1157 Search Results for injured

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...

May 24, 2015 7:02 pm

What Does Cerrone’s Future Hold For Him? ‘A Title Shot and Sunday Fundays’

Donald Cerrone landed his eighth consecutive victory inside the octagon last night at UFC 187. John Makdessi walked through several leg kicks only to get his jaw broken in the second round where he eventually waved the fight off himself. Cerrone actually walked into the fight injured himself, but confessed during the post fight press...

May 24, 2015 11:35 am

Arlovski Almost Got Pulled From UFC 187 Two Hours Before Fight!

Hours before his fight of the year candidate with Travis Browne, Andrei Arlovski was in risk of being pulled from UFC 187. Arlovski injured his calf the night of the weigh ins and Dana White told the Fox Sports 1 crew during the post fight show that the bout was almost canceled. “Two hours before...

May 21, 2015 9:49 am

“I STILL HAVE JON JONES’ ARM”

Vitor Belfort (24-10 MMA) will be looking to earn another UFC belt at this weekend’s UFC 187 event in Las Vegas, when he takes on undefeated UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman (12-0 MMA). Belfort is currently riding a three-fight win streak, with all three of those victories coming in the form of headkick knockouts. The...

May 20, 2015 12:04 pm

“Showtime” Rocking Full Arm Cast on Road to Recovery

Anthony Pettis may have the worst luck with injuries in the history of the lightweight division. It says something about “Showtime’s” determination and grit when he keeps on making successful returns to the octagon. After a successful surgery on his injured arm, it looks like he is en route to another return soon. Pettis was...

May 20, 2015 10:03 am

Faber Credits “Lifestyle” For Team’s Low Injury Rate

Team Alpha Male is full of some of the hardest training fighters in mixed martial arts today. Urijah Faber, TJ Dillashaw and Chad “Money” Mendes all train hard in the gym, but rarely ever get injured. As a matter of fact, Team Alpha Male has the lowest injury rate out of all of the major...

May 18, 2015 12:29 pm

Chris Weidman: ‘UFC Considered An Interim Champion’

UFC champion Chris Weidman is set to face Vito Belfort this weekend in a match that has been scheduled before, several times. According to the champ, when he got injured and had to pull out of the fight for a second time, the UFC actually talked to him about instating a interim middleweight champion. Weidman...

May 16, 2015 9:44 am

UFC Fight Night 66 Results: Mousasi Dominates Philippou, Picks Up Unanimous Decision

Gegard Mousasi dominated Costas Philippou in the co main-event of “UFC Fight Night 66” in a bout that went the distance. While Philippou was never finished, Mousasi proved his dominance tonight as he was able to control the entire fight. Mousasi took Philippou down at will and implemented his ground and pound while on the...

May 12, 2015 6:29 pm

EASY! Nate Diaz, Anthony Pettis, Same Night No Problem

Khabib Nurmagomedov is back at it again! Even though he is currently sidelined with a knee injury, the mouth of Nurmagomedov is working perfectly fine. On a recent edition of “MMA Hour“, Nurmagomedov claimed he could beat Pettis AND Diaz all on the same night! “I can fight these guys both same night… These guys...

May 11, 2015 10:05 am

BEEF! Kendall Grove: Brandon Halsey Can ‘Suck My D**k!’

Former UFC fighter Kendall Grove is preparing to fight for the Bellator middleweight title. Grove is upset because he thinks his opponent, the champion Brandon Halsey, is overlooking him and boy does Grove have a lot to say. Grove recently talked to Fighters Only Magazine about his opponent and didn’t hold back. “He’s been talking...

May 9, 2015 9:36 am

“Metamoris 6: Barnett vs. Gracie” Live Event Results

Metamoris is BACK with their sixth event set to air live at 6:00 PM ET on Saturday evening. The event is stacked from top to bottom featuring a heavyweight championship bout between Josh Barnett and late replacement Ryron Gracie. Gracie stepped in for an injured Roberto Abreu. UFC vets Joe Lauzon and Chael Sonnen will...