Archive: injury

Mar 27, 2015 2:16 pm

Dana White: Dillashaw vs. Barao Rematch To Be Booked Soon

April’s UFC 186 event in Montreal took a huge hit earlier this week when news broke that current UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw had suffered a rib injury which would force him out of his scheduled main event rematch with former title holder Renan Barao. UFC President Dana White touched on Dillashaw’s injury during a...

Dec 12, 2014 7:35 pm

TUF 20 Finale Results: Noons and Cruickshank Fight to No Contest

This potential fight of the night candidate was ended early when Cruicshank suffered two eye pokes. The result was a no contest. After the first eye poke, Big John saw it and called a pause in the action to let Cruicshank recover. Cruicshank did not take the full five minutes and was able to fight...

Dec 6, 2014 11:03 pm

Faber discusses eye poke

Urijah Faber has never been known to be a dirty fighter and tonight’s bout does not make him one. However, it is unfortunate that an eye poke from Faber favored him to the point where he used it to set up and trap Francisco Rivera in a rear naked choke. During the post fight press...

Nov 20, 2014 12:31 pm

Leslie Smith update on injured ear: “My days as an ear model are over”

In one of the most gruesome injures in UFC history, Leslie Smith had her cauliflower ear exploded by Jessica Eye at UFC 180 last weekend (See that HERE). After the bout, a gruesome image surfaced of the ear (See that HERE). Smith spoke to ESPN about the injury, and her hopes to return to the...

Nov 17, 2014 8:36 am

Holm optimistic despite neck injury: ‘I feel 100% better already’

Holly Holm is widely regarded to be one of the best prospects signed by the UFC this year, with many fans speculating that she may be the woman to pose the biggest threat to reigning champion Ronda Rousey. Holm spoke to the crew on Inside MMA that despite having a herniated disc, she hopes to...

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...

Oct 25, 2014 5:04 am

Lauzon: ‘Injuries Suck’

Joe Lauzon, was recently forced out of his UFC 180 bout against Diego Sanchez, leaving many fans disappointed for missing out on what had the makings of a ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate. Lauzon explained his reason for backing out from the fight on a blog post for his own website, I have been...

Oct 24, 2014 11:48 am

NIGHTMARE! Sanchez Joins Velasquez, Lauzon On UFC 180 Sidelines

Earlier this week it was revealed that UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez was forced out of his UFC 180 main event bout against Fabricio Werdum. Prior to that, main-card fighter Joe Lauzon was forced out of his bout against Diego Sanchez with a knee injury, leaving his opponent, Diego Sanchez without an opponent. Now it...

Sep 29, 2014 3:40 pm

Alan Patrick Out Of UFC 179 With Fractured Jaw

Alan Patrick has been forced out of his UFC 179 bout against Beneil Dariush on the main card of UFC 179 after fracturing his jaw in training. Patrick’s manager, D’Angelo Vidal spoke with MMAFighting about his client’s injury. “He was scheduled to compete in an ADCC match in Manaus on Sunday, but he had a...

Sep 26, 2014 10:33 am

Belfort Slams Weidman Over Injury, Accuses Champ Of Faking It

Vitor Belfort was slated to fight Chris Weidman on December 6th at UFC 181 in a long awaited matchup for the UFC middleweight title, however earlier this month news broke that Weidman had suffered a hairline fracture in his hand, and as a result, the bout was postponed until February of 2015. ‘The Phenom’ doesn’t...

Sep 22, 2014 5:22 pm

Douglas Lima Out For The Rest Of 2014

Bellator’s welterweight champion Douglas Lima is out for the rest of 2014 according to the fighter. Lima stated that he injured his ribs, and as a result won’t be able to train for 6-weeks, not giving him enough time to train for a fight by the end of 2014. He spoke on MMAJunkie Radio about...

Sep 1, 2014 4:05 pm

Overeem Fires Back At Dana For Comments On Training With Jones

After Jon Jones was forced out of his UFC 178 bout against Daniel Cormier due to a torn meniscus it was reported that Alistair Overeem was the man he was training with, someone who is infamous for injuring teammates while training. UFC President Dana White had some harsh words for Greg Jackson for allowing the...

Aug 30, 2014 5:02 am

Dana White Slams Greg Jackson: “What Are You Doing?”

“It drives me crazy. First of all he’s fighting a 5′ 10″ unbelievable wrestler – that’s who he is facing in Daniel Cormier. [But] he’s training with 6′ 10″ no-wrestling, all-stand up kickboxer Alistair Overeem. And Alistair Overeem lands on his leg and busts his knee up and gives him a high ankle sprain. I...

Aug 26, 2014 5:06 am

Joe Riggs Details Near Death Experience After Being Shot

Joe Riggs was expected to make his long awaited return to the UFC in September against Paulo Thiago, however a gun accident left Riggs with several gruesome injuries to his hand and leg that forced him off of the UFC Fight Night 51 card and left him hospitalized. Not only was Riggs hospitalized, he needed...

