1358 Search Results for injured

Feb 23, 2016 6:20 pm

PHOTO | Rafael dos Anjos shares photo of broken foot

Tuesday morning news broke that UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos had been forced to pull out of his UFC 196 lightweight title fight with Conor McGregor on March 5th. While there was certainly no shortage of top ranked contenders offering to fight McGregor on short notice, the UFC ultimately opted to go with Nate...

Feb 23, 2016 1:31 pm

UFC having issues booking Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor

While it had been rumored that Nate Diaz would be getting the vacant UFC 196 slot against Conor McGregor, now it appears as though they’re having some issues booking the fight on such short notice. McGregor was supposed to face Rafael dos Anjos in a lightweight bout for the UFC lightweight championship. Given that McGregor...

Feb 23, 2016 12:31 pm

Urijah Faber on weight, wants fight against Conor McGregor at UFC 196

The list of top contenders offering to fill in for Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 196 against Conor McGregor continues to grow. Between Donald Cerrone, Anthony Pettis, Nate Diaz, and now Urijah Faber, it looks as though the UFC will have no problem finding a replacement opponent for Rafael dos Anjos on March 5th. UFC...

Feb 23, 2016 12:24 pm

Rumor: Nate Diaz gets Conor McGregor fight

Since it was revealed earlier today that Rafael dos Anjos had been forced out of his UFC 196 lightweight title fight with Conor McGregor due to a broken foot, the MMA community has been anxiously awaiting news of who Conor McGregor would fight. While Donald Cerrone, fresh off his UFC Pittsburgh win on Sunday, offered...

Feb 23, 2016 11:01 am

Donald Cerrone says he’s waiting on official call from the UFC

The search for an opponent for Conor McGregor at UFC 196 is still underway. Since Rafael dos Anjos withdrew from their UFC 196 lightweight title fight on March 5th, there has been much speculation as to who will fill-in on short notice to fight McGregor. Fresh off his win over Alex Oliveira on Sunday in...

Feb 23, 2016 9:53 am

Jose Aldo turned down offer to fight Conor McGregor at UFC 196

Tuesday morning in the wake of Rafael dos Anjos withdrawing from UFC 196 with a broken foot there was talk of former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo stepping in on short notice to fight Conor McGregor on March 5th. While McGregor’s fight at UFC 196 was scheduled to be a lightweight bout, Aldo stated after...

Feb 23, 2016 9:44 am

VIDEO | Donald Cerrone in the gym: “go time” – fight with Conor McGregor on?

[ooyala code=”xwcHI4MTE6bmmK5XNL36psb12ElDDtz1″ player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”1280″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Since it was announced Tuesday morning that Rafael dos Anjos had withdrawn from his UFC 196 main event scrap with Conor McGregor there has been much speculation as to who would fill in for the lightweight champ. Just as many expected, Donald Cerrone offered to take the fight...

Feb 23, 2016 9:25 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor on the cover of Sports Illustrated

With UFC 196 less than two weeks away, fans are anxiously awaiting Conor McGregor’s UFC lightweight debut. Unfortunately, Tuesday morning news surfaced that Rafael dos Anjos had been forced to pull out of the fight due to a broken foot. It was revealed by Kings MMA head coach Rafael Cordeiro that dos Anjos wouldn’t need...

Feb 23, 2016 8:52 am

Benson Henderson reacts to Rafael dos Anjos withdrawing from UFC 196

As everyone knows by now, UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos has pulled out of his UFC 196 lightweight title fight against Conor McGregor on March 5th. With less than 2 weeks until fight night the UFC is scrambling to fight a replacement opponent for McGregor. Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone, fresh off his submission win over...

Feb 23, 2016 8:29 am

Rafael dos Anjos’ coach releases statement on UFC 196 withdrawal

Early Tuesday morning news surfaced that UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos had been forced to withdraw from his UFC 196 lightweight title fight against Conor McGregor after breaking his foot. While the UFC has been scrambling to find a replacement for dos Anjos with less than 2 weeks to go until fight night, Donald...

Feb 23, 2016 8:18 am

POLL | Who do you want to fight Conor McGregor at UFC 196?

Early Tuesday morning it was revealed that UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos had withdrawn from his UFC 196 lightweight title fight with UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. The UFC has been scrambling to find a replacement for dos Anjos less than 2 weeks away from fight night. Since RDA announced his withdrawal Donald Cerrone...

Feb 23, 2016 7:44 am

Anthony Pettis offers to fight Conor McGregor at UFC 196

Early Tuesday morning it was revealed that UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos had withdrawn from his UFC 196 lightweight title fight with featherweight champion Conor McGregor on March 5th. Immediately there was speculation as to who would step in on short notice to fight McGregor and save the main event. While Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone,...

