Archive: injured

Nov 10, 2014 3:55 pm

Velasquez Devastated By Knee Injury

UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, who was supposed to fight Fabricio Werdum on this Saturday’s UFC 180 card, was forced out of the bout with a ruptured MCL and torn meniscus. With Velasquez’ absence, Mark Hunt stepped up to fight Werdum for the interim heavyweight championship on short notice. Velasquez joined Ariel Helwani on The...

Nov 3, 2014 5:46 pm

Paulo Filho To Undergo Second Surgery After Being Shot

Paulo Filho was shot in Brazil last week, and was forced to undergo surgery on October 29th, five days after the incident occurred. Filho spoke to MMAFighting to discuss the details about the incident that saw him get shot in the leg, and the surgery he will be undergoing on Thursday. “They will insert a...

Nov 2, 2014 8:53 am

Cris Cyborg Injures Ankle, Out Of Bantamweight Debut At Invicta 10

Cris Cyborg has been training for her highly anticipated bantamweight debut at Invicta 10 in December, however after a serious ankle injury in training, Cyborg will likely have to undergo surgery, further postponing her bantamweight debut. Stepping in for Cyborg in the main event against bantamweight champion Michelle Waterson will be Herica Tiburcio. Cyborg’s injury...

Sep 5, 2014 11:59 pm

Dana White: Ben Rothwell Knocked Alistair Overeem Out with a Broken Arm

Ben Rothwell shocked the world when he defeated Alistair Overeem at “UFC Fight Night 50” despite being a four-to-one underdog. According to UFC President Dana White, Rothwell may have knocked Overeem out with a broken arm! It was announced as soon as the post-fight press conference started that Ben Rothwell was on his way to...

Aug 11, 2014 7:57 am

Ronda Rousey Rehabbing Injured Knee

UFC women’s bantamweight champion had to undergo some maintenance on her knee after her dominant 16-second win over Alexis Davis at UFC 175 last month. This weekend Layziethesavage brought fans an inside look at the champ’s recovery process via his Instagram. Check it out: @RondaRousey’s #roadtorecovery as she works through physical therapy with @sports_rehab_doc

Jul 5, 2014 11:13 pm

Ronda Rousey: Injuries Were Preexisting, Knee Surgery for Maintenance

Ronda Rousey may have defeated challenger Alexis Davis in less than twenty seconds, but she will still have to sit on the sidelines for some nagging injuries she suffered in the past. During the fight, Ronda Rousey landed an overhand right that tore open an existing cut on her knuckle. She went into the details...

May 11, 2014 11:58 am

Erick Silva Receives Clear Bill of Health after Brutal Beating from Matt Brown

Erick Silva was carried out of the octagon on a gurney and there was some concern from Dana White that he had suffered a concussion along with a broken jaw. Luckily, that is not the case. Dana White released a tweet earlier this morning that Erick Silva received a clear bill of health and he...

May 11, 2014 11:00 am

Eddie Alvarez Suffers Concussion, Out of Bellator PPV Main-Event

Are Bellator pay-per-views cursed? It is going to be a bit longer until we get to see the rubber match between Bellator Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez and Michael Chandler. Alvarez has been forced to pull out of the championship bout after suffering a concussion two weeks ago. Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney is clearly upset about...

Apr 16, 2014 8:37 pm

Dana White on #1 Contender Cat Zingano: She’s Out For a While…

Sara Kaufman expressed interest in fighting #1 ranked Cat Zingano after her decision victory against Leslie Smith. Cat Zingano has been sitting on the sidelines for quite some time now after a tragic year. Zingano was forced out of her coaching role on ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ last year after she suffered a knee injury. Miesha...

Jan 29, 2014 3:13 pm

‘TUF 18’ winner Julianna Pena Suffers Severe Injury, Pulled from UFC 171 Bout

Julianna Pena has been forced out of her bout against Jessica Andrade after suffering a knee injury. Steven Marrocco of MMAJunkie is reporting that the injury was a ‘very severe knee injury’. Julianna Pena suffered the injury close to two days ago and she is on her way to Los Angeles, California to undergo surgery....

Dec 1, 2013 10:49 am

Akira Corassani’s Nose Broken In Five Places Due to Illegal Knee

Akira Corassani and Maximo Blanco wrapped up last night’s preliminary bouts in controversial fashion. We saw action from the get-go as Blanco quickly took to the middle of the octagon and backed his opponent up against the fence. Blanco took Corassani down and started unloading heavy blows, trying to end the fight quick. Corassani was...

Aug 12, 2013 2:00 pm

World Series of Fighting 4 Injuries and Medical Suspensions

The California State Athletic Commission has released the list of fighters who will be suffering medical suspensions after competing on WSOF 4 “Spong vs. DeAnda”. The card took place this past Saturday on August 10th and saw several fighters take a decent beating. As a result of all the punishment, six fighters have been suspended...

Apr 3, 2013 9:54 am

PHOTO: Gustafsson Releases Image of Damaged Eye

Alexander Gustafsson has released images of his damaged eye that will prevent him from competing in this weekend’s main event against Gegard Mousasi at UFC on FUEL TV 9. The cut reportedly required three-stitches.

Nov 15, 2012 11:44 am

Gray Maynard To Undergo Knee Surgery | UFC NEWS

According a report by MMAWeekly, UFC lightweight Gray Maynard will need to undergo knee surgery after suffering an injury while training at the American Kickboxing Academy in San Jose. Maynard was to meet Joe Lauzon at UFC 155 this December, but will instead be going under the knife next week. The recovery time is only...

Jul 1, 2012 1:23 pm

Siyar Bahadurzada Injured, Matt Riddle In vs. Chris Clements at UFC 149 | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner The injury bug has struck again. Michael Bisping, Thiago Alves, Yoshihiro Akiyama, Thiago Silva, Jose Aldo and George Roop were all expected to fight at the UFC 149 card in Calgary, Alberta but were all forced off the card due to injuries. Now, you can add Siyar Bahadurzada to that list. UFC...

May 27, 2012 12:02 am

Vitor Belfort Suffers Broken Hand, Pulled From UFC 147 | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner UFC President Dana White confirmed at the UFC 146 post fight press conference that Vitor Belfort has suffered a broken hand and is out of the UFC 147 main event. Originally scheduled to fight Wanderlei Silva, it is unknown exactly how Belfort broke his hand and there is no timetable for a...