Aug 24, 2014 4:12 pm

Hector Lombard: “I Thought My Career Was Gone”

Hector Lombard hasn’t seen the Octagon since his impressive performance against Jake Shields at UFC 171 back in March. After that it was announced that Lombard would fight Dong Hyun Kim at UFC Macao, however Lombard was forced off the card with a severely herniated disk in his neck. Lombard spoke with MMAJunkie to talk...

Aug 18, 2014 11:16 am

Arlovski: Overeem Injured Me Too, He “Injures Everyone He Trains With”

Andrei Arlovski commented on the recent injury of Jon Jones which occurred at the hands of Alistair Overeem while the two were training. Anthony Johnson was the first to step forward and say that Overeem injured him as well when the two trained at Blackzilians together. Now Andrei Arlovski sounds off on his experience sparring...

Aug 11, 2014 10:24 am

Thiago Alves Returns To Training

Thiago Alves made one of the best returns to the Octagon in April against Seth Baczynski, however the return was short lived because shortly after Alves had to undergo knee surgery. In this video on his Instagram we can see Alves has returned to training, no word yet on when he will return to the...

Jul 30, 2014 5:07 am

Carlos Condit Back Training At The Gym

Earlier this year Carlos Condit suffered a gruesome knee injury when Tyron Woodley threw a leg kick that Condit checked and spun around causing him to tear his ACL and part of his meniscus. Now according to a video on teammate Jon Jones’ Instagram, The Natural Born Killer is back! Check out the video:

Jul 29, 2014 2:24 pm

Breaking: Joe Riggs Out Of FN 51 With Non-Life Threatening Gun Injuries

Joe ‘Diesel’ Riggs was set to make his return to the UFC at UFC Fight Night 51 against Paulo Thiago. However in an unfortunate turn of events Riggs was accidentally shot while cleaning a pistol in his home in Arizona and rushed to a nearby hospital. The UFC released a statement about the incident: “Riggs...

Jul 29, 2014 8:08 am

QUICK TWITT: Jones Accepts Cormier’s Challenge To Target Injured Knee

Yesterday UFC light heavyweight title challenger Daniel Cormier invited champion Jon Jones to target his injured LCL in their bout at UFC 178 in September. Cormier told Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour that he would be disappointed in Jones didn’t target his injured knee. Jones responded via Twitter saying:

Jul 28, 2014 4:26 pm

Daniel Cormier Wants Jon Jones To Target His Injured Knee

Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones have been trading shots back and forth in interviews leading up to their UFC 178 bout on September 27th for the UFC light heavyweight championship. Cormier spoke with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss the fight, and even invite Jon Jones to target his injured knee. “If he...

Jul 28, 2014 3:36 pm

Cung Le Unsure Of Future In UFC Beyond Bisping Bout

Cung Le is gearing up for his UFC Macau fight with Michael Bisping on August 23rd, however he got a chance to speak to the press at this past Saturday’s UFC on Fox 12 about his future in the UFC after his bout with Bisping. “This time around, I’m going to pace myself and try...

Jul 22, 2014 9:53 am

GSP Getting Physical Therapy On Injured Leg

Former UFC welterweight champion Geroges St. Pierre can be seen in this video posted by receiving Tecar therapy at Kessler clinic in Southern California. For those that don’t know Tecar therapy is one of the most groundbreaking and interesting rehab techniques currently used today. Basically through the gel that is applied, a plate that...

Jul 22, 2014 8:24 am

BREAKING – Khabib Nurmagomedov Tears Meniscus, Out Until 2015

After Dana White announced last week that the bout between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Donald Cerrone was off due to a knee injury sustained by Khabib, nobody knew the extent of the injury. Today Nurmagomedov’s manager Mike Constantino broke the news to that Khabib would have to undergo surgery to repair a torn meniscus, and...

Jul 21, 2014 10:22 am

Minotauro Nogueira Believes He Still Has What It Takes To Fight

Big Nog has been on the receiving end of criticism as he has gotten older, suffering many injuries in training that have forced him out of numerous bouts. Despite that, and undergoing ACL surgery several weeks ago, Minotauro believes he still has what it takes to compete with the UFC’s elite. He spoke with

Jul 14, 2014 3:56 pm

Faber Explains Injury That Could Sideline Him Until 2015

Urijah Faber joined MMAJunkie to talk about a potentially broken rib that he suffered during UFC 175, at the hands of Alex Caceras en route to a submission victory for Faber. “It was just a little knee,” Faber told MMAjunkie Radio soon after the event. “It hit me kind of in the side left, where...

Jul 10, 2014 9:19 pm

PHOTO | Ronda Rousey’s Injured And Stitched Hand – OUCH!

UFC bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey impressed once again in her latest dismantling of a title challenger last weekend in the UFC 175 co-main event against Alexis Davis. After starting her career with repeated arm bars, the undefeated UFC champion has finished her last two fights with strikes. (See the replay HERE) The Caption Reads, @rondarousey cut on...