1170 Search Results for injured

Nov 3, 2014 5:04 am

QUICK TWITT: Jorge Oliveira Steps In On 6 Days Notice To Fight Dhiego Lima

Jorge Oliveira has stepped in on 6-days notice to fight Dhiego Lima at UFC Fight Night 56 in Brazil this upcoming Saturday. Lima broke the news on Twitter yesterday. My opponent pawlak got injured for our fight next week I will now be fighting Jorge "blade" Oliveira! Different opponent same mission! #ufc — Dhiego Lima...

Oct 31, 2014 2:49 pm

Booking Roundup: UFC Confirms 12 New Bouts

The UFC’s matchmaking department has been on overdrive this week, matching at least 13 new fights to upcoming events. In addition to the new fight announcements, changes have also come down the pipe to already existing fight cards, and bouts. As previously reported, a bantamweight title fight between Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano has been...

Oct 29, 2014 10:34 am

“NOT THE GOAT”

“What I do think is this, had he never gotten injured, he’d be the greatest heavyweight of all time right now; because of what the guy can do. What I do believe, is that it will take longer for people to recognize him as the greatest, you know, because of the injuries. Even if he...

Oct 25, 2014 5:04 am

Lauzon: ‘Injuries Suck’

Joe Lauzon, was recently forced out of his UFC 180 bout against Diego Sanchez, leaving many fans disappointed for missing out on what had the makings of a ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate. Lauzon explained his reason for backing out from the fight on a blog post for his own website, JoeLauzon.com. I have been...


Oct 24, 2014 4:12 pm

SUCCESS! Out Of Surgery, Eyeing March Return

UFC heavyeight champion Cain Velasquez was forced out of his UFC 180 bout against Fabricio Werdum earlier this week after suffering a sprained MCL. Velasquez absence in the main event, led the UFC to call upon Mark Hunt to fill the slot against Fabricio Werdum, and fight for the interim heavyweight championship. Velsasquez coach, Javier...

Oct 24, 2014 11:48 am

NIGHTMARE! Sanchez Joins Velasquez, Lauzon On UFC 180 Sidelines

Earlier this week it was revealed that UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez was forced out of his UFC 180 main event bout against Fabricio Werdum. Prior to that, main-card fighter Joe Lauzon was forced out of his bout against Diego Sanchez with a knee injury, leaving his opponent, Diego Sanchez without an opponent. Now it...

Oct 23, 2014 12:15 pm

“OFFICIAL”

Someones 0 has to go! A Bantamweight title fight, between champion Ronda Rousey and UFC number one contender Cat Zingano, has been booked for the UFC’s 2015 opener. The two female combatants will be designated to co-main event status, sharing the spotlight with Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, on the UFC 182 pay-per-view fight-card ....

Oct 22, 2014 1:28 pm

Mark Hunt says his only challenge will be making weight

Yesterday, we learned that UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez had suffered a knee injury in training and was thus forced out of his scheduled main event title fight with Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180. With that news, the UFC decided to pit perennial contender Mark Hunt against Fabricio Werdum with the winner being crowned the...

Oct 22, 2014 12:30 pm

QUICK TWITT | Pros React To Cain Velasquez Knee Injury And Bout Withdrawal

No doubt, the return of the UFC’s heavyweight champion was highly anticipated. Fight fans have been waiting more than a year for Cain Velasquez to return to the cage, only to have him cancel, once more, just three-weeks before his sold out event. As such, some notable MMA figures took to twitter with their sore...

Oct 22, 2014 10:02 am

REPLAY! Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson (Full Fight)

Mark Hunt is the 4th ranked heavyweight in the world and now he’s going for the interim heavyweight title as he faces Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180, stepping in for an injured Cain Velasquez. Take a look back as Mark Hunt faced Roy Nelson, earning the much-coveted Performance of the Night bonus as the two...

Oct 21, 2014 3:18 pm

Glover Teixeira Says Eye Pokes Made No Difference In Jones Title Tilt

“I don’t think it changed the result. It wasn’t because of eye-pokes that I lost that fight. Jones won that fight. He injured my arm at the start of the fight. He deserves credit for his win. The eye-pokes did bother me because it affected my vision a bit. But either way, he would have...

Oct 19, 2014 3:01 pm

PHOTO | Chad Mendes Bloodies Training Partner Ahead Of UFC 179

UFC featherweight #1 contender Chad Mendes is gearing up for his UFC 179 rematch with Jose Aldo this Saturday. The week of the bout, most fighters would take it easy so as not to get injured, and focus solely on cutting weight, however it appears ‘Money’ is not one of those fighters. Team Alpha Male...

Oct 15, 2014 12:47 pm

“The Reem” Finds Optimism Following 2-3 UFC Skid

“You put in the work and you come back. I’m 34 years old. If I would be injured, yes, maybe, but I still love what I do – I love working and improving. I’m an athlete, I’m a fighter, I’m a champion – this is what I do. I think there’s a couple different ways...

Oct 13, 2014 9:40 am

Vitor Belfort Calls For Interim Title Belt Again

Vitor Belfort was scheduled to fight Chris Weidman at UFC 181, but after the champ was forced to postpone the bout due to a fractured hand, and unable to train for 6 weeks, Belfort began calling for an interim belt. He spoke to MMAFighting to again reiterate his belief that the UFC should have an...

