1133 Search Results for injured

Nov 6, 2015 11:50 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov: ‘I am the same human as the all [of] you’

Салам аллейкум Всем, хочу Вам сказать что за последнюю неделю я получил в своих социальных сетях около 100 тысяч сообщений, с разных уголков мира, кто то был недоволен мною, а кто то поддержал, спасибо всем кто поддержал и продолжают это делать, да последние почти 2 года я получаю травмы и выбиваю с поединков подводя как...

Nov 6, 2015 9:28 am

10 year study finds boxing more dangerous than MMA

The subject of brain trauma in combat sports has been picking up steam over the last several years. A 10 year study was conducted at the University OF Alberta Glen Sather Sports Medicine Clinic and then subsequently published in the Clinical Journal Of Sports Medicine, revealing that while more injuries occur in MMA fights, they...

Nov 4, 2015 10:21 pm

Nurmagomedov still noncommittal about MMA return

Last month when Khabib Nurmagomedov injured his rib and was forced out of his TUF 22 finale fight against Tony Ferguson, ‘The Eagle’ also revealed that he may never return to the Octagon. He made a post on Instagram that included “I’m not sure if I will ever come back.” On Wednesday’s UFC Tonight it...

Nov 4, 2015 8:27 am

Kelvin Gastelum reacts to Neil Magny stepping up to save UFC FN 78 main event

Tuesday evening it was revealed that Neil Magny had stepped up on short notice to fight Kelvin Gastelum at the main event of UFC Fight Night 78 on November 21st after Matt ‘The Immortal’ Brown was forced out of the bout with an ankle injury. Gastelum took to social media, after the UFC announced Magny...

Nov 3, 2015 8:56 am

TJ Grant discusses potential UFC return

TJ Grant hasn’t been in the Octagon since May of 2013 when he scored an impressive TKO win over Gray Maynard in a title eliminator bout. Following the win, Grant was expected to face then-champion Benson Henderson at UFC 164, however a concussion sustained in training forced him out of the bout. Grant then went...

Nov 2, 2015 9:19 am

Ben Askren discusses fans hating on CM Punk

Phil Brooks, better known as CM Punk has been a magnet for criticism coming from the two worlds of professional wrestling and mixed martial arts. After turning his back on professional wrestling to give a shot at MMA, fans from the WWE will have to wait and see if Punk ever makes it back to...

Oct 31, 2015 10:30 am

Khabib’s dad blames injury on improper training regime

Khabib Nurmagomedov withdrew from his 3rd fight in a row earlier this week when he suffered a rib injury in training. This comes after back to back serious knee injuries that have sidelined Nurmagomedov since his unanimous decision win over Rafael Dos Anjos back in April of 2014. Nurmagomedov’s father and coach, Abdulmanap, took to...

Oct 30, 2015 11:21 pm

VanZant didn’t hesitate when offered Namajunas fight

Earlier this week it was announced that Joanne Calderwood had been forced out of her UFC FN 80 headlining bout against Paige VanZant. It was also announced that Rose Namajunas had stepped in on short notice to fight VanZant in the main event. MMAFighting spoke to VanZant to discuss her thoughts on fighting Namajunas as...

Oct 30, 2015 9:09 am

Rustam Khabilov blasts Tom Lawlor & Will Brooks for bashing Khabib Nurmagomedov

Thursday evening it was announced that Khabib Nurmagomedov was forced out of his bout against Tony Ferguson at the TUF 22 finale on December 11th due to a rib injury. Immediately after the announcement fighters took to Twitter to give their thoughts on Nurmagomedov’s withdrawal from the bout. Tom Lawlor and Will Brooks used the...

Oct 30, 2015 7:44 am

Fighters react to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s injury

Late Thursday night it was revealed that Khabib Nurmagomedov had injured his rib and would no longer be able to fight Tony Ferguson at the TUF 22 finale on December 11th. The next morning Nurmagomedov took to Instagram to let his followers know that he may never return to the Octagon. Fighters took to Twitter...

