837 Search Results for injuries

Dec 16, 2011 9:44 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 142: Broughton & Bahadurzada Out With Injuries

UFC 142 has taken a hit today. We reported just moments ago of the removal of Paulo Thiago and Stanislov Nedkov from UFC 142 and now the UFC has announced two more withdrawals from their return trip to Brazil. Both Rob Broughton and Siyar Bahadurzada have been forced off the card due to injuries suffered...

Sep 14, 2011 5:15 am

Two Fighters Out Of Strikeforce Challengers 19 With Injuries

With just nine days left until the Strikeforce Challengers 19 event kicks off, two of its participants have been forced off the card, including main event fighter Virgil Zwicker who was set to square off with the undefeated Lorenz Larkin. Jerron Peoples, who was scheduled to fight Joe Ray on the evening’s preliminary card, has...

Dec 2, 2016 4:19 pm

Former UFC title contender Rory MacDonald sets up first Bellator fight on Twitter

It was a major shakeup when former #1 UFC ranked welterweight, Rory MacDonald was announced a signed Bellator MMA fighter. Now, just a little over three months have passed since MacDonald signed under Bellator, it looks like the Canadian just did some matchmaking himself on social media and arranged for his first fight since leaving...

Dec 2, 2016 9:08 am

Dana White on stripping McGregor of FW title: This was Conor’s decision

Earlier this month, Conor McGregor knocked out Eddie Alvarez to win the UFC lightweight title. Given that the Irishman already owned the featherweight crown, this made him the first fighter in UFC history to hold titles in two weight classes simultaneously. It was a short-lived reign as two-division king. Weeks after winning the lightweight title,...


Dec 1, 2016 8:36 am

Cain Velasquez set to have surgery after fight with Fabricio Werdum

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is currently gearing up for his UFC 207 scrap with Fabricio Werdum, which will not only serve as Velasquez’ shot at redemption at ‘Vai Calvao’, but also as the heavyweight #1 contender fight. Ahead of the fight, both men are coming off wins, which returned them to the win...

Nov 25, 2016 11:21 am

Is the UFC cursed in 2016? These alarming stats suggest it might be.

The injury bug…It’s the sworn enemy of the UFC’s matchmaking team, and the scourge of fight fans everywhere. This voracious pest seems to rob us of an anticipated matchup at least once a week, and today, the trend continued. This time, the injury bug scuttled through our nets to take a massive chomp out of...

Nov 20, 2016 3:57 pm

EXCLUSIVE | “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung is back and better than ever

Now closing in on the end of the two years of mandatory military service required of South Korean citizens, Chan Sung Jung – more widely known as “The Korean Zombie” – is poised for a return to the Octagon. In advance of his return, the featherweight favorite spoke with Chris Taylor on BJPenn.com’s Rapid Fire...

Nov 13, 2016 1:34 pm

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov Recounts What He Said to Michael Johnson During Their Fight

Last night, on the undercard of UFC 205, lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov extended his record to a sparkling 24-0. He did so with an incredible win over a game Michael Johnson. Nurmagomedov achieved this win by soundly out-grappling his foe until he found an opening for a kimura in the third round. In an interview with...

Nov 12, 2016 10:55 am

Michael Bisping could retire if he loses UFC title

While Michael Bisping currently reigns as the UFC middleweight champion, ‘The Count’ knows, no one can fight forever. On the heels of his impressive unanimous decision win over Dan Henderson in Manchester, England last month in the main event of UFC 204, Bisping is currently waiting to find out who the next challenger to his...

Nov 11, 2016 6:12 am

VIDEO | ONE Championship Fighter Breaks Ankle, Keeps Fighting – NSFW!

As an inherently violent sport, MMA occasionally produces the kind of freak injuries that leave our stomachs in knots. In 2004,  for example, we watched a Frank Mir armbar snap Tim Sylvia’s forearm like a matchstick. In 2011, meanwhile, we saw Frank Mir dole out another gruesome arm injury, this time twisting Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira’s arm...

Nov 10, 2016 7:27 am

Michael Johnson looking to play spoiler to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s plans

With just days to go until UFC 205, the UFC’s historical inaugural event in New York, which will be hosted at the Madison Square Garden, the anticipation among fans for the card is at an all-time high. While the card will play host to three title fights, fans have continued to talk about the preliminary...

Nov 10, 2016 6:55 am

Chris Weidman says UFC 205 win guarantees him middleweight title shot

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is gearing up for his UFC 205 scrap with Yoel Romero this Saturday in New York, in a fight which many expected to determine the next UFC middleweight #1 contender. For Weidman, he will be looking to not only return to the win column after losing his middleweight championship...

Nov 8, 2016 12:43 pm

BREAKING | UFC 205’s Rashad Evans vs. Tim Kennedy Bout Is Reportedly Off

UFC 200, which occured in July of this year, was supposed to be a great card. Unfortunately, its lineup was torn asunder by injuries and PED busts, until it stood out as more of good card. We’ve been much more lucky in the case of UFC 205, the mammoth card that marks the UFC’s debut...

Nov 8, 2016 10:54 am

Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza Tells Champ Michael Bisping to “Stop Running”

Not long ago, top middleweight contender Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza was expected to take on Luke Rockhold in the main event of the UFC’s November 26 return to Melbourne, Australia. When Rockhold was forced out of the bout with an injury, however, Jacare was left without a dance partner. Though this injury was certainly an unfortunate...

Nov 8, 2016 8:39 am

John Kavanagh explains similarities between Eddie Alvarez & Rafael dos Anjos

While Conor McGregor and Rafael dos Anjos may not have fought at UFC 196 for the lightweight championship as initially planned, McGregor’s training for dos Anjos very well could have helped him prepare for his current opponent, Eddie Alvarez. McGregor, who faces Alvarez in the main event of UFC 205 this Saturday, where he hopes...

Nov 3, 2016 12:46 pm

Jacare Souza’s manager fires back at Michael Bisping for “running”

Several weeks ago, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping made headlines when he and former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre seemed poised for a fight at UFC 206 in Toronto. Unfortunately, as the story developed, St-Pierre took to social media to reveal that negotiations between he and the UFC didn’t go well, and he would be...

Nov 2, 2016 11:31 pm

VIDEO | Watch Jimi Manuwa Destroy Ovince St. Preux From a New Angle

I really think this is one of my favourite KOs ever. Amazing stuff from @POSTERBOYJM pic.twitter.com/NGsJKhpbXl — Tom Taylor (@TomTayMMA) November 2, 2016 On October 8, the UFC returned to beautiful Manchester, England with UFC 204. It was one hell of a fight card. The most buzz worthy feature of the card was undoubtedly the main...

Nov 2, 2016 9:03 am

Fox Sports 1’s Colin Cowherd slams Ronda Rousey: You can’t be half in

When Ronda Rousey makes her highly anticipated return to the Octagon on December 30th to fight Amanda Nuens for the women’s bantamweight championship, a lot of questions will be answered. By the time Nunes and Rousey take to the Octagon on December 30th, it will have been over a year since Rousey was last in...

Nov 1, 2016 7:48 am

Ronda Rousey hints at nearing retirement ahead of return

Next month, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will make her highly anticipated return to the Octagon when she steps into the Octagon in the main event of UFC 207 to square off against Amanda Nunes for the women’s bantamweight championship. The fight will not only serve as Rousey’s highly anticipated return to the...

Oct 30, 2016 6:30 am

Mark Hunt Mocks Brock Lesnar with New Instagram Post

As the UFC’s 200th pay-per-view card, UFC 200 was always supposed to be stacked to the rim with talent. Unfortunately, the landmark card was ceaselessly battered by injuries, PED-busts and more, leaving the UFC scrambling to keep the its lineup in tact until it finally occured on July 9 of this year. One of the organization’s...

Oct 27, 2016 9:34 am

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov’s first pro MMA fight

#1 ranked UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov is widely regarded to be not only one of the best fighters in the UFC’s lightweight division, but also one of the best grapplers in the entire UFC. With an extremely impressive grappling background that has seen ‘The Eagle’ win two Combat Sambo world championships, as well as a...

Oct 27, 2016 1:10 am

Shane Carwin comes out of retirement and signs with RIZIN Fighting Federation

Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin is set to fight once again. The knockout specialist last fought over five years ago in the Octagon in a losing effort against Junior dos Santos at UFC 131. Carwin announced his retirement from mixed martial arts shortly after his loss to dos Santos with injuries hindering him...

Oct 25, 2016 1:44 pm

Max Holloway to Jose Aldo: Get your ass in the cage

Interim UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has stirred up a bit of controversy recently as he has continued his very public war of words with the UFC brass. After it was announced that Conor McGregor would be moving up to lightweight to challenge Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight strap at UFC 205 on November 12th,...

Oct 25, 2016 6:42 am

Cody Garbrandt Continues War of Words with “Little B*tch” Dominick Cruz

Yesterday afternoon, a long-rumored bantamweight title bout between champion Dominick Cruz and challenger Cody Garbrandt was made official. This hotly-anticipated showdown will serve as the main event of UFC 207, which will occur on December 30 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Garbrandt, of course, was not the only choice for the next crack at Cruz’s title....

Oct 19, 2016 8:18 am

Driver who killed Jordan Parsons posts bail

Earlier this year, tragic news surfaced that Bellator MMA prospect Jordan Parsons had been struck by a vehicle in Florida. While initial reports regarding the situation, and what happened, were a bit scarce, it was then revealed that Parsons was in the hospital, where he was forced to have his leg amputated as a result...