16”. After Nurmagomedov fell to injury, Pettis was quick to jump on social media and...

May 6, 2015 2:00 am

Countdown: UFC’s Top 5 Nicest Fighters

Every countdown is always so vicious and brutal. Whether it’s the top five knockouts or top five injuries, the list is gruesome and for some reason a lot of fun to watch. However, not every list has to be negative. Kenny Florian & Jake Ellenberger count down the Top 5 Nicest Fighters in the UFC....

May 5, 2015 4:01 pm

‘I Gave Khabib A Taste of His Own Medicine’

Khabib Nurmagomedov suffered a severe knee injury and was forced out of his spot at “UFC 186” against Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. The bout was viewed as a title eliminator, but now Cerrone will be facing John Makdessi instead. As soon as it was announced that Nurmy suffered an injury, Anthony Pettis was quick to jump...

May 1, 2015 2:03 am

INJURY RATE! Ken-Flo Blames Wrestling Mentality For Massive Injury Index

We are almost five months into the year and we have seen several fight cards altered due to injuries. It has been nowhere near as bad as 2013 was, but it may be time for some fighters to re-evaluate how hard they train. Khabib Nurmagomedov’s recent leg injury brought up the discussion of how the...

Apr 29, 2015 4:09 pm

1ST OF HIS KIND! Jon Jones Sets New Precedent For Title Strippings.

Tuesday evening was not the first time a fighter has been stripped of his title and it won’t be the last. However, Jon Jones became the first champion to be stripped for violating the fighter’s code of conduct policy after his hit and run incident! MMA.TV compiled a list that highlights UFC fighters’ title vacancies!...

Apr 27, 2015 6:06 pm

Mark Munoz Preps For Retirement, Sells Reign Training Center

UFC middleweight is preparing for his upcoming retirement. He has one last fight with Luke Barnatt, taking place in the Philippines, then the UFC vet is stepping away from the sport. On the recent episode of The MMA Hour, Munoz revealed that he has already sold his longtime gym, Reign Training Center. “I’ve actually sold...

Apr 26, 2015 8:17 pm

Breaking: ABQ Police Department Release Official Statement About Jones Incident

  The Albuquerque police department have released an official statement regarding the Jon Jones incident. Below is the information provided in the departments release. “The Albuquerque Police Department is actively seeking UFC Fighter Jon Jones for questioning in regards to his possible involvement in a hit-and-run accident, near the intersection of Juan Tabo and Southern,...

Apr 23, 2015 5:23 pm

Rampage: “I’ll Always Look Up to Anderson Silva”

“I look up to Anderson Silva no matter what,” Jackson told members of the media ahead of UFC 186. “The guy is coming off one of the worst injuries known to man, stuff like that, and he’s older. When I heard that (he tested positive) I wished it wasn’t true.” Anderson Silva has been through...

Apr 23, 2015 10:00 am

Dos Anjos vs. Khabib Part II? The Champ Wants It to Happen!

“I think Khabib (Nurmagomedov) has a tough task. (Donald) Cerrone is a tough guy. I fought them both, and I know Cerrone is a tough fight for anyone. He’s a great fighter. But I don’t know how Khabib is going to do with that. He’s had to train through injuries, and he hasn’t fought in...

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...