Feb 23, 2016 7:40 am

Possibility of Jose Aldo filling in at UFC 196?

The MMA world has been in an uproar since it was announced that UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos had withdrawn from his UFC 196 lightweight title fight against Conor McGregor on March 5th. The UFC is currently trying to find a replacement fight for McGregor so as to avoid having to scrap the entire...

Feb 23, 2016 7:27 am

Donald Cerrone offers to step in and save UFC 196

Early Tuesday morning it was revealed that UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos had pulled out of his UFC 196 main event scrap against Conor McGregor. With the news of dos Anjos withdrawing from the fight there was much speculation as to who would offer to step in on short notice to save the main...

Feb 23, 2016 6:31 am

Video: Conor McGregor Filming the New EA Sports UFC 2 Video Game

With lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos out due to a broken foot, the only way you’ll catch dos Anjos in an octagon is on EA Sports UFC 1. See just exactly how Conor McGregor brings his character to life in this behind the scenes making of UFC 2.

Feb 20, 2016 12:03 am

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov wants title shot with win over Tony Ferguson

It’s been nearly 3 years since Khabib Nurmagomedov fought inside the Octagon. The win came over Rafael dos Anjos who went on to ultimately win the UFC lightweight championship. Nurmagomedov and Ferguson have been scheduled to fight in the past however Nurmagomedov was forced out of the bout due to a rib injury. Now the...

Feb 9, 2016 2:14 pm

Lightweight Contender Tony Ferguson Video: ‘On Air’ Interview

#4 Lightweight Tony “El Cucuy” Ferguson will be facing Khabib Nurmagomedov on FOX 19 in April. Ferguson is on a 7 fight win streak and doesn’t look to be slowing down finishing three of his last four fights. Nurmagomedov’s last octagon appearance was a unanimous decision victory against Rafael dos Anjos in April of 2014....

Feb 6, 2016 9:04 pm

UFN 82 Results: Ovince Saint Preux defeats Rafael Cavalcante via decision

Light heavyweights Ovince Saint Preux (19-7 MMA) and Rafael Cavalcante (12-7 MMA) squared off on the UFC Fight Night 82 main card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and “OSP” starts off by throwing a front kick. Another good kick to the body from Saint Preux. He is walking Cavalcante down. Rafael is moving well...

Feb 5, 2016 7:55 am

Fabricio Werdum reveals shocking detail about his UFC 188 fight

Fabricio Werdum has found himself being criticized quite a bit recently after withdrawing from his UFC 196 scrap with fill-in opponent Stipe Miocic. Miocic was offered the fight after Cain Velasquez withdrew from the bout due to a back injury. Shortly after Miocic accepted the fight however, Werdum withdrew from the bout with a back...

Jan 28, 2016 7:04 am

Demetrious Johnson looking for massive payday in potential Cruz superfight

Many MMA fans forget that back in 2011 before the formation of the UFC’s flyweight division Dominick Cruz defeated Demetrious Johnson via unanimous decision. Cruz ultimately was sidelined for several years due to injury and forced to vacate the belt before ultimately reclaiming it earlier this month. Johnson on the other hand competed in the...

Jan 27, 2016 8:06 am

UFC once again targeting Ferguson vs. Nurmagomedov

Prior to Khabib Nurmagomedov injuring his ribs at the end of last year, he was booked to return to the Octagon to fight Tony Ferguson in the co-main event of The Ultimate Fighter 22 finale. Nurmagomedov was replaced by Edson Barboza, who lost to Ferguson via 2nd round submission in what was ultimately the Fight...

Jan 24, 2016 5:56 pm

Cain Velasquez: Releases statement following injury leading into UFC 196

Dana White released a statement via social media and now Cain Velasquez has issued his personal message reaching out to the fans that are in support for the injured former champ after hearing the news. Cain Velasquez’s message: I’m sure you’ve heard the news that I won’t be able to fight at UFC 196. I...

Jan 24, 2016 3:41 pm

Breaking: Dana White announces Cain Velasquez out due to injury.

Cain Velasquez is out with a back injury. Stipe vs Werdum for the heavyweight championship February 6th. Posted by Dana White on Sunday, January 24, 2016 Looks like Cain Velasquez and AKA won’t be getting a chance to recapture the heavyweight title against Fabricio Werdum. Instead, it looks like Stipe Miocic will be taking the injured...

Jan 20, 2016 9:59 am

PHOTO | The return of Matt Mitrione’s eye

Matt Mitrione’s eye looks to be healing and looking much better than it did immediately after the fight with Travis Browne at UFC Fight Night 81 in Boston on Sunday. Mitrione posted a photo update after the fight and another at the doctor getting his swollen eye drained. Mitrione found out through doctors that he...