1289 Search Results for injured

Feb 23, 2016 7:40 am

Possibility of Jose Aldo filling in at UFC 196?

The MMA world has been in an uproar since it was announced that UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos had withdrawn from his UFC 196 lightweight title fight against Conor McGregor on March 5th. The UFC is currently trying to find a replacement fight for McGregor so as to avoid having to scrap the entire...

Feb 23, 2016 7:27 am

Donald Cerrone offers to step in and save UFC 196

Early Tuesday morning it was revealed that UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos had pulled out of his UFC 196 main event scrap against Conor McGregor. With the news of dos Anjos withdrawing from the fight there was much speculation as to who would offer to step in on short notice to save the main...

Feb 23, 2016 6:31 am

Video: Conor McGregor Filming the New EA Sports UFC 2 Video Game

With lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos out due to a broken foot, the only way you’ll catch dos Anjos in an octagon is on EA Sports UFC 1. See just exactly how Conor McGregor brings his character to life in this behind the scenes making of UFC 2.

Feb 20, 2016 12:03 am

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov wants title shot with win over Tony Ferguson

It’s been nearly 3 years since Khabib Nurmagomedov fought inside the Octagon. The win came over Rafael dos Anjos who went on to ultimately win the UFC lightweight championship. Nurmagomedov and Ferguson have been scheduled to fight in the past however Nurmagomedov was forced out of the bout due to a rib injury. Now the...


Feb 9, 2016 2:14 pm

Lightweight Contender Tony Ferguson Video: ‘On Air’ Interview

#4 Lightweight Tony “El Cucuy” Ferguson will be facing Khabib Nurmagomedov on FOX 19 in April. Ferguson is on a 7 fight win streak and doesn’t look to be slowing down finishing three of his last four fights. Nurmagomedov’s last octagon appearance was a unanimous decision victory against Rafael dos Anjos in April of 2014....

Feb 6, 2016 9:04 pm

UFN 82 Results: Ovince Saint Preux defeats Rafael Cavalcante via decision

Light heavyweights Ovince Saint Preux (19-7 MMA) and Rafael Cavalcante (12-7 MMA) squared off on the UFC Fight Night 82 main card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and “OSP” starts off by throwing a front kick. Another good kick to the body from Saint Preux. He is walking Cavalcante down. Rafael is moving well...

Feb 5, 2016 7:55 am

Fabricio Werdum reveals shocking detail about his UFC 188 fight

Fabricio Werdum has found himself being criticized quite a bit recently after withdrawing from his UFC 196 scrap with fill-in opponent Stipe Miocic. Miocic was offered the fight after Cain Velasquez withdrew from the bout due to a back injury. Shortly after Miocic accepted the fight however, Werdum withdrew from the bout with a back...

Jan 28, 2016 7:04 am

Demetrious Johnson looking for massive payday in potential Cruz superfight

Many MMA fans forget that back in 2011 before the formation of the UFC’s flyweight division Dominick Cruz defeated Demetrious Johnson via unanimous decision. Cruz ultimately was sidelined for several years due to injury and forced to vacate the belt before ultimately reclaiming it earlier this month. Johnson on the other hand competed in the...

Jan 27, 2016 8:06 am

UFC once again targeting Ferguson vs. Nurmagomedov

Prior to Khabib Nurmagomedov injuring his ribs at the end of last year, he was booked to return to the Octagon to fight Tony Ferguson in the co-main event of The Ultimate Fighter 22 finale. Nurmagomedov was replaced by Edson Barboza, who lost to Ferguson via 2nd round submission in what was ultimately the Fight...

Jan 24, 2016 5:56 pm

Cain Velasquez: Releases statement following injury leading into UFC 196

Dana White released a statement via social media and now Cain Velasquez has issued his personal message reaching out to the fans that are in support for the injured former champ after hearing the news. Cain Velasquez’s message: I’m sure you’ve heard the news that I won’t be able to fight at UFC 196. I...

Jan 24, 2016 3:41 pm

Breaking: Dana White announces Cain Velasquez out due to injury.

Cain Velasquez is out with a back injury. Stipe vs Werdum for the heavyweight championship February 6th. Posted by Dana White on Sunday, January 24, 2016 Looks like Cain Velasquez and AKA won’t be getting a chance to recapture the heavyweight title against Fabricio Werdum. Instead, it looks like Stipe Miocic will be taking the injured...

Jan 20, 2016 9:59 am

PHOTO | The return of Matt Mitrione’s eye

Matt Mitrione’s eye looks to be healing and looking much better than it did immediately after the fight with Travis Browne at UFC Fight Night 81 in Boston on Sunday. Mitrione posted a photo update after the fight and another at the doctor getting his swollen eye drained. Mitrione found out through doctors that he...

