1250 Search Results for injured

Oct 21, 2015 8:16 pm

Fighters react to Joseph Duffy’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ withdrawal

News broke Wednesday afternoon that Joseph Duffy had been forced off of the ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ card due to a concussion sustained during training. The UFC offered his opponent, Dustin Poirier, the opportunity to fight Norman Parke instead, however Poirier declined the fight. Conor McGregor, who defeated Poirier last year, also offered to step...

Oct 21, 2015 4:51 pm

McGregor offers to fight Poirier on short notice

Earlier today news broke that Joseph Duffy had been forced out of his ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ main event bout against Dustin Poirier this Saturday due to a concussion. It didn’t take long for interim UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor to offer to replace Duffy last-minute given that he already defeated Poirier. I will give...

Oct 20, 2015 9:38 pm

Corey Anderson replaces Tom Lawlor at UFC FN 77

News broke last night that ‘Filthy’ Tom Lawlor was forced to withdraw from his UFC Fight Night 77 bout on November 7th, and that he was being replaced by the man with arguably the coolest nickname in MMA, Corey ‘Beastin 25/8’ Anderson. Anderson will be stepping in to fight Fabio Maldonado, who is looking to...

Oct 18, 2015 12:05 pm

Cruz to Dillashaw: I’m out for 4 years and I’m STILL going to beat you

Dominick Cruz has only stepped foot in the octagon once within the last four years thanks to a pair of ACL injuries that has kept him on the sidelines. Before suffering the injury, Cruz defended his championship against Demetrious Johnson and Urijah Faber and established himself as a dominant champion in a short amount of...


Oct 17, 2015 10:28 am

Charles Rosa vs. Jimy Hettes Set For ‘UFC Fight Night: Boston’

UFC Fight Night: Boston, which takes place January 17th, has picked up a featherweight tilt between Charles Rosa and Jimy Hettes. Rosa, who broke the news of the bout on Facebook, is coming off a split decision loss to Yair Rodriguez back in June at UFC 188. The loss dropped his promotional record to 1-2....

Oct 15, 2015 11:09 am

Gadelha Updates On Injury Status… Ready To Fight For The Belt

UFC women’s strawweight contender Claudia Gadelha gives an update on her hand injury, missing out on her rematch with champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk and when she expects to return to the octagon. Gadelha was expected to get the next shot at the champ after her win over Jessica Aguilar, back in August, but unfortunately she injured...

Oct 11, 2015 1:10 am

Carlos Condit training balance with insane exercise ahead of UFC 195

Carlos Condit was originally slated to square off with UFC Welterweight Champion Robbie Lawler at UFC 193 in Melbourne, Australia in November. The fight got delayed, however, when it was revealed that Lawler suffered an injured thumb. Now, “The Natural Born Killer” has until January 2nd at UFC 195 to prepare himself for the biggest...

Oct 9, 2015 1:44 pm

OMG! Rodriguez’s Foot Is Jacked!

At this past Saturday’s UFC 192, ‘TUF: Latin America’ winner Yair Rodriguez pulled off his third straight UFC win, defeating Daniel Hooker via unanimous decision. That makes it four in a row for the Mexican fighter, but unfortunately he didn’t leave the octagon Saturday night without a few bumps and bruises. The fighter injured his...

Oct 9, 2015 9:35 am

Sorry “Count”, Jucao Wants To Kick Your Butt

UFC fighter Roan Carneiro, aka Jucao, was scheduled to fight Gegard Mousasi at UFC Fight Night 75 but was forced to pullout with an injury. In his place Uriah Hall jumped in and well, you know what he did to Mousasi, finishing him in the second round with a highlight reel spinning kick and flying...

Oct 9, 2015 6:13 am

Jose Aldo Wants Monthly Salaries For UFC Fighters

“I support this idea, of course. In the NFL, Nike makes the uniforms, but teams still pay their athletes, the same goes for NBA. Life gets hard for fighters who are just starting and earn no pay-per-view money. We spend a lot with trainers, sparring partners, etc. Nobody in this day and age goes to...

Oct 8, 2015 8:11 am

BOXING BEAT: Rigondeaux Will Likely Be Stripped Of His Title

It seems like there’s a lot of belt stripping these days, both in MMA and boxing. Well it seems likely that we’ll be adding another name to the list, with boxer Guillermo Rigondeaux, who is the WBA/WBO super bantamweight champion. It’s being reported that Rigondeaux is on the verge of being stripped by the WBO...

Oct 6, 2015 5:25 am

Wanderlei Files Motion To Dismiss Lawsuit, Using Belfort Test As Grounds

The latest in the UFC vs. Wanderlei Silva legal battle is that the MMA legend will now be looking to get the lawsuit filed against him dismissed. The UFC filed a complaint of “Intentional Misconduct” against Silva on July 29th, after the fighter put up several posts on his Facebook, accusing the promotion of fixing...

Oct 5, 2015 6:26 pm

CM Punk’s UFC debut postponed due to shoulder injury

Phil “CM Punk” Brooks’ highly anticipated octagon debut will be delayed after the former WWE Superstar suffered a shoulder injury in training. Brooks chose to make the transition from pro wrestling to mixed martial arts in late 2014 when he signed with the UFC. With very little combat sports experience to his name at the...

