780 Search Results for injuries

Mar 4, 2016 7:28 am

‘I hate’ the ‘business side’ of Holly Holm vs. Miesha Tate- Dana White

UFC President Dana White joked with UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta should have is promoters license pulled if they didn’t book and immediate rematch between Holly Holm and Ronda Rousey. Holm v Tate for UFC 196 was booked anyway. White is not necessarily happy about it. White said Thursday on The Jim Rome Show “I’ll tell you this,...

Mar 3, 2016 8:33 am

Suspicious details emerge regarding Matt Mitrione vs. Travis Browne bout

Back in January at ‘UFC Fight Night: Dillashaw vs. Cruz’ Matt Mitrione suffered one of the most gruesome eye injuries in the history of MMA at the hands of Travis Browne. Mitrione was poked in the same eye twice by Browne, which subsequently lead to him being unable to see out of that eye. Due...

Mar 1, 2016 9:35 pm

Matt Mitrione officially appeals TKO loss to Travis Browne

Back at ‘UFC Fight Night: Boston’ earlier this year, Matt Mitrione suffered one of the most gruesome eye injuries in the history of combat sports. According to Mitrione, the eye pokes left him unable to see out of the eye, which ultimately resulted in his orbital being cracked from a cross thrown by Browne. While...


Feb 26, 2016 7:56 am

Luke Rockhold’s bold prediction for Chris Weidman rematch

At UFC 194 Luke Rockhold shocked the world as he put on a dominant performance against Chris Weidman over the course of 4 rounds en route to a TKO win that saw him claim the UFC middleweight championship. After the bout it was announced that Chris Weidman had fought with a broken foot. Ultimately, the...

Feb 24, 2016 9:17 am

Frankie Edgar: “The ‘C’ in UFC stands for Conor”

After Frankie Edgar knocked out Chad Mendes at the TUF 22 finale back in December, UFC President Dana White confirmed that Edgar was next in line for a featherweight title shot. The following night at UFC 194, Conor McGregor knocked out Jose Aldo in just 13 seconds to claim the UFC featherweight championship. Since then...

Feb 13, 2016 12:33 pm

Luke Rockhold on Chris Weidman Rematch: I almost feel bad about this next one

Champ Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman’s rematch set for 199 probably wasn’t the card that either fighter or camp wanted to be on considering UFC 200 will be the huge blockbuster summer event during International Fight Week in Las Vegas, a must see for UFC fans. Rockhold gave up the interview to Bloody Elbow’s Michael...

Feb 11, 2016 10:37 am

PHOTOS | Ronda Rousey back training following UFC 193 loss

After Ronda Rousey’s devastating UFC 193 loss to Holly Holm that left the former champ with quite a few injuries there was much speculation as to whether or not Rousey would return to the Octagon. After a brief period of silence, Rousey revealed that she would be returning to the Octagon after filming several movies...

Feb 9, 2016 2:36 am

UFC Fight Night 82 medical suspensions: Six fighters potentially out for six months

UFC Fight Night 82 was a night full of action and it did not go without injuries. Main event standout Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson may be out for six months with an ankle injury after his highlight performance putting away the former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks in the first round. The complete list of UFC...

Feb 5, 2016 8:05 am

Joe Rogan calls for instant penalty for eye pokes and groin shots

The question of how to prevent unintentional eye pokes inside the cage is something that has been discussed for quite some time, however has never really been answered. Bellator MMA designed a special pair of gloves which leave a fighter unable to fully extend their fingers, minimizing the number of unintentional eye pokes caused by...

Feb 4, 2016 8:08 am

WATCH! Fabricio Werdum talks UFC 196, timetable for return, and more!

As many know, this Saturday’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson’ fight card on Fox Sports 1 was initially UFC 196. The event was supposed to be headlined by Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez as they compete for the UFC heavyweight championship. Ultimately however injuries forced Velasquez, and then Werdum as well, off the card....

Feb 3, 2016 12:10 pm

Bryan Barberena pissed off with Sage Northcutt and his excuses for losing

We said it in our piece featuring Sage Northcutt talking about his loss to Bryan Barberena at UFC on FOX 18. Many people do not like to hear excuses on why a fighter lost. No other person in the world should be more upset about excuses than the competitor that beat the fighter trying to...

Feb 2, 2016 11:46 am

Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone involved in horrific car crash?

It looks like UFC veteran Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone has been involved in a horrendous car accident. The always game fan favorite is scheduled to move up to welterweight and face Tim Means on February 21st at UFC Fight Night 83 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Cerrone posted photos recently to social media of a severely wrecked truck....

Feb 1, 2016 10:51 am

Conor McGregor announces his induction to UFC Hall of Fame

Conor McGregor revealed some very interesting news on Monday. The UFC featherweight champion that has a historic fight scheduled against lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 196 on March 5 announced on Twitter that he has been placed in the UFC Hall of Fame. “The Notorious” tweeted the following message that resonated a very...

Jan 27, 2016 7:33 am

UFC 196 ClusterF**K Explained Video: Changes on Fight News Now

If you’ve been following the heavyweight title rematch between Cain Velasquez and champ Fabricio Werdum, you’re not alone if you felt like it was a roller coaster ride of emotion. First we find out on ‘manic’ Monday that Velasquez withdrew from his title bout, then we find out that Stipe Miocic is a hero saving...

Jan 26, 2016 9:36 am

Rockhold opens up on Velasquez’s back injury

Recently it was announced that former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez had pulled out of his UFC 196 main event scrap with Fabricio Werdum as a result of a back injury. Shortly after, it was announced that Stipe Miocic had filled in for Velasquez. Following that announcement Fabricio Werdum withdrew from the bout, leaving UFC...

Jan 26, 2016 1:08 am

Stipe Miocic hints why he has no opponent for UFC 196

It has been a couple of crazy days for the UFC heavyweight division. On Sunday, UFC President Dana White announced that Cain Velasquez was forced out of his UFC 196 title fight with heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum due to an injury. Top contender Stipe Miocic was set to fill in for Velasquez for his chance...

Jan 25, 2016 2:40 pm

Fabricio Werdum OUT: UFC 196 card less a title bout

With Stipe Miocic looking like a hero for stepping up in such short notice, sources reveal that the fight in fact will not go down between Miocic and Werdum. Cain Velasquez had to call off the fight due to injury leaving Werdum less than two weeks to prepare for a different fight. Werdum reserved the...

Jan 23, 2016 1:23 pm

Matt Mitrione expected to undergo surgery to repair broken orbital

At ‘UFC Fight Night: Boston’ Matt Mitrione suffered one of the most gruesome eye injuries in the history of the sport after being poked in the eyes twice by Travis Brwone, and then having his orbital broken by a punch. To Mitrione’s credit he fought through the eye pokes to the best of his abilities...

Jan 20, 2016 10:37 am

Kenny Florian surprisingly has this to say about Dominick Cruz’s post-fight insult

“Kenny Florian, stop copying and pasting man.” Those were the words from Dominick Cruz in his post-fight interview in the Octagon after taking the UFC bantamweight belt from T.J. Dillashaw. The verbal jab from Cruz was regarding Kenny Florian’s recent case of plagiarism on a fight breakdown he did on the FOX Sports website, which...

Jan 19, 2016 12:14 pm

Matt Mitrione gives new update on his broken orbital floor eye injury

It was a gruesome injury that Matt Mitrione suffered in his controversial fight against Travis Browne at UFC Fight Night 81. Upon getting it checked by a doctor, Mitrione revealed that he suffered a broken orbital floor as well as a shoulder injury at the hands of Browne in a TKO stoppage, but not before...

Jan 19, 2016 8:18 am

QUICK TWITT: Fighters react to Cruz’s triumphant return

Sunday night in Boston Dominick Cruz had just his second fight in 4 years as he successfully defeated TJ Dillashaw to reclaim the UFC bantamweight championship. Following the fight, fighters took to Twitter to react to Cruz’s triumphant return. #andnew congrats @TheDomin8r , crush you are an inspiration. You never stopped believing. Congrats brother! pic.twitter.com/iL9EXxmNFX...

Jan 18, 2016 11:41 am

Jon Jones using words from Dominick Cruz as an inspiration for his comeback

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was closely watching the UFC Fight Night 81 event on Sunday night. Jones who has been out of competition after being suspended and stripped of his title for legal troubles back in 2015 is looking at the new bantamweight champion for inspiration in his own return to the...

Jan 18, 2016 11:09 am

WATCH! Dominick Cruz Octagon Interview, says limping was due to previous foot injury

Check out the newly crowned UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz talk about his fight at UFC Fight Night 81 in Boston against the former champion T.J. Dillashaw. Two of the three judges scored the fight in favor of Cruz after five rounds for a split-decision victory. Cruz returned to reclaim the bantamweight title on Sunday...

Jan 18, 2016 10:21 am

PHOTO | Matt Mitrione gives a photo update of his broken orbital

It was a tough night for Matt Mitrione and his eyes on Sunday night. After suffering accidental eye pokes from Travis Browne at UFC Fight Night 81 in Boston, Mitrione suffered a broken orbital floor and injured shoulder at the hands of Browne after a third round TKO stoppage. Mitrione’s eye was in terrible condition...

Jan 18, 2016 10:12 am

Video: Dominick Cruz Discusses His Comeback and Win Over Dillashaw

After nearly four years of being sidelined from knee injuries, Dominick Cruz came in to Boston with a plan to take back a title that he hasn’t had since 2011. Check out Cruz and Cary Chow from ESPN breaking down his thoughts on the win. Enjoy the video.