Jan 19, 2016 12:14 pm

Matt Mitrione gives new update on his broken orbital floor eye injury

It was a gruesome injury that Matt Mitrione suffered in his controversial fight against Travis Browne at UFC Fight Night 81. Upon getting it checked by a doctor, Mitrione revealed that he suffered a broken orbital floor as well as a shoulder injury at the hands of Browne in a TKO stoppage, but not before...

Jan 19, 2016 8:18 am

QUICK TWITT: Fighters react to Cruz’s triumphant return

Sunday night in Boston Dominick Cruz had just his second fight in 4 years as he successfully defeated TJ Dillashaw to reclaim the UFC bantamweight championship. Following the fight, fighters took to Twitter to react to Cruz’s triumphant return. #andnew congrats @TheDomin8r , crush you are an inspiration. You never stopped believing. Congrats brother! pic.twitter.com/iL9EXxmNFX...

Jan 18, 2016 10:47 am

WATCH! TJ Dillashaw Octagon Interview, says he felt he won the fight decisively

Check out former UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw talk about his fight at UFC Fight Night 81 in Boston against the newly crowned champion Dominick Cruz. Dillashaw says he felt he decisively won the fight, but two of the three judges scored the fight in favor of Cruz. Do you think that T.J. Dillashaw won...

Jan 18, 2016 10:21 am

PHOTO | Matt Mitrione gives a photo update of his broken orbital

It was a tough night for Matt Mitrione and his eyes on Sunday night. After suffering accidental eye pokes from Travis Browne at UFC Fight Night 81 in Boston, Mitrione suffered a broken orbital floor and injured shoulder at the hands of Browne after a third round TKO stoppage. Mitrione’s eye was in terrible condition...

Jan 15, 2016 5:37 pm

WATCH! Breakdown of TJ Dillashaw’s departure from Team Alpha Male to Elevation Fight Team

Ahead of TJ Dillashaw’s bantamweight title defense against Dominick Cruz on Sunday night in Boston, here’s a breakdown of exactly what went down with TJ Dillashaw’s departure from Team Alpha Male, in one convenient video that breaks down all of the major points. Dillashaw will look to defend his bantamweight championship for a 3rd time...

Jan 15, 2016 9:16 am

MUST SEE! Dominick Cruz on crutches at open workouts

BREAKING!!!! @domcruz619 A video posted by ufc (@ufc) on Jan 15, 2016 at 9:03am PST Ahead of Dominick Cruz’s highly anticipated ‘UFC Fight Night: Boston’ bantamweight showdown with TJ Dillashaw, ‘The Dominator’ managed to pull a pretty harsh joke on fans at open workouts as he made his way to the cage on crutches. The...

Jan 9, 2016 12:42 pm

Dominick Cruz: “Only your true believers stick with you”

There was a point in Dominick Cruz’s career that it started to look unlikely that he would be returning to competition after he re-injured his knee back 2012.    Cruz has since been healthy after his last successful knee surgery and appears to be in top form heading into the title bout with champ TJ...

Jan 6, 2016 10:47 am

Video: “Thug” Rose Namajunas Back in the Spotlight, Assesses Jedrzejczyk vs. Gadelha 2

Last month Dana White confirmed following UFC Fight Night 80 that Claudia Gadelha (13-1 MMA) will be facing Joanna Jedrzejczyk  (11-0 MMA)    Gadelha last fought Jedrzejczyk back in 2014 before Jedrzejczyk captured gold a year later. “Thug” Rose Namajunas got her victory over a surging young Paige Vanzant last month and should get her closer to...

Jan 1, 2016 6:20 am

Full Fight: Cruz destroys Mizugaki in Octagon return

Ahead of Dominick Cruz’s highly anticipated showdown against TJ Dillashaw for the UFC bantamweight championship on January 17th, take a look back at his impressive win over Takeya Mizugaki from last year. The win was the first for Cruz in 3 years after spending much time on the sidelines due to injury. Due to the...

Dec 26, 2015 9:01 am

Khabib on return: ‘I must become more professional’

It has been nearly two years since Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov has competed inside the Octagon. In his last Octagon appearance, ‘The Eagle’ defeated Rafael Dos Anjos via unanimous decision. A bout between Nurmagomedov and Cerrone was booked for September of 2014, however a knee injury forced ‘The Eagle’ out of the bout. Nurmagomedov was...

Dec 25, 2015 9:01 am

Cruz blasts Dillashaw ahead of January 17th fight

Dominick Cruz vs. TJ Dillashaw is arguably one of the most exciting title fights of recent times. Cruz, who never actually lost the UFC championship inside the Octagon, has been forced to spend a lot of time on the sidelines as a result of two torn ACL’s and a torn groin. On the other hand...

Dec 24, 2015 2:29 pm

Despite losing Bisping fight, Mousasi staying on London card

Earlier today it was announced that Michael Bisping would be fighting Anderson Silva in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: London’ on February 27th. There was much speculation as to what would happen to Gegard Mousasi now that Michael Bisping has a new opponent. Mousasi released a statement on Twitter to reveal that he...