654 Search Results for injuries

Jul 5, 2015 2:09 pm

Dana White Expects UFC 189 to Set U.S. Gate Record with $7 Million

Jose Aldo may be off the biggest event of the summer, but UFC President Dana White still expects “UFC 189” to demolish the company gate record with $7 million in ticket sales. Conor McGregor and Chad Mendes have already done a fantastic job at selling the card’s new main event. The two featherweights are set...

Jul 3, 2015 2:19 pm

Justin Buchholz: ‘Let’s Focus On Testing Guys, Not Banning IV Bags’

“Their job is to prefect the fighters from illegal substances, not how much weight they should be cutting.” “If you cut any amount of weight, I would suggest an IV bag. If you’re cutting something like 5 pounds the day of, man that’s rough.” “I would say, let’s focus on testing guys. Let’s focus on...

Jul 2, 2015 12:52 pm

“JUST STRIP HIM!”

Conor McGregor will fight Chad Mendes for the UFC interim featherweight title at UFC 189. This comes after champ Jose Aldo pulled out due to his rib injury. Aldo has pulled out of five scheduled title defenses with injuries and the UFC decided this time to make an interim title. According to McGregor, Aldo should...

Jul 2, 2015 4:44 am

Anthony Johnson Is Ready To ‘Rumble’, Can’t Find Opponent

UFC light-heavyweight Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson is ready to step back into the octagon. Reported on last night’s UFC Tonight, Johnson would like to come back and fight as early as August. Johnson is coming off of that third round submission loss to Daniel Cormier for the UFC title. Unfortunately it looks like the issue with...

Jun 29, 2015 1:40 pm

UFC Fight Night 70 Medical Report: Machida Sidelined Indefinitely

Lyoto Machida suffered his second consecutive loss in a row and has to pay the price for it. While he did receive a nice payday, he is being forced to sit on the sidelines indefinitely until he receives medical clearance for possible head injuries. Steve Bosse was also on a receiving end of a lengthy...

Jun 29, 2015 7:26 am

Florian Thinks Aldo Should Question if the Risk is Worth the Reward

While fighters throw in their two cents on the situation, Jose Aldo has already made his decision; He will be defending his UFC Featherweight Championship at UFC 189. While Aldo likely doesn’t want to miss out on the biggest payday of his career, UFC on air personality and former title contender Kenny Florian believes the...

Jun 28, 2015 12:25 pm

Joe Schilling Speaks Out on Devastating KO Loss

Joe Schilling stepped into the cage on Friday night at Bellator 139 ready to give the fans a highlight-reel worthy knockout. He fulfilled that goal… just now how he wanted to. Hisaki Kato put Schilling to sleep with a brutal superman punch less than a minute into the second round. Schilling saw the strike coming,...

Jun 25, 2015 6:27 am

Medical Suspensions Report: Several Fighters Get Iced In Germany

The UFC have released the official medical suspension list for UFC Fight Night: Berlin. The event took place this past Saturday, exclusively on Fight Pass, and featured a main event between strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk and challenger Jessica Penne. To say the fight was one-sided is an understatement. Jedrzejczyk battered Penne on the feet and...

Jun 24, 2015 8:49 am

Joseph Benavidez: ‘Team Alpha Male Never Pulls Out Of Fights’

MMA is a sport that pits two individuals against each other where only one man can walk out victorious. It’s unlike any team sport because if a combatant suffers a serious injury, the match is scrapped entirely. It doesn’t matter if it’s Jose Aldo, Khabib Nurmagomedov, or Anthony Pettis; Fans are learning not to get...

Jun 17, 2015 2:16 pm

Alvarez: ‘I broke my nose and orbital in fight vs Melendez’

Eddie Alvarez might have come away with the victory this past weekend when he fought the always tough Gilbert Melendez, but his face certainly doesn’t match the results. Alvarez blew his nose between rounds and caused his left eye to blow up and severely swell instantly. The lightweight took to his Twitter and let fans...

Jun 11, 2015 9:38 am

COACH: ‘Ronda’s Scary, Holly Holm Needs Two More Fights’

“I’d like two fights, just because the injury situation put us behind a little bit and in the last fight with Raquel, it was the first time she’d been hitting things really, really, really hard since her injury, and you’re still worried about it. No matter what people think, you always worry about the injuries,...

Jun 9, 2015 3:35 pm

Khabib’s Dad Talks About The Injury Rate At AKA

Daniel Cormier, Cain Velasquez, Luke Rockhold and Khabib Nurmagomedov all train at American Kickboxing Academy. That’s two current UFC champions, one upcoming title challenger and one of the top UFC lightweights. So what’s the big deal? The deal is that UFC president has been vocal with his opinions on AKA and their training methods. White...

