1358 Search Results for injured

Apr 6, 2016 7:22 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Donald Cerrone go at it on Twitter

After Tony Ferguson withdrew from his UFC on FOX 19 headlining scrap with Khabib Nurmagomedov, there was much speculation as to who, if anyone, would step in on short notice to fight ‘The Eagle’. Unsurprisingly, Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone was quick to step up and offer to fight Nurmagomedov, however shortly after the UFC booked the...

Apr 6, 2016 8:19 am

Rafael dos Anjos offers to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov

Late Tuesday evening, news broke that Tony Ferguson was injured and would no longer be able to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC on FOX 19 on April 16th in Tampa Florida. While it didn’t take long for fan favorite fighter Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone to offer to fill-in on short notice to fight Khabib, UFC lightweight...

Apr 5, 2016 1:57 pm

Daniel Cormier invites Ovince Saint Preux to train and then discredits him as an easy opponent

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier shocked a lot of people when he offered to help train Ovince Saint Preux in his interim light heavyweight championship fight against former champion Jon Jones at UFC 197. Saint Preux, who serves as a replacement for an injured Cormier politely declined the champ’s offer saying, “Definitely appreciate the...

Apr 3, 2016 1:00 pm

Dana White explains why Jones vs. Saint Preux is for the interim title

On Friday night we broke the news that current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had suffered an injury and would no longer be able to defend his title against Jon Jones at UFC 197 on April 23. Yesterday, UFC officials announced that Ovince Saint Preux would be stepping up on short-notice to challenge Jon Jones...

Apr 2, 2016 3:29 pm

BREAKING! Ovince Saint Preux steps in to face Jon Jones at UFC 197

After news broke last night that Daniel Cormier was injured and would no longer be able to defend his UFC light heavyweight championship against Jon Jones at UFC 197, there was much speculation as to who the UFC would select as a fill-in opponent for Jones. While initial reports were that the UFC had offered...

Apr 2, 2016 3:22 pm

Daniel Cormier releases first statement on UFC 197 withdrawal

Thursday evening news broke that Daniel Cormier had injured his knee in training and would no longer be able to compete in his scheduled UFC 197 title defense on April 23rd against Jon Jones. Surprisingly, Jon Jones wished DC a speedy recovery, and it is expected that the pair will meet in the future when...

Apr 2, 2016 9:20 am

MMA community reacts to news of Daniel Cormier’s injury

Friday evening news broke that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been injured during training, and would no longer be able to fight Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 197 on April 23rd. Understandably, the MMA community was gutted. Below you can see a compilation of reactions from fighters, and members of...

Apr 1, 2016 6:23 pm

Report: Daniel Cormier out of UFC 197 fight with Jon Jones

Injuries have come to plague another big UFC pay-per-view card in 2016. BJPENN.COM has learned through sources close to AKA that current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has suffered an injury and will not be able to defend his title for the scheduled rematch with former champion Jon Jones at UFC 197. Rumors were...

Mar 30, 2016 8:51 am

Carla Esparza replaces Jessica Aguilar, meets Julianna Lima at UFC 197

The inaugural UFC women’s strawweight champion, Carla Esparza (11-3 MMA), will return to the octagon next month when she fills in for the injured Jessica Aguilar against Julianna Lima (8-2 MMA). The bout will mark Esparza’s first fight since losing her title to Joanna Jedrzejczyk via TKO at UFC 185 in March of 2015. Prior...

Mar 29, 2016 8:39 am

CM Punk gives update on back injury, UFC debut

After Mickey Gall won his UFC Fight Night 82 scrap against Mike Jackson, it was announced that Jackson would fight CM Punk in Punk’s UFC debut at UFC 200. Shortly after that, Punk announced that he had injured his back and would no longer be able to compete at UFC 200. While so far there...

Mar 27, 2016 7:49 am

Report: Daniel Cormier spotted at wrestling tournament barely able to walk

While we are now less than one month out from UFC 197, where Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will have their highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight championship, it appears there is a chance the champ is injured. A report emerged from TalkMMA on Twitter that DC was spotted at a wrestling tournament...

Mar 26, 2016 10:29 pm

Alistair Overeem wants title shot with win over Andrei Arlovski

As we approach the UFC’s first event in Holland on May 8th, Alistair Overeem believes he deserves a title fight with a win over his teammate Andrei Arlovski. Overeem is currently riding a 3-fight win streak that has seen him defeat Stefan Struve, Roy Nelson, and Junior dos Santos. A win over Arlovski would not...