Oct 12, 2014 3:40 pm

Zwicker Steps In To Fight Alexander At Bealltor 129

Virgil Zwicker has stepped in to fight former UFC fighter Houston Alexander on less than a week’s notice at Bealltor 129. Zwicker is stepping in for an injured James Thompson. Zwicker is coming off a 1st round submission loss to Linton Vassell at Bellator 122 back in July. The lineup for Friday’s Bellator 129 is...

Oct 11, 2014 12:48 pm

Hallman Latest Violator Crying Foul Over UFC Drug Test, Wants Appeal

  “First of all I want to say that I was very surprised to hear that I failed a drug test. I’m very careful what I put into my body and in no means have I used any banned substance. “I’m very angry that something like this came up especially the way they handled the...

Oct 9, 2014 10:24 pm

Police Slap Miller With Additional Charges Following 4-Hour O.C. Standoff

Earlier today Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller was live tweeting from inside his home, during a four-hour standoff with police. Officers on scene were there to arrest Miller on Felony warrants, for prior charges. The Orange County Sheriff’s department has now charged Jason with an additional obstruction charge following today’s unfortunate series of events. The O.C. Sheriff...

Oct 7, 2014 5:02 am

Chris Kelades Explains Joy Behind Storybook UFC Debut

Chris Kelades is one of the few fighters who have declined a bout with the UFC. Kelades did so not once, but twice! When the UFC announced they would be heading to Nova Scotia for UFC Fight Night Halifax, Kelades wasn’t pleased that he was buying tickets for the event, instead of fighting on it....

Oct 6, 2014 11:03 am

Cage Door Malfunctions, Sends Fighter Out Of The Ring Onto Concrete

In this fight from SuperFight League the cage door malfunctioned and busted open, sending one fighter flying out of the cage to the concrete. Fortunately the fighter was uninjured and the event continued safely. Skip to the 29 minute mark to see the accident.

Oct 3, 2014 9:52 am

Lauzon replaces Parke, meets Sanchez at UFC 180

Joe Lauzon has replaced the injured Norman Parke, and will now meet Diego Sanchez at November’s UFC 180 event in Mexico City. UFC officials confirmed the news earlier today. Joe Lauzon (24-9 MMA, 11-6 UFC) was most recently seen in action at last month’s UFC Fight Night 50 event in Connecticut, where he scored a...

Oct 2, 2014 12:40 pm

Ouch! UFC 177 PPV buys estimated at 125,000

It appears that the UFC can bank on 125,000 buys no matter how bad of a pay-per-view fight card they put together. August’s UFC 177 event in Sacramento was an absolute disaster from a promotional standpoint, but was still able to generate the aforementioned 125,000 PPV buys according to estimates. The event was originally scheduled...

Oct 2, 2014 4:45 am

Pettis Promising 1st Round KO Of Melendez

“The fans can expect me finishing this fight in the first round. I’ve been out for a year and I’m excited to be back. I’m healthy, ready to fight and, unfortunately, Melendez will be my first opponent after my return. I say unfortunately because I’m sure that I won’t need more than one round. I...

Sep 30, 2014 5:01 am

Neil Seery Set To Fight Richie Vaculik At FN 55

Neil Seery is set to return to the Octagon for his third bout with the UFC, against Richie Vaculik at UFC Fight Night 55 in Sydney Australia on November 8th. Seery stepped into the bout for Ray Borg, who was injured and forced to withdraw from the bout. Seery is coming off a unanimous decision...

Sep 27, 2014 8:59 am

Cavalcante Out Of FN 56, OSP Gets New Opponent

Rafael Cavalcante is officially out of his UFC Fight Night 56 bout against Ovince Saint Preux. The UFC announced that Francimar Barroso would be replacing Cavalcante, who is injured. No word on the severity of Cavalcante’s injury, or what the injury is. OSP was climbing the light heavyweight rankings, and was on a tear, going...

Sep 26, 2014 10:33 am

Belfort Slams Weidman Over Injury, Accuses Champ Of Faking It

Vitor Belfort was slated to fight Chris Weidman on December 6th at UFC 181 in a long awaited matchup for the UFC middleweight title, however earlier this month news broke that Weidman had suffered a hairline fracture in his hand, and as a result, the bout was postponed until February of 2015. ‘The Phenom’ doesn’t...

Sep 25, 2014 11:04 am

Dos Anjos Wants Title Shot After Nate Diaz KO

“I was a little surprised (when they offer me the Diaz fight). But the title fight is already scheduled, Khabib (Nurmagomedov) is injured, (Donald) Cerrone and Eddie Alvarez are set to fight. Everybody is scheduled to fight, so Nate Diaz is back. He’s a tough fighter who fought for the title already, and he has...

Sep 23, 2014 1:56 pm

Bobby Green Engages In Twitter Beef With Russian Lightweights

Bobby Green took a page out of Benson Henderson’s book recently when he got his two lightweight peers from Russian mixed up. A slew on insults followed. Check it: @RustamTheTiger @ufc @arielhelwani @danawhite Wow thought u were on the injured list lol anytime u that bro it's nothing — Bobby King Green (@BobbyKGreen) September 23,...