Jun 9, 2015 11:51 am

New England Patriots Player Finds Self In ‘Jon Jones Type’ Scandal

Is Jon Jones really that big of a trend setter? The former UFC champion was stripped of his title and suspended indefinitely after he was allegedly involved in a hit-and-run car accident. Reports say that a car rented in the Jones’ name crashed into another car, which had a pregnant female in it, then fled...

Jun 9, 2015 10:17 am

HISTORIC BRUTALITY! Not One, TWO NASTY CUTS Tattoo Thiago Tavares’ Face

If this happened in Hawaii, we would be congratulating Thiago on his new Hawaiian Tattoos instead of posting up this story about one of the nastiest facial injuries in UFC history. Last Saturday, in a Fight of the Night garnering effort, ATT’s Thiago Tavares fell short in his fight against Brian Ortgea, and the reminders...

Jun 7, 2015 8:31 pm

Coach: Werdum Has No Chance, Velasquez Will Kill Him

Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum will be unifying their UFC Heavyweight Championships at UFC 188 in Mexico City, Mexico next weekend. Even though he has shown incredible improvement in each of his octagon outings since returning in 2012, Javier Mendez still thinks Werdum has no chance at beating Cain Velasquez. “I’m very confident in this...

Jun 7, 2015 10:02 am

Hendo on Possible Hand Injury: ‘Nothing a Cold Beer Won’t Help’

Dan Henderson brought an already-electric crowd to their feet last night after his dominant performance in the octagon against Tim Boetsch. Boetsch didn’t even have an opportunity to gain any momentum as Henderson clobbered him in the opening minute and ultimately ended the fight in twenty-eight seconds. Directly after the fight, however, Henderson could be...

May 28, 2015 7:24 pm

Bisping: ‘Fighting Anderson Silva is no longer on my to do list’

Fighting Anderson Silva was once a dream of UFC middleweight Michael Bisping. That dream has yet faded. Silva was on top for so long and Bisping remembers looking up to the champ. Now, that the Brazilian has failed several drug test and is awaiting his hearing with the NSAC, Bisping isn’t really concerned with fighting...

May 28, 2015 10:03 am

UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez: ‘AKA’s Methods Providing Good Results’

Cain Velasquez is set to put his title on the line against the UFC interim heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum. Velasquez, who trains out of AKA, has been criticized for being injured fairly often. Something Dana White attributed to his gym and what he perceives as stone age type training. Now, Velasquez, while talking to FOX...

May 28, 2015 9:32 am

Bisping: PED Users Should Be Banned For Life!

Michael Bisping is not a fan of performance enhancing drugs, as he shouldn’t be. But the UFC middleweight really can’t stand cheaters and if it was up to him there would be much more strict policies in place. Bisping has faced his fair share of users throughout his career and so admits his stance might...

May 27, 2015 7:55 am

Benson Henderson Stays Silent On Injury

  Remember when UFC lightweight/welterweight Benson Henderson pulled out of his upcoming fight with Michael Johnson? The fight was set for the TUF 21 finale in July, but got scrapped when Henderson pulled out for some reason that wasn’t disclosed to fans. Well, now we know what it was…sort of. Henderson joined The MMA Hour...

May 25, 2015 8:11 am

White Proud of UFC 187, ‘This Is the Type of Card Fans Want to See’

After months of news breaking that a fighter has been pulled from the card because of either legal troubles or injuries, UFC 187 took place and was amazing despite all the facelifts it received. UFC President Dana White reflected on the card backstage after the show and was happy he could brag about how exciting...

May 24, 2015 7:02 pm

What Does Cerrone’s Future Hold For Him? ‘A Title Shot and Sunday Fundays’

Donald Cerrone landed his eighth consecutive victory inside the octagon last night at UFC 187. John Makdessi walked through several leg kicks only to get his jaw broken in the second round where he eventually waved the fight off himself. Cerrone actually walked into the fight injured himself, but confessed during the post fight press...

May 23, 2015 8:05 am

El Guapo! Bas Rutten To Be Inducted Into UFC Hall Of Fame

The liver shot king will take his place among the sports best. The UFC announced via a press release that Sebastiaan ‘Bas’ Rutten will be inducted in to the promotions Hall of Fame during the UFC Fan Expo on July 11. Rutten will be inducted as a pioneer of the sport. “The Pioneer Era category...

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...