837 Search Results for injuries

Sep 4, 2016 12:35 pm

Rory MacDonald is a Fan of the Brutal Rules used in Early Days of MMA

MMA can be pretty brutal at times. As fans of the sport, we frequently witness thunderous knockouts, bloody battles, and freak injuries. Yet MMA is also a heavily regulated sport, with a long list of rules in place to promote fighter safety. Groin shots are illegal. Eye pokes are too. Headbutts are forbidden. Hair-pulling is...

Aug 31, 2016 3:52 pm

VIDEO | UFC strawweight Aleksandra Albu twerking things out

[ooyala code=”FhcXRtNTE6JjiM0zAQv-PFbKxYCcdgTO” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”1600″] UFC strawweight Aleksandra “Stitch” Albu is 2-0 in professional mixed martial arts and already holds one win in the UFC. While you may not have heard much about Albu with only one fight in the UFC, The Russian MMA fighter with looks that can kill assures that she will...

Aug 30, 2016 1:44 pm

Rory MacDonald on Bellator Goals: I Want to Be A Two-Division Champion

On Monday afternoon, Ariel Helwani returned to our screens with the latest episode of The MMA Hour. One of this episode’s many big-name guests was Bellator lightweight champ Rory MacDonald, who joined Helwani to discuss his time with the UFC and his move to Bellator MMA. According to the former welterweight title contender, nothing was certain after...

Aug 30, 2016 11:39 am

Frustrated Khabib Nurmagomedov: Take me out of the “stupid” rankings

While Khabib Nurmagomedov may be ranked as the #1 contender at lightweight on the UFC’s official rankings, the undefeated Dagestani fighter has yet to have an official date set for a title fight with UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez. Nurmagomedov, who is coming off a successful outing in his return fight to the Octagon earlier...


Aug 29, 2016 8:32 am

Patricio “Pitbull” Freire Will Not Need Surgery After Bellator 160 Loss

Last Friday, in the main event of Bellator 160, former Bellator featherweight champion Patricio “Pitbull” Freire took on former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson for the chance to fight Michael Chandler for the Bellator lightweight title. Unfortunately, the bout turned into a bit of a disaster for the Brazilian slugger. Despite a strong first round,...

Aug 22, 2016 7:37 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor’s exclusive footage backstage after UFC 202 war with Nate Diaz

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor got his revenge over Nate Diaz at UFC 202. McGregor was on crutches as he walked backstage after hurting his leg kicking Diaz during their fight. While McGregor says that no serious injuries were sustained in the fight with Diaz, he is facing a six-month medical suspension if not cleared...

Aug 22, 2016 4:48 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor still limping a day after UFC 202 fight with Nate Diaz

Despite being banged up after the epic five-round war with Nate Diaz at UFC 202, “The Notorious” Conor McGregor was out and about in Las Vegas on Sunday to host a pool party. We are proud to welcome the notorious champion, #ConorMcGregor! #UFC202 A photo posted by Encore Beach Club Las Vegas (@encorebeachclub) on Aug...

Aug 21, 2016 9:53 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz: “Conor should have got a yellow card for running”

Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor went to war in the headlining bout of last night’s UFC 202 event in Las Vegas. McGregor had a dominant first-round round and was able to drop Diaz on multiple occasions in the opening ten minutes. However, Diaz began to mount a comeback in the late stages of the second-round...

Aug 19, 2016 8:29 am

Matt Mitrione claims he recently had a horrific accident involving a hammer and his nuts

Former UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione, now fighting under the Bellator MMA promotion is no stranger to freak injuries. In his last controversial fight in the UFC against Travis Browne at UFC Fight Night 81, Mitrione suffered a gruesome eye injury that was hard to look at. Now, “Meathead” claims that he has injured himself with...

Aug 13, 2016 11:19 am

PHOTO | Michelle Waterson suffers broken finger in training

‘The Karate Hottie’ Michelle Waterson is currently in the midst of a string of injuries that has seen her sidelined for over a year. After submitting Angela Magana at the TUF 21 Finale, Waterson was forced out of her UFC 194 bout with a knee injury. After news surfaced earlier this week that her opponent...

Aug 4, 2016 10:22 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov admits USADA found something in his testing sample

Khabib Nurmagomedov is never one to shy away from throwing verbal jabs at his fellow lightweights. The undefeated Dagestani fighter, who holds a win over former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos, frequently makes headlines for talking trash in interviews and getting in Twitter feuds. With the UFC announcing Rafael dos Anjos vs. Tony Ferguson,...

Aug 3, 2016 10:25 am

Peggy Morgan gives photo update days after horrific fight injury

Peggy Morgan’s swelling on her face that ballooned up from the strikes of Megan Anderson was a hot topic of conversation over the weekend. Anderson picked up a first round TKO victory over the TUF veteran at Invicta FC 18. Despite the horrific injury and loss, Morgan seemed to be in good spirits after the...

Aug 1, 2016 12:59 pm

PHOTO | Khabib blasts Alvarez “You only have one UFC victory”

Khabib Nurmagomedov is not impresses with current UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez’s latest win streak. In fact, “The Eagle” is claiming that Alvarez really only has one legitimate UFC victory under his belt. Here is what Nurmagomedov had to say about Alvarez on Instagram: So Alvarerez says that I never fight with top fighters and...

