1211 Search Results for injured

Jun 23, 2015 11:24 am

Melendez On Iaquinta — ‘Better fight him now, before he gets better’

“No, I would’ve taken it against anybody, as long as it wasn’t a five-rounder. I’m interested for 15 minutes, let’s do it. I think Al is a tough guy. He’s one of those guys that I feel like I might as well get now before he gets even better. He is one of the up...

Jun 23, 2015 4:59 am

OUCH! Champ Not Happy Following Fan’s Unintentional Assault

UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk succsesfully defended her title this past weekend when she dominated Jessica Penne at UFC Fight Night: Berlin. After beating her up for three rounds the referee finally stepped in and stopped the fight. Unfortunately for the champ, she didn’t leave the octagon completely unscathed. Joanna suffered an injury to her...

Jun 21, 2015 7:17 pm

Royce Gracie vs. Ken Shamrock 3? Gracie Thinks It Can Happen

Royce Gracie and Ken Shamrock could go down as one of the best rivalries from the earlier days in UFC. Gracie made quick work of Shamrock in the first UFC ever when he submitted him in just fifty-seven seconds. Their second fight went the distance and was quite the opposite of their first meeting inside...


Jun 17, 2015 9:20 am

Nogueira Nervous Ahead Of Shared UFC Slot With Brother

“I don’t like it, it makes me nervous, man. I never liked it. Rodrigo tricked me, because my fight was scheduled first.” “A lot has changed since then. I was very focused on boxing, but now I have improved my takedown defense. I have been facing a lot of wrestlers, so I have been able...

Jun 14, 2015 7:51 am

‘2 or 3 Months? I Prepared For this Fight for 2 Years!’

In February 2015, it was announced that Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum would be meeting at UFC 188 to unify their heavyweight championships in Mexico City, Mexico. While the fight was announced three months from the fight date, Werdum admits he has been preparing for this fight for almost two years. “I prepared for this...

Jun 11, 2015 10:43 am

Werdum: ‘Cain’s Knee Surgery More Strategy Than Injury’

“I’m sure Cain had an injured knee. No doubt about it. But, it wasn’t a surgery that needed to be done right away. It was minimal, very simple. Easy. I think that it was part of his strategy, because he knew that I had the will to win and that I was going to win....

Jun 10, 2015 12:26 pm

One Legged Kickboxer Wins World Title

Senaid Salkicevic had one leg. Senaid Salkicevic is also a kickboxing world champion. Salkicevic lost his leg in 1994, when his home country of Bosnia was in the middle of a war. Gernades that landed near him, while he was playing at his house, erupted and killed his father. Salkicevic was badly injured and ended...

Jun 9, 2015 2:19 pm

Bisping Casts Shadow On Wiedman’s UFC Dominance

  Is there anyone Michael Bisping doesn’t bash? His sights are now set on champion Chris Weidman with his recent comments. The Count isn’t one to mince words and talked about why he believes Weidman’s path to stardom is nothing but chance and circumstantial luck. Check out what he had to say to MMAJunkie: “No...

Jun 9, 2015 8:11 am

Uriah Hall Takes Short Notice Fight, Meets Krzysztof Jotko In 11 Days

Flashy striker Uriah Hall will step back into action at UFC Fight Night 69. Hall, who fought on May 23 at UFC 187 and loss a split decision to Rafael Natal, has accepted a short notice fight to replace an injured Derek Brunson and will take on Krzysztof Jotko in 11 days. UFC Fight Night...

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 4, 2015 11:40 am

Top UFC Lightweight Moves To Mining For Money

This UFC lightweight, once ranked as the number one contender, has stepped out of the cage and into the mine. T.J. Grant has been out of competition since 2013, after suffering a concussion during training. He was scheduled to fight Benson Henderson, the champion at the time, but pulled out because of the injury. Grant...

