715 Search Results for injuries

Aug 5, 2014 8:22 am

Jones Agrees He Needs To Watch The Eye Pokes

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has fallen under harsh criticism when he steps in the Octagon. Many fans (and haters) call him a ‘dirty fighter’ for his Oblique kicks that Rampage Jackson would like to see banned, and his eye poking that is prevalent in almost every fight of his. He spoke with Ariel...

Aug 2, 2014 10:00 am

Patrick Cote: 11 Knee Surgeries In 12 Years of MMA

Injuries are common place in Mixed Martial Arts, and so are surgeries to repair them. Which is why it makes sense that a fighter, with the longevity of Patrick Cote, may have had multiple surgeries on the same part of the body. In a recent interview, the former UFC title challenger explained that since his...

Jul 30, 2014 2:43 pm

Machida Calls out Luke Rockhold For October Bout

“I had no injuries against Weidman, after the fight I went back training moderately. In September I’ll start working hard and in October I’ll be able to have a fight. It’s up to the UFC to choose my opponent. I would like to face Rockhold. He’s a former Strikeforce champion, I respect him a lot....

Jul 28, 2014 4:26 pm

Daniel Cormier Wants Jon Jones To Target His Injured Knee

Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones have been trading shots back and forth in interviews leading up to their UFC 178 bout on September 27th for the UFC light heavyweight championship. Cormier spoke with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss the fight, and even invite Jon Jones to target his injured knee. “If he...

Jul 28, 2014 3:36 pm

Cung Le Unsure Of Future In UFC Beyond Bisping Bout

Cung Le is gearing up for his UFC Macau fight with Michael Bisping on August 23rd, however he got a chance to speak to the press at this past Saturday’s UFC on Fox 12 about his future in the UFC after his bout with Bisping. “This time around, I’m going to pace myself and try...

Jul 28, 2014 9:52 am

Junior Dos Santos Eyes November Return Against Stipe Miocic

Junior Dos Santos hasn’t seen Octagon action since October of 2013 when he suffered a brutal beating at the hands of Cain Velasquez, however Dos Santos was supposed to fight Stipe Miocic in May at the TUF Brazil 3 Finale, but had to pull out of the fight with a broken hand. Dos Santos explains...

Jul 22, 2014 4:05 pm

Phil Baroni Believes He Is Among The Last Of A Dying Breed

Phil Baroni is an MMA veteran, with 32 MMA bouts, and 10 boxing matches, Baroni started his career in 2000 and has been through it all. From the UFC, to Pride, to Strikeforce, to ONE FC, numerous smaller shows, and now Bellator where he will fight on Friday against Karo Parisyan. Baroni believes he is...

Jul 21, 2014 8:32 pm

Lil Nog Calls For Title Fight With Jones After Defeating Johnson

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira is looking for a fight against Jon Jones for the light heavyweight belt after defeating Anthony Johnson this Saturday at UFC on Fox 12. Minotouro spoke with Combate.com about the bout saying: “This fight is a big challenge to I getting where I want, which is fighting for the belt. It comes...

Jul 21, 2014 10:22 am

Minotauro Nogueira Believes He Still Has What It Takes To Fight

Big Nog has been on the receiving end of criticism as he has gotten older, suffering many injuries in training that have forced him out of numerous bouts. Despite that, and undergoing ACL surgery several weeks ago, Minotauro believes he still has what it takes to compete with the UFC’s elite. He spoke with MMAFighting.com...

Jul 19, 2014 3:48 pm

Dustin Porier and Conor McGegor Agree to Fight at UFC 178

Dustin Porier watched Conor McGregor dominate Diego Brandao and simply tweeted, “I’m not impressed”. Porier followed up his insulting tweet with a challenge for McGregor to fight at UFC 178 which takes place on September 27th. McGregor caught wind of this and stated UFC 178 was perfect and “I already know that guy doesn’t want...

Jul 15, 2014 7:46 am

Overeem Confident He Will Knock Rothwell Out

Though Alistair Overeem was recently added to the UFC Fight Night 50 card, he is already making big plans for his for his return. Overeem had recently been on sort of a bumpy track, losing two fights in a row against Bigfoot Silva and Travis Browne. However, he brought himself back into the winners circle...

Jul 14, 2014 5:46 pm

Chris Weidman Wants Belfort, If He Can Pass A Drug Test

UFC Middleweight Chris Weidman spoke with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour about his injuries leading up to his bout with Lyoto Machida, as well as his desire to fight Vitor Belfort if The Phenom can pass a drug test. “I went through a two-day period where I was very nervous and it was really...

Jul 11, 2014 9:44 pm

Chad Mendes Fed Up With Aldo – ‘He can’t run forever’

“Jose Aldo can’t run from me forever. This fight’s going to happen and I’m going to take the belt from him.” “I’m tired of it. This is something he’s been doing for so long. The first time he did the same thing. I ended up taking another fight, I ended up fighting Rani Yahya in...

Jul 11, 2014 8:56 am

Cris Cyborg Set to Fight at 135lbs. For Invicta FC in December

In the Cris Cyborg news you know you can’t avoid: it’s looks like Cyborg is still adamant about her commitment to drop down to 135lbs, and has been officially booked for her second fight at Bantamweight with Invicta, set for December. She is set to fight at Invicta 10, and her opponent is currently TBD,...

Jul 9, 2014 9:27 am

Caraway Feels McDonald May Be Next Opponent

Bantamweight fighter Brian Caraway has been steadily rising through the division, with his last victory against Erik Perez bringing his UFC record to 4-1. When speaking with MMA Junkie Radio, Caraway mentioned that there have been talks about his next top-tier opponent. “There’s been talks of possibly Michael McDonald or Raphael Assuncao, a guy that’s...

Jul 8, 2014 5:03 am

Rousey Announces She Needs Surgery Following UFC 175

Women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey announced during the post fight press conference of UFC 175 that she will have to undergo a fairly minor knee surgery for chronic injuries that have plagued her since she tore her ACL when she was 16. “With the knee surgery, it’s just something that’s more maintenance that I need...

Jul 2, 2014 3:38 pm

Pettis Unveils Plan To Win TUF 20 Against Melendez

Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis spoke to MMAFighting.com about his upcoming coaching stint on TUF 20 against Gilbert Melendez which will ultimately see the winner crowned as the UFC’s inaugural women’s strawweight champion. “These girls, whoever wins the show is going to be the champion of their division, so to get to see that process happen in...

Jul 1, 2014 1:40 pm

Pettis to Bendo: We All Know Who The Real Champ Is

There is no denying that current UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis is one of the sports most exciting and dynamic stars. Nicknamed “Showtime,” Pettis has displayed remarkable creativity in his striking, using the octagon cage as a springboard on multiple occasions to throw all types of strikes at his opponents. It’s these unique abilities that have...