1168 Search Results for injured

Jul 19, 2015 8:04 am

Michael Bisping Explains Gruesome Toe Injury

Michael Bisping and Thales Leites left it all in the octagon on Saturday at UFC Fight Night 72. While the decision may have been controversial, one thing is certain: Michael Bisping is one tough bastard. Bisping seems to always get injured in fights and “UFC Fight Night 72” was no different. At the beginning of...

Jul 13, 2015 4:24 pm

UFC 189 Medical Suspensions: Rory MacDonald Served 6 Month Layoff

“UFC 189” could easily go down as the greatest event in Ultimate Fighting Championship history. Conor McGregor became the new king of the featherweight division while an injured Jose Aldo watched from the sidelines and the co main-event was a contender for “Fight of the Year”. Unfortunately, Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald will pay the...

Jul 9, 2015 12:50 pm

Chad Mendes Has Aldo’s Back, Defends Him Against Injury Backlash

“What sucks for Aldo is that he just gets injured a lot. It’s something that’s been reoccurring, so a lot of people are just starting to get irritated, I think. But like I said, injuries are really out of our hands, guys. We train, we try to be as safe as we can, but you...


Jul 5, 2015 6:35 am

Edgar: Interim Title Fight Is Just A No. 1 Contenders Bout

Earlier in June, was news broke that Jose Aldo suffered a rib injury and was possibly going to be pulled from the “UFC 189” main-event. It didn’t take long for fighters to throw their name in the mix and get a big payday for fighting McGregor on July 11th. In reality, if anybody was going...

Jul 3, 2015 8:46 am

MacDonald: ‘Lack of hunger is why I lost To Lawler’

UFC welterweight contender Rory MacDonald is getting set to rematch current champion Robbie Lawler at next weekend’s UFC 189 event in Las Vegas. The Canadian standout suffered a close split-decision loss to “Ruthless” in their first encounter at UFC 167, but claims that he wasn’t totally focused or motivated for that fight (via MMAJunkie): “I...

Jul 2, 2015 1:59 pm

Chad Mendes Predicts Finish Of McGregor

Chad Mendes will battle Conor McGregor for the interim UFC featherweight title at next weekend’s UFC 189 event in Las Vegas. “Money” has been a target of McGregor’s trash talk in the past and says that he is taking their July 11 fight personally (via MMAFighting): “I mean, the short sh*t, I don’t give a...

Jul 2, 2015 9:29 am

How Tea-Bagging Ignited The McGregor-Mendes Rivalry

Chad Mendes and Conor McGregor will fight at UFC 189 in about two weeks. So there can’t be that much bad blood between the two of them right? Wrong. It appears the war of the words started back in 2014. Mendes talked about the incident on yesterdays UFC 189 media conference call. “The short s—,...

Jul 1, 2015 6:48 pm

Proof? Jose Aldo’s Rib Scans Released

Jose Aldo has released a statement regarding UFC 189 and his injury. Along with his statement, Aldo provided actual pictures of his injured ribs, via scans. Aldo pulled out of UFC 189 yesterday and the UFC will go forward with Conor McGregor vs. Chad Mendes for the interim featherweight title. Check out the photos below...

Jun 30, 2015 1:38 pm

Renzo vs. Hughes OFF

Any one looking forward to the super ‘fight’ between Matt Hughes and Renzo Gracie are going to be disappointed. The two were set to compete against each other at the Abu Dhabi Combat Club Submission Wrestling World Championship. Unfortunately, according to a report from MMAFighting, the match has been scrapped because Gracie suffered an injury...

Jun 30, 2015 1:20 pm

Is Jose Aldo Just “Screwing” With Conor McGregor

Whether you want to admit it or not, most of us are thinking, somewhere in our minds, is Jose Aldo really injured? The featherweight champ is currently making us all wait. There are conflicting medical reports and exams he has to pass, so no one really knows anything for sure yet. MMA legend Dan Frye...

Jun 30, 2015 5:44 am

‘UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Leites’ Rounded Out with 12 Fights

The UFC will venture to Glasgow, Scotland on July 18th with ‘UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Leites.’ The main card will feature a main event between middleweights Michael Bisping and Thales Leites and a co-main between Evan Dunham and Ross Pearson. Also featured on the main card will be Joseph Duffy, AKA the last man...

Jun 29, 2015 2:59 pm

Jose Aldo On Track for Medical Clearance to Fight at UFC 189

The main-event of “UFC 189” was in question last week when Jose Aldo suffered an injury while training. While it is currently not clear as to whether or not he suffered a rib fracture or bruise, the fact remains that he is injured and Chad Mendes has signed on as a stand-by to fight McGregor...

Jun 29, 2015 2:58 pm

McGregor Explains How Miserable Plumbing Gig Led to MMA Career

Conor McGregor is one step away from fulfilling his dream of becoming UFC Featherweight Champion. Jose Aldo will be defending his championship against McGregor at UFC 189 in July and, even though the champion is injured, the fight is still set to take place. It wasn’t always glitz and glamour for McGregor, though. When he...