Jun 4, 2015 4:08 am

Renan Barao Blames UFC For Loss To Dillashaw

Former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao explains the reason for his loss to T.J. Dillashaw. The Brazilian told Portal do Vale Tudo that the UFC pressured him into fighting Dillashaw after Chris Weidman was injured and unable to fight on the scheduled card. He said he didn’t want to take the fight but did anyways...

Jun 1, 2015 6:21 pm

REVEAL! Jon Jones’ 911 Call and On-Scene Footage After Hit & Run

Early in April, Jon Jones allegedly fled the scene of a hit and run where a lady was left injured. Jones apparently caused a three car accident, grabbed some cash, and ran off into the distance. The audio from the 911 call and on-scene footage of the accident has been leaked and you can watch...

May 31, 2015 10:41 am

Condit Wants to Avenge Woodley Loss after UFC Fight Night 67 Win

Carlos Condit could go down as one of the most game welterweights the Ultimate Fighting Championship has ever seen. He may not walk out of every fight with his hand raised, but he knows how to bring the crowd to their feet and put on a hell of a fight. His performance against Thiago Alves...

May 31, 2015 7:16 am

TJ Grant Feeling 100% and Hoping for a Return to the UFC

TJ Grant went from being weeks away from having the biggest fight of his life for the UFC Lightweight Championship to contemplating retirement due to concussions. Now, after making a full recovery, Grant is eyeing a return to the octagon. “I feel 100 percent healthy,” Grant told Leader Post in a recent interview. “It’s just...

May 29, 2015 6:45 am

Werdum Questions Velasquez’s Injury Claims

Fabricio Werdum isn’t so sure that Cain Velasquez was as injured as he said when he pulled out of their previously scheduled fight. Werdum spoke with Bleacher Report about his upcoming opponent and mentioned that the UFC champion knew things wouldn’t have gone his way that night. Here’s what he had to say: “This is...

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 27, 2015 8:52 pm

New Champ dos Anjos Looking For December Return

UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos may be on the sidelines longer than expected. The champ injured his MCL during his win over Anthony Pettis and according to Fox Sports 1 analyst, Dos Anjos is looking for a December return. “Rafael Dos Anjos hasn’t been cleared to train yet and he’s hoping to return from...

May 27, 2015 5:07 pm

Condit Talks Alves Fight, Predicts MacDonald Beats Lawler

UFC welterweight Carlos Condit is preparing for his come back fight against Thiago Alves. Here’s what he had to say on UFC Tonight.   Condit on his path to victory against Thiago Alves: “He’s a phenomenal fighter, he’s good everywhere. My key to victory is to push the pace, get in there, grind him, get...

May 27, 2015 1:38 pm

Coach: Donald Cerrone Had Really Bad Rib Injury In Last Fight

Donald Cerrone did some serious damage to John Makdessi during their UFC 187 bout, but it turns out before the fight even happened Cerrone had a serious injury of his own. Talking with Ariel Helwani after his fighters bout, Greg Jackson revealed that Cerrone went into the fight with a very serious rib injury. “He...

May 27, 2015 8:05 am

Carlos Condit Calls ACL Injury “Lucky”… Sort of

UFC welterweight Carlos Condit has been on the sidelines for the past year, rehabbing his injured ACL that tore during his last fight, against Tyron Woodley. Condit is on his way back into the octagon, facing Thiago Alves at UFC Fight Night this Saturday, but looking back on his recent journey, he almost considers himself...

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 26, 2015 1:53 pm

Pro Fighter Suspended For Titanium Body Implants

This is like something you might see in some action movie. The villain, with a titanium leg. According to this story from Fight State, a Muay Thai fighter has been suspended by the World Muay Thai Council for having an undisclosed titanium implant in his leg. According to the report, Bandasak Chaiyasan knocked out his...

May 25, 2015 5:50 pm

UFC Veteran Frank Trigg Has No Sympathy for Jon Jones

Jon Jones is receiving a mixed amount of support and disgust from the mixed martial arts community. At the beginning of April, Jones allegedly caused a three car accident and proceeded to flee the scene of the crime where there was an injured woman. It was later discovered that condoms and a pipe were left...