Oct 1, 2015 5:57 am

Former UFC Champ Rashad Evans: ‘I Love The Trash Talking’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans will be making his return to the octagon this weekend after nearly two years out of competition. Evans will come back and fight Ryan Bader at UFC 192, a fight that could put him in the title picture, if he wins. Before getting injured, Evans was on a...

Sep 29, 2015 5:12 pm

Help Support Troy Mandaloniz And His Family During His Long Road To Recovery

We shared this unfortunate story with you guys a while ago, but the road to recovery for former UFC fighter and TUF alum Troy Mandoloniz is still ongoing and any bit of support you can provide will go a long way. Mandaloniz was injured back in June after falling form a ladder while working to...

Sep 28, 2015 1:05 pm

Rashad Evans: ‘My heart goes out to Jon Jones’

Rashad Evans is preparing himself for war with Ryan “Darth” Bader in what could potentially be a title eliminator. “UFC 192” will host the light heavyweight clash and the only thing that could be keeping Evans or Bader from getting a shot at gold is the unexpected return of Jon “Bones” Jones. “Bones” was stripped...

Sep 28, 2015 4:35 am

Rashad Evans eyeing UFC title shot after beating Ryan Bader

Rashad Evans has been sitting on the sidelines watching the light heavyweight division go through changes due to a knee injury that put him out of action for nearly two years. The former champion will make his return at “UFC 192” on October 3rd and will be going up against top-ranked Ryan Bader on the...

Sep 28, 2015 1:00 am

WATCH! Donald Cerrone sits shotgun with NASCAR driver!

It should come to the surprise of nobody that Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is a bit of a thrill-seeker. Whether he is wake boarding or riding a mechanical bull, Cerrone always runs the risk of getting injured moments before a big fight. Of course he is one of the most bada** human beings to ever step...

Sep 25, 2015 12:01 am

Paige VanZant: ‘I Got Hurt More In Cheerleading Than I Have In MMA’

UFC strawweight Paige VanZant will fight Joanne Calderwood on Dec. 10 in Las Vegas. The fight will serve as the night’s main event and the whole card will stream on UFC Fight Pass. VanZant is currently on a three fight win streak and is rapidly growing in popularity. VanZant is on somewhat of a TUF...

Sep 22, 2015 4:56 am

‘King Mo’: ‘I’ll Fight Fedor In Japan’

Bellator’s ‘King Mo’ Lawal was scheduled to fight in the ‘Dynamite’ light heavyweight tournament final this past Saturday, against Phil Davis. That didn’t happen. Mo won his first fight, defeating Linton Vassell, to advance to the final where he would fight for the chance to be the next title challenger. Unfortunately during that first fight...

Sep 21, 2015 7:28 am

Former UFC Champion Jon Jones’ plea hearing gets a date

Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones ran into some issues with the law again earlier this year in April when he fled the scene of a hit-and-run which was allegedly caused by him. Jones returned to the crash where a pregnant woman was injured in the wreck supposedly caused by him, only to grab...

Sep 20, 2015 8:29 am

REPLAY! Phil Davis Vs. Francis Carmont (Highlights)

The final of the Bellator ‘Dynamite’ light heavyweight tournament wasn’t really what we were expecting, with ‘King Mo’ getting injured and unable to compete. However we still got an exciting match up between Phil Davis and alternate Francis Carmont. The fight started and they each stayed patient and went through a feeling out process. Then...

Sep 19, 2015 10:11 pm

REPLAY! Bellator ‘Dynamite’ Post-Fight Press Conference

Bellator MMA put on one of the craziest nights of combat sports ever with ‘Dynamite 1’. We saw GLORY kickboxing and Bellator MMA going on throughout the night and saw some pretty wild fights. Perhaps most exciting was the light heavyweight tournament, which Phil Daivs ended up winning. King Mo was supposed to fight in...

Sep 19, 2015 9:26 pm

Bellator Dynamite Results: Phil Davis TKO’s Alternate Carmont To Win Tournament

First off, King Mo was injured an unable to fight in the final. Also, his opponent Linton Vassell was not cleared to fill in, so alternate Francis Carmont stepped in to fight Phil Davis. The fight didn’t last long. There was a feeling out process where both fighters sort of stayed patient and didn’t really...

Sep 17, 2015 9:58 pm

Jon Fitch Blames Athletic Commissions For Rousimar Palhares Incident

It would make sense that former UFC welterweight Jon Fitch wouldn’t mind taking a few shots at the currently indefinitely suspended WSOF fighter Rousimar Palhares. After all, it was Palhares who injured Fitch’s knee and forced him to sit on the sidelines for almost a year. But no, Fitch actually says he wouldn’t mind giving...

Sep 17, 2015 10:13 am

UFC Strawweight Claudia Gadelha Latest To Be Randomly Drug Tested

UFC strawweight Claudia Gadelha is the latest fighter to get randomly drug tested under the UFC’s new drug testing policy. The Brazilian fighter took to Twitter to share the photo with her fans, saying: One more time being tested and always going to the game clean. That Indian blood tho. Gadelha was expected to rematch...

Sep 15, 2015 5:22 pm

Ten Time BJJ World Champion Ready To Start MMA Career

Watch out MMA fighters, here comes a ten time BJJ World Champion. Marcus Almeida, or “Buchecha” as he’s more commonly known, is ready to make the move over to mixed martial arts and plans to do so asap. Buchecha told Combate that after suffering a knee injury, which kept him out of this years ADCC,...