Jun 29, 2015 12:25 pm

Attorney Plans to Bring Jon Jones’ Case to Grand Jury

Details surrounding Jon Jones’ case have been scarce, but details are starting to form on what is the next step for the former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. In April, Jon Jones allegedly caused a three car accident and fled the scene. One of the women driving the cars was pregnant and apparently suffered an injured...

Jun 29, 2015 7:35 am

‘It’s Not Cheating, Conor McGregor Should Target Jose Aldo Ribs’

If all goes according to plan, Conor McGregor will be challenging Jose Aldo for his UFC Featherweight Championship in Las Vegas at UFC 189. Aldo suffered a rib injury while training for this fight that could possibly put him on the sidelines if he is not medically cleared to fight. If that happens, Chad Mendes...

Jun 28, 2015 6:08 pm

McGregor Working on Takedown Defense Ahead of UFC 189

At UFC 189, Conor McGregor will finally has his opportunity to prove to the world that he can back up his trash talk. While he is slated to face Jose Aldo in July, there is a possibility that Aldo will not be able to participate in the fight due to his injured rib. Team Alpha...

Jun 28, 2015 5:37 pm

‘Jose Aldo Will Fight Based On Money Alone’

“UFC 189” is projected be the biggest pay-per-view of the year and fans from around the world will be traveling to Las Vegas for International Fight Week. Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor’s main-event bout is also expected to bring in one of the biggest live-gates in years… if the fight takes place. As of right...

Jun 28, 2015 1:28 pm

Rashad Evans: ‘Game’ McGregor Talks a Lot, but Can Back It Up

Rashad Evans and Brian Stann break down the upcoming fight between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor. Although Aldo is confirmed to be injured, he is still expected to defend his UFC Featherweight Championship against McGregor at UFC 189 in July. Who do you think will walk out with the gold? Share your thoughts in the...

Jun 28, 2015 7:00 am

Booking Roundup: UFC Bouts Announced

UFC announced some big changes in their upcoming events which got buried in this week’s Jose Aldo injury drama! Catch up on some BIG changes to UFC 189, UFC Fight Night 71, and UFC Fight Night 72! Gunny Gets a New Opponent at UFC 189 Brandon Thatch is the chosen one to step in for...

Jun 27, 2015 7:56 am

NSAC Director: ‘Aldo Has To Pass Our Examination To Fight’

Jose Aldo isn’t in the clear yet. There are a few things that will take place before we can officially say he’s fighting at UFC 189. The UFC said he has a bruised rib and is ready to fight, but he still needs to get passed the Nevada State Athletic Commission. The NSAC director, Bob Bennett,...

Jun 27, 2015 7:25 am

COACH: ‘Aldo’s Medical Reports Are Conflicting’

Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor is all good right, the fight is definitely happening still right? Not so fast. As you may know, reports came out earlier in the week saying that Aldo suffered a fractured rib and might not be able to fight. After a few days of sitting around not knowing what was...

Jun 26, 2015 4:42 pm

Injury Scare Changes Betting Odds For UFC 189, McGregor Now Favorite

  Bookies around the country have changed their tune since news broke that Jose Aldo suffered a bruised rib while preparing for his title defense. When the odds for UFC 189 were first revealed, it was business as usual when the champion was labeled as the favorite. While the odds were still close, McGregor was...

Jun 25, 2015 11:55 am

Fabricio Werdum Taking A 6 Month Vacation

“I want to rest a little bit. I trained a lot … training for a long time. I want to enjoy my family, just a little bit, then I want to fight again, maybe in December. Arlovski is good. He beat Travis Browne now. I beat Travis Browne. My question is, who is the daddy?”...

Jun 25, 2015 10:20 am

Jose Aldo All Smiles Following Injury Drama

Jose Aldo had everyone running around and freaking out when news surfaced that he suffered an injury and might have to pull out of his scheduled bout with Conor McGregor at UFC 189. The UFC has since released a statement saying he isn’t as injured as previously thought and still plans on fighting next month....

Jun 25, 2015 9:56 am

JDS Returning To Training Next Month, Wants Werdum Fight

“I want to clarify that I´m very well, and I´ll be in perfect condition to face Werdum at the end of the year. Actually I was injured before the fight against Stipe Miocic [at UFC on Fox 13]. I had a strain in the [anterior cruciate ligament], and ended up aggravating it during the fight...

Jun 25, 2015 9:34 am

McGregor On Aldo: ‘He’s looking for a way out’

  Even before news surfaced that Jose Aldo was injured and possibly out of UFC 189, Conor McGregor believed that the featherweight champion was looking for a way out. We now know that Aldo has a bruised rib, not a fractured one, and still plans on fighting at UFC 189, but check out what McGregor had...

Jun 25, 2015 9:02 am

Edgar “Dissapointed” In UFC’s Decision To Give Mendes Contingency Plan

The UFC released a statement on Wednesday saying that featherweight champion Jose Aldo did not suffer a broken rib, as reported on Tuesday, but instead only had a bruised rib. Therefore, the main event will continue as planned with Aldo taking on Conor McGregor. If by some chance Aldo actually can’t go, the UFC has...