Oct 30, 2015 7:17 am

Nurmagomedov contemplating retirement after most recent injury

Late Thursday night it was revealed that Khabib Nurmagomedov had broken a rib and would no longer be able to fight Tony Ferguson at the TUF 22 finale on December 11th. The injury is the third in a row for Nurmagomedov, who hasn’t fought since April of 2014 when he defeated Rafael Dos Anjos. A...

Oct 29, 2015 8:57 am

If fighters were in charge of the UFC, here’s what they would change

‘What would you do if you were in charge of the UFC?’ It’s an interesting question that resulted in many similar answers from fighters on hand at ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ this past weekend. MMAJunkie caught up with several of the fighters to ask them the million dollar question. Ben Rothwell: “We gotta take Alistair...

Oct 28, 2015 7:52 pm

Miocic on Arlovski fight: “It is what it is”

Last week Ben Rothwell stated that he believed it would take divine intervention for him to get a fight booked against a top ranked heavyweight after Stipe Miocic was forced out of their ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ bout with an injured back and Andrei Arlovski declined to step in on short notice. Miocic planned on...

Oct 28, 2015 7:31 pm

Poirier vs. Duffy rebooked for UFC 195

Dustin Poirier’s strategy to shoulder criticism and wait for the UFC to rebook a fight with Joseph Duffy worked. Poirier vs. Duffy has been rebooked for UFC 195 on January 2nd according to MMAJunkie. The fight was initially scheduled to go down at ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ this past Saturday, however a concussion forced Duffy...

Oct 28, 2015 12:05 pm

Poirier: I’d be “broke and brain dead” if I listened to fan’s advice

Dustin Poirier caught criticism from fans recently when he declined to fight Norman Parke on short notice after Joseph Duffy withdrew from their ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ main event bout. Despite many fans saying that by declining the fight he essentially allowed the card to suffer a massive blow, Poirier stated that the UFC isn’t...

Oct 27, 2015 8:05 am

Duffy planned to fight Poirier despite concussion

This past weekend’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ was supposed to be headlined by an exciting lightweight matchup between Joseph Duffy and Dustin Poirier. Several days before fight night, it was announced that Duffy had suffered a concussion in training and would be unable to compete. Norman Parke was offered as a replacement for Duffy, but...

Oct 23, 2015 4:27 pm

Bellator 144 results: Marius Enache injures opponent’s arm in submission win

Marius Enache showed that at 40 years old he still has ‘it.’ Enache secured a key-lock while in side control and ultimately injured his opponents arm with a floating americana lock, earning him the 2nd round submission win! The win is the 3rd of Enache’s professional career. #Bellator144 Prelims: Marius Enache submits @PeteTheHeatMMA with a...

Oct 22, 2015 9:03 pm

Rothwell believes it will take divine intervention to get top ranked HW fight

‘Big’ Ben Rothwell has had quite a bit of bad luck when it comes to getting a fight booked inside the Octagon. After his opponent for this Saturday’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin,’ Stipe Miocic, withdrew from the bout Rothwell attempted to get Andrei Arlovski to fill in on short notice. Arlovski was willing to fill...

Oct 22, 2015 12:39 pm

“I think Duffy shat himself” leading to main event UFC Fight Night

Check out this interview with UFC featherweight Rob Whiteford and his own opinion on Joseph Duffy not being able to compete after suffering an injury just days before his scheduled fight. Duffy was set to battle Dustin Poirier at UFC Fight Night in Dublin, Ireland on Saturday. Do you think Duffy should have sucked it...

Oct 22, 2015 11:58 am

Conor McGregor causing mayhem in Ireland!

The fans are packing the streets as the pride of Ireland is back in his home country. Conor McGregor posted this photo to Instagram where fans are lining up just to get a glimpse of the “The Notorious.” This is my city. My home. My people. 🍀 ❤️ A photo posted by Conor McGregor Official...