Jul 22, 2016 8:49 am

Eddie Alvarez fires back at Khabib Nurmagomedov

Since Eddie Alvarez knocked out Rafael dos Anjos earlier this month to win the UFC lightweight championship, the MMA veteran has had a target on his back. While Alvarez would like to fight the winner of UFC 202’s Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor fight, #1 ranked lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov has his eyes set on a...

Jul 16, 2016 8:33 am

Mark Hunt changes mind, demands 100% of Brock Lesnar’s UFC 200 purse

Back in June, USADA randomly drug tested Brock Lesnar ahead of his UFC 200 fight with Mark Hunt. Lesnar failed the test, however USADA didn’t announce it until after Lesnar had already defeated Hunt in the co-main event of UFC 200. That didn’t sit too well with Hunt, who sustained injuries while fighting fighters using...

Jul 15, 2016 9:23 am

TJ Dillashaw blasts “p***y” Dominick Cruz

Earlier this year, Dominick Cruz returned to the Octagon to fight TJ Dillashaw for the bantamweight championship he never lost inside the Octagon. Cruz, who had the belt stripped from him due to injuries, won the fight via split decision to reclaim his bantamweight championship. In the wake of TJ Dillashaw’s unanimous decision win over...

Jul 11, 2016 11:00 am

Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller arrested again, allegedly spit in police officers face

Jason “Mayhem” Miller has made headlines once again for being arrested. The OC Register reported on Sunday that the former UFC fighter was arrested on “suspicion of assaulting a police officer – for spitting in the officer’s face – assault and battery, and public intoxication, authorities said.” At around 2 a.m. on Sunday, Miller was...

Jul 8, 2016 12:38 pm

Report: Injury derails UFC 201 title fight between Demetrious Johnson and Wilson Reis

Injuries continue to haunt the UFC. The latest is the UFC flyweight championship bout that was scheduled for UFC 201 between champion Demetrious Johnson and contender Wilson Reis, according to a report from Combate. MMA journalist Ariel Helwani also confirmed through sources that Johnson suffered an injury and was forced to pull out of the...

Jul 4, 2016 1:34 pm

UFC welterweight: ‘Fighting has never paid enough’

Fighter pay is always an interesting topic that brings debate from all angles. Recently, undefeated UFC welterweight Alberto Mina commented on his UFC pay and interestingly looks at his compensation with the UFC in a way that you typically don’t hear from many fighters. “Fighting for me is above and beyond just money,” Mina told...

Jun 29, 2016 7:18 pm

Two suspects charged in the hit-and-run death of former UFC fighter Ryan Jimmo

Two suspects have been arrested and charged in connection with the death of former UFC fighter Ryan Jimmo. Edmonton Police Service confirmed with MMA Fighting on Wednesday that 23-year-old Anthony Getschel was arrested and charged with “second degree murder, criminal negligence causing death, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death, and fail to stop...

Jun 28, 2016 9:59 am

Mark Hunt predicts incredible knockout against Brock Lesnar

In less than two weeks, Brock Lesnar will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon against MMA legend Mark Hunt on the historic UFC 200 fight card. The fight is a classic matchup of striker vs. wrestler as Lesnar will look to take the fight to the ground and get the win via ground...

Jun 28, 2016 1:17 am

Police release images of suspect vehicle involved in Ryan Jimmo’s death

Horrible news hit the MMA community on Sunday when it became known that UFC veteran Ryan Jimmo passed away due to injuries sustained from a hit-and-run incident in Edmonton, Canada. Edmonton police released photos of the suspect vehicle involved in Jimmo’s death. From Edmonton Police Service: For Immediate Release:27-Jun-2016 @ 4:56 PM MRU #:H16R027-1 The...

Jun 27, 2016 10:26 am

MMA community reacts to the shocking death of former UFC fighter Ryan Jimmo

Another shocking death has hit the MMA community. UFC veteran Ryan Jimmo was involved in a hit-and-run incident in Edmonton, Canada early Sunday morning and died later that day due to injuries sustained from the incident. Back in May, Bellator MMA fighter Jordan Parsons was also killed in a hit-and-run incident. The MMA community reacted...

Jun 26, 2016 7:22 pm

UFC veteran Ryan Jimmo killed in hit and run

Tragedy has struck the mixed martials arts world as it is being reported that former UFC fighter Ryan Jimmo has been killed after a hit and run in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Canadian news outlet CBC shared the following information: Homicide detectives are investigating a hit and run on Whyte Avenue that left one man dead...

Jun 2, 2016 10:26 am

Ronda Rousey likely not fighting until 2017

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has not fought in the Octagon since losing the belt to Holly Holm back in November 2015. Prior to her fight against Holm at UFC 193, Rousey told Rolling Stone she would be taking time off and wanted to “disappear for a while” as she had movie projects...

Jun 2, 2016 8:09 am

UFC Fight Night 88 medical suspensions

Earlier this week, UFC Fight Night 88 went down in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event was a thrilling one that saw Cody Garbrandt end Thomas ALmedia’s undefeated streak, Jeremy Stephens defeat former bantamweight champion Renan Barao, and more! Following the event, MMAMania obtained the medical suspensions for the fighters at the event: Thomas Almeida: Suspended...