938 Search Results for injuries

May 3, 2017 12:58 pm

Jorge Masvidal expecting to be #1 contender with win over Demian Maia

#5 ranked UFC welterweight Jorge Masvidal put together arguably one of the most impressive runs in 2016. After snapping a 2-fight skid by defeating Ross Pearson via unanimous decision. Following that, Masvidal picked up a controversial TKO win over Jake Ellenberger after ‘The Juggernaut’ got his big toe stuck in the cage wall. Most recently,...

Apr 27, 2017 9:33 am

Daniel Cormier demands Jon Jones accepts July rematch

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is looking to secure himself a fight with former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones when ‘Bones’ becomes eligible to fight again in July following his year-long USADA suspension stemming from his random out-of-competition failed drug test prior to UFC 200, where he was supposed to fight Cormier for...

Apr 23, 2017 7:45 am

Al Iaquinta unsure of UFC future after devastating KO defeat of Sanchez

Al Iaquinta looked as good as ever when he knocked out Diego Sanchez in the co-main event of UFC Nashville. Unfortunately, the New York based fighter is still at odds with the UFC, and as such, isn’t sure what the future holds as far as his fighting career goes. Iaquinta addressed this issue post-fight (via...

Apr 22, 2017 5:51 am

Coach: Dominick Cruz is in peak form, wants the Garbrandt-Dillashaw winner

Back in December, in the co-main event of UFC 207, Dominick Cruz’s legendary bantamweight title run was cut short by an incredibly sharp Cody Garbrandt. Garbrandt was able to drop Cruz on multiple occasions, ultimately earning a sound, unanimous decision win for his efforts. Though there was some brief talk of an immediate Garbrandt vs....

Apr 20, 2017 8:22 am

Ian McCall: There’s something wrong inside of me, I can’t cut weight anymore

To say UFC flyweight Ian McCall has been unlucky of late would be an understatement. Since he last fought in January of 2015, he has been scheduled to fight five separate times, and not one of these scheduled fights has come to fruition. Though several of these cancelled fights have been due to opponent injuries...

Apr 19, 2017 11:43 am

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 29 // Ian McCall | Nate Quarry | Jessica Eye

BJPENN.COM Radio is live at 8PM ET/5PM PT with another great lineup! 8:15PM ET- Kicking off tonights show we are joined by UFC Flyweight Ian McCall. “Uncle Creepy” has been the victim of some seriously bad luck in recent years. Having not fought since January of 2015, McCall has been scheduled to compete numerous times...

Apr 16, 2017 8:32 pm

VIDEO | Friendly grappling contest goes horribly wrong

VIDEO | Friendly grappling contest goes horribly wrong You know that old saying… Boys will be boys. Well in the above video we see just that. Two friends get together and after a couple of drinks the pair engage in a grappling contest to prove who is the better man on the ground. Unfortunately, this...

Apr 13, 2017 12:26 pm

Jim Miller: If Conor McGregor is allowed to box, all UFC fighters should be allowed to

The biggest ongoing story in combat sports today surrounds a potential boxing mega-fight between UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and undefeated boxing great Floyd Mayweather. While this fight is not a done deal just yet, it is the most discussed topic in the game today. The latest member of the combat sports community to give...

Apr 13, 2017 9:12 am

Anthony Pettis planning summer lightweight return

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis has had a bit of a difficult run as of 2015. After a 5-fight win streak that saw Pettis claim the UFC lightweight championship by submitting Benson Henderson in the 1st round of their UFC 164 fight, Pettis defended the belt just once before losing the title to Rafael...

Apr 12, 2017 9:27 am

UFC 210 medical suspensions

This past weekend, the UFC hit New York for a highly anticipated night of fights headlined by a light heavyweight tilt between Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson for the UFC light heavyweight championship. In the co-main event, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman looked to return to title contention as he fought Gegard Mousasi in...

Apr 11, 2017 10:58 am

VIDEO | That time Michelle Waterson strutted her stuff in a bikini competition

Michelle Waterson will be looking to pick up her third straight win in the UFC this weekend as she takes on Rose Namajunas in the co-main event of the UFC on FOX 24 card taking place in Kansas City, Missouri. Waterson has shown her talents in the Octagon but is nicknamed “The Karate Hottie” for...

Apr 10, 2017 10:59 am

Cris “Cyborg” Justino issues statement on her inactivity and her future in the UFC

Now 2-0 in the UFC, and firmly embedded as a member of the promotion’s roster, Brazilian star Cris “Cyborg” Justino has vacated the Invicta Fighting Championship featherweight throne. Unfortunately, it’s been almost 10 month since Cyborg’s last fight in the Octagon – a September destruction of Lina Lansberg – and as such, the dangerous fighter is...

Apr 4, 2017 10:31 am

Ray Longo explains what led to Chris Weidman’s 2-fight skid

At one point in time, UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman was considered one of the most dominant fighters on the UFC roster. Unfortunately for ‘The All American’ that changed in 2015, when he found himself knocked out by Luke Rockhold in the 4th round of their UFC 194 co-main event fight, which saw him lose...

Apr 3, 2017 10:04 am

VIDEO | Fighter fixes his opponent’s dislocated shoulder mid-fight

MMA is a beautiful sport, but it can also be a dangerous one. Any long-time fan of the sport has witnessed dozens of gruesome injuries, ranging from nasty cuts, to broken legs, to busted toes and even fractured skulls. This, of course, is why ringside physicians and referees are so crucial to our sport. Their...

Mar 31, 2017 2:17 pm

First look at UFC’s updated anti-doping policy

Since partnering with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, the number of fighters who have been suspended for violating the USADA/UFC anti-doping policy has skyrocketed. With that being said, subsequently, the number of fighters using PEDs has dropped drastically. Now, going into April, the UFC has released its updated anti-doping policy under their USADA partnership, which includes...

Mar 23, 2017 1:39 pm

WWE legend Jim Ross suffers heartbreaking loss of his wife

Tragic news hit the WWE community as Jim Ross’ wife Jan passed away after being involved in a horrific accident. The WWE Hall of Fame commentator tweeted on Monday that his wife Jan was involved in an accident while riding her Vespa moped near their home in Oklahoma. “My wife Jan, my little angel, was...

Mar 23, 2017 11:14 am

Dominick Cruz letting body heal, wants next title shot

At UFC 207, UFC bantamweight kingpin Dominick Cruz stepped into the Octagon with Cody Garbrandt for a highly anticipated grudge match. The pair had traded barbs in numerous interviews throughout the buildup of the fight, and were nearly involved in an altercation backstage at another event, which was fortunately broken up by UFC light heavyweight...

Mar 21, 2017 6:58 pm

Christy Mack fires back at War Machine supporters on social media

Christy Mack fires back at haters on social media. After eight days of testimony and almost two full days of deliberations, former UFC and Bellator fighter Jon Koppenhaver (better known as “War Machine”) was found guilty on twenty-nine charges for his brutal assault on victims Christine Mackinday (Christy Mack) and Corey Thomas. The charges included...

Mar 21, 2017 11:27 am

Daniel Cormier reflects on birthday training session ahead of UFC 210

In just over two weeks, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will step into the Octagon for a highly anticipated showdown with Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson for the UFC light heavyweight championship. The fight has been targeted on several occasions in the past, however injuries have delayed this highly anticipated rematch. Now, with just over two...

Mar 21, 2017 11:13 am

Christy Mack releases statement on War Machine being found guilty on 29 counts

This week, former MMA fighter War Machine was found guilty by a jury on 29 counts, including sexual assault, battery and kidnapping. With that being said, the jury was hung in regards to the attempted murder charges. With that being said, War Machine will be sentenced on June 5th for the 29 counts he was...

Mar 21, 2017 8:41 am

‘UFC Fight Night London’ medical suspensions

This past weekend, fight fans tuned in to UFC Fight Pass for a highly anticipated afternoon of fights in London, England. UFC Fight Night London played host to a number of pivotal bouts, including MMA veteran Brad Pickett’s final fight. Also on the main card, Arnold Allen kept his unbeaten streak in tact as he...

Mar 20, 2017 1:58 pm

Stephen Thompson has his sights set on two former champions

Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson suffered a majority decision loss to Tyron Woodley earlier this month at UFC 209 in Las Vegas. The loss marked Thompson’s second unsuccessful attempt to steal the title from Woodley, as the pair had battled to a majority decision draw at UFC 205 this past November in New York. Following his loss...

Mar 14, 2017 9:50 am

Christy Mack’s mother delivers emotional testimony at War Machine trial

Throughout the course of the past several weeks, the combat sports community has tuned in for updates regarding the trial of MMA veteran Jon Koppenhaver, also known as War Machine. Throughout the course of the trial, Mack has delivered harrowing details regarding her abusive relationship with Koppenhaver which ultimately escalated to the point of the...

Mar 10, 2017 10:39 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov may be retiring early after UFC 209

This past weekend, undefeated UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov was set to return to the Octagon at UFC 209 to fight Tony Ferguson for the interim lightweight championship. Unfortunately, Nurmagomedov was pulled from the fight the morning of weigh-ins after he was hospitalized. Fortunately, following the incident, UFC President Dana White stated that Nurmagomedov would be...