Mar 18, 2016 4:10 pm

Donald Cerrone vs. Patrick Cote targeted for UFC Fight Night 89

Donald Cerrone had a successful debut at Welterweight about a month ago and hopes to continue at UFC Fight Night 89. The UFC should be announcing this fight very soon. It looks like Cerrone will be facing Canadian star Patrick Cote in Ottawa Ontario, Canada June 18. The pair will co-headline the event and is...

Mar 16, 2016 9:10 am

VIDEO | Tony Ferguson’s bold prediction for fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov

As the saying goes, sometimes losses bring out the best in fighters. That appears to be true for former TUF 13 winner Tony ‘El Cucuy’ Ferguson. Since suffering a unanimous decision loss to Michael Johnson back in 2012, Ferguson has gone on a 7-fight win streak that has seen him finish all but two of...

Mar 9, 2016 1:38 pm

This is how Rafael dos Anjos feels about missing the biggest payday of his career

Nate Diaz became a millionaire with just one fight against UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos was supposed to be in that spot, but an injury forced him out of the fight with McGregor leading Diaz to step in as a late replacement. Dos Anjos appeared on the MMA Hour...

Mar 9, 2016 10:19 am

Aljamain Sterling is calling out Bryan Caraway again

It’s been a few  minutes since Aljamain Sterling has taunted Bryan Caraway via social media. Of course since Miesha Tate won this weekend and Caraway and Tate are in a long term relationship it’s time again. So @BryanCaraway do you want to finally make a name for yourself or will you retire in peace, and...

Mar 5, 2016 6:16 pm

UFC 196 Results: Nordine Taleb KO’s Erick Silva in round 2

A welterweight bout between Erick Silva (18-7 MMA) and Nordine Taleb (12-3 MMA) took place on tonight’s UFC 196 preliminary card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Taleb opens with a leg kick. Nordine follows up with a head kick but misses. Silva fires a spinning back kick but does not connect. Huge right...

Mar 4, 2016 9:39 am

PHOTO | Rafael dos Anjos shows proof of his broken foot, out for six more weeks

With less than two weeks out from the biggest fight of his career, lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos pulled out of his scheduled bout with featherweight champion Conor McGregor with a foot injury. Dos Anjos updated everyone with his injured foot. He posted two photos to his Instagram account and captioned the first saying, “—>>>Me...

Mar 4, 2016 7:26 am

Photo | Did Conor McGregor’s punch injure Nate Diaz’s hand?

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and lightweight contender Nate Diaz came face to face at yesterday’s UFC 196 press conference in Las Vegas. The event headliners were asked to square off and Nate proceeded to shove his fist inches from McGregor’s face. Conor eventually had enough of Nate’s antics and decided to punch Diaz’s hand...

Mar 1, 2016 8:12 am

Frankie Edgar details what it would have taken for him to fight at UFC 196

After Rafael dos Anjos withdrew from UFC 196 with a broken foot, the UFC reportedly went to Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar first to offer them a fill-in slot against Conor McGregor. Unfortunately, Jose Aldo turned the bout down because he wasn’t in shape, and Frankie Edgar turned the bout down because he was injured....

Feb 29, 2016 11:49 am

Frankie Edgar gives his insight on what Nate Diaz will have to do to beat Conor McGregor

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar was absolutely furious last week when he heard that he “refused” to take a fight with the featherweight champion Conor McGregor. Edgar who is injured with a torn groin is unable to fight and appeared on Monday’s MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani to talk about getting over his situation...

Feb 26, 2016 2:57 pm

Dana White opens up on relationship with Frankie Edgar

After Nate Diaz was given the spot opposite Conor McGregor at UFC 196, UFC President Dana White revealed that Frankie Edgar was forced to turn the bout down due to a torn groin. After it was announced that Diaz had taken the fight on short notice, Edgar went off on the UFC for making it...

Feb 25, 2016 2:57 pm

Dana White assures fans Nate Diaz is in shape: ‘He’s been training’

When it was announced that Nate Diaz was stepping in for an injured Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 196 on March 5th, many fans began questioning how good of shape Diaz would be in given that he took the fight on short notice. While Diaz is undoubtably coming in on short notice, he will not...

Feb 24, 2016 2:00 pm

McGregor: The other fighters all have sore vaginas right now

Conor McGregor had some harsh words for Frankie Edgar, Jose Aldo and Rafael dos Anjos at the UFC 196 press conference. Here is what “Mystic Mac” had to say regarding the injured fighters who were ‘to scared’ to step up: “These other fighters (Aldo, Edgar, RDA) all have sore vaginas right now. Rafael broke his...