Archive: surgery

Nov 20, 2014 5:08 am

Dillashaw wants Cruz bout in February or March

Good news for fight fans, UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw underwent successful surgery on his elbow for bursitis, and is gunning for a return to the UFC in February or March to defend his bantamweight strap against Dominick Cruz. Dillashaw’s manager spoke on UFC Tonight about Dillashaw’s surgery, saying that Dillashaw underwent surgery on October...

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...

Oct 6, 2014 8:57 am

PHOTOS | Conor McGregor Visits Fan Before Surgery

Conor McGregor took some time out of his day yesterday to visit one of oldest, and biggest fans, Nadine, before she went in for surgery. McGregor posted the following message on Facebook with pictures of himself and Nadine going back to McGregor’s first Cage Warriors championship back in 2012. Check it out: Post by Conor...

Sep 23, 2014 5:03 am

Bigfoot Silva To Undergo Surgery For Pituitary Gland Today

Antonio Bigfoot Silva returned from a nine month suspension earlier this month and suffered a quick first round KO at the hands of Andrei Arlovski, who was a major underdog in the fight. Bigfoot was one of the many victims from the TRT ban, and as a result was suspended nine months after his Fight...

Sep 21, 2014 10:01 am

John Dodson Back Training Following ACL Surgery

John Dodson was the #1 contender in the flyweight division earlier this year, and a rematch for the title against Demetrious Johnson was on the horizon once again. However, unfortunately, Dodson suffered a torn ACL and would be out until 2015. Dodson posted the following video on his Facebook, of himself back in the gym...

Aug 25, 2014 4:55 pm

PHOTO | Ian McCall Undergoes Hand Surgery

Ian McCall is fresh off a dominant win over Brad Pickett at UFC Dublin last month. During his post fight octagon speech, he mentioned that he would have to undergo hand surgery to fix a nagging injury that was preventing him from training at 100% with it. McCall had the surgery, and snapped a picture...

Jul 24, 2014 9:56 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov Knee Surgery A Success

After being forced to withdraw from his scheduled date with Donald Cerrone, top UFC lightweight fighter Khabib Nurmagomdeov underwent knee surgery and it went well. The Russian based AKA fighter is expected to make a return to action in early 2015.

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 MMAFighting.com that Khabib would have to undergo surgery to repair a torn meniscus, and...

Jul 14, 2014 4:51 pm

James Te Huna To Undergo Shoulder Surgery, Possibly Out For A Year

UFC middleweight James Te Huna is still reeling from his submission loss to Nate Marquardt on June 28th. However, the New Zealand native will now have to undergo shoulder surgery and will likely be out for a year. Te Huna spoke with Stuff.co.nz. “I’m having surgery on Tuesday. I’ll be out for about six months...

Jul 8, 2014 5:03 am

Rousey Announces She Needs Surgery Following UFC 175

Women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey announced during the post fight press conference of UFC 175 that she will have to undergo a fairly minor knee surgery for chronic injuries that have plagued her since she tore her ACL when she was 16. “With the knee surgery, it’s just something that’s more maintenance that I need...

Jul 3, 2014 5:07 am

Bigfoot Wants One More Fight Before Removing Tumor

Antonio Bigfoot Silva spoke to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour about his suspension which is lifted in September, and how he wants a fight before 2014 is over, and after that he plans on undergoing surgery to remove a tumor on his pituitary gland. “I need to do this surgery. I need to correct...

Jun 17, 2014 3:30 pm

Hendricks Eyeing Fall Return, Puts Contenders On Notice

UFC Welterweight champion Johny Hendricks underwent surgery for a torn bicep shortly after winning the vacant title against Robbie Lawler. Hendricks spