1050 Search Results for injured

Jan 31, 2015 11:58 am

Belfort Sitting Idle, Will Wait For Chris Weidman To Get Healthy

e UFC middleweight number one contender, Vitor Belfort will not let his title shot against Chris Weidman elude him. After the bout’s third-cancellation, Belfort took to twitter with his immediate plans. As you already know unfortunately my opponent was injured again. The focus is the same: TO FIGHT AGAINST WEIDMAN FOR THE MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE! — Vitor...

Jan 30, 2015 4:29 pm

Weidman vs. Belfort Off — Ronda Rousey Headlines UFC 184

According to THIS REPORT (via MMAJunkie.com), Chris Weidman is injured, and out of his scheduled contest with Vitor Belfort. The UFC has yet to officially announce the bouts cancellation. MMAJunkie’s report reads as follows: MMAjunkie has learned from several sources close to the promotion that Weidman has suffered an injury in training and has been...

Jan 23, 2015 11:56 am

Nick Diaz: ‘I would have beat GSP at UFC 137’

History Lesson! When Nick Diaz reentered the UFC’s Octagon he was the reigning Strikeforce world champion. The Stockton, Ca fighter was schedule to fight the champ, GSP, at UFC 137, but a few injured fighters later and the UFC 137 main event was BJ Penn vs. Nick Diaz. Nick believes that had things went off as planned...

Jan 22, 2015 10:21 am

Henderson In For Green, Faces Masvidal At Fight Night 63

After suffering a controversial split-decision loss to Donald Cerrone at last weekend’s UFC Fight Night event in Boston, former UFC lightweight champion Benson “Smooth” Henderson has already booked his next fight. UFC officials announced today the “Bendo” would be stepping in for the injured Bobby Green to face Jorge Masvidal at April’s UFC Fight Night...

Jan 17, 2015 8:24 pm

‘WSOF 17’ Recap: Shields Earns Title Shot Against Palhares with 1st Round Win

“World Series of Fighting 17” kicked off a bit slow with three decisions in a row, but Jake Shields and Joe Condon brought the crowd to life with their impressive submission victories! Joe Condon def. Johnny Nunez by way of Submission (Guillotine) 4:22 of Round 3 Joe Condon looked to be on the losing side...

Jan 13, 2015 12:32 pm

Ben Henderson Says UFC Yet To Discuss Cerrone Fight With Him

… and they fight this weekend. (Insert *Shocked* Emoji) Former UFC lightweight champ, Ben “Smooth” Henderson was poised to face former Bellator champ Eddie Alvarez, this weekend at UFC Fight Night Boston. Instead, and on two-weeks notice, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is coming in for an injured Eddie Alvarez. Just a minor detail in agenda for...

Jan 12, 2015 9:33 am

Paul Redmond Steps In On Short Notice For UFC on FOX 14

Irish standout Paul Redmond has stepped in on short notice to face Mirsad Bektic on January 24th at UFC Fight Night Stockholm. Redmond is stepping in for an injured Alan Omer who announced via Facebook he injured himself in training. Post by Alan Omer. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE) Translated: ‘So my dear friends...

Jan 9, 2015 11:30 am

REPLAY! Donald Cerrone Conference Call (Full)

Just days after collecting a victory at UFC 182, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone signed on to fight Benson Henderson just two weeks later in Boston to fill in for injured Eddie Alvarez. He spoke to the media on a conference call about the fight.

Jan 1, 2015 4:49 pm

Dana White: Hendricks not MacDonald to get next shot at Lawler

UFC President Dana White confirmed today that the promotion has decided to do a trilogy bout between current UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler and former title holder Johny Hendricks. Prior to their second fight at December’s UFC 181 event, it was thought that the winner of “Hendricks vs. Lawler 2” would face Canadian welterweight standout...

Dec 29, 2014 5:55 pm

Rampage Puts Division On Notice: “I’m Ready To Fight The Best Fighters”

Former UFC champion Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson has spoken briefly about his return to the UFC, but has recently opened up about his return, and why he went on a three fight losing streak before his departure from the UFC. Rampage plans to take the division by storm when he returns, despite having nearly 50 professional...

Dec 24, 2014 5:10 am

Dominick Cruz confident in 2015 return

Earlier this week, former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz took to his Facebook fan page to reveal the tragic news that he had suffered yet another knee injury which will require surgery. While obviously disappointed by the injury, “The Dominator” is still confident that he can recover from this his third ACL surgery and return...

Dec 23, 2014 12:25 pm

Pros React To Dominick Cruz’s Latest ACL Injury

Yesterday we learned the unfortunate news that Dominick Cruz was injured, yet again. It’s an injury that will force the fan-favorite fighter on the shelf for another extended layoff. The MMA world, reacted in support: It is with great sadness to report I have experienced another ACL injury. This time it’s in the right knee,…...

Dec 22, 2014 3:49 pm

QUICK TWITT: Raphael Assuncao Announces Broken Ankle

Top ranked UFC bantamweight Raphael Assuncao broke the news earlier today that he is injured, and will not be competing for an unknown period of time. I am devastated 2 inform that my title shot hopes will be even further delayed due 2 broken ankle suffered in training I am sorry once again — Raphael Assuncao...

Dec 15, 2014 7:55 am

Ricardo Lamas: ‘I Want That Fight Against McGregor’-Exclusive

UFC featherweight Ricardo Lamas came on BJPENN.COM Radio this past weekend and opened up about his current two fight win streak and who he wants to fight next. Check out some of the highlights below and make sure to listen to the interview in its entirety HERE. Lamas commented on his current success and life...

Dec 13, 2014 9:33 pm

Nate Diaz explains why he missed weight, details injury in camp

At UFC on FOX 13, Nate Diaz lost to Rafael Dos Anjos via unanimous decision after having his leg battered for three rounds. Diaz noticeably seemed ‘off’ throughout the fight, and revealed in this interview that he was injured in his training camp, and that was part of the reason he missed weight.

Dec 8, 2014 8:22 pm

UFC 181 medical suspensions: Pettis out up to 6 months

Fight fans saw an incredible night of fights this past Saturday at UFC 181 where Robbie Lawler was crowned the welterweight champion and Anthony Pettis became the first person to submit Gilbert Melendez as he defended his lightweight title. The UFC 181 medical suspensions are in from the NSAC, which were obtained by Sherdog. Fighters...

Dec 7, 2014 8:27 am

Pettis: “The best revenge is massive success”

In the co-main event of UFC 181 last night, Anthony Pettis made his return to the Octagon, where he submitted Gilbert Melendez in the second round of their title fight. At the post-fight press conference, Pettis spoke about what it was like to get the win after spending nearly 15 months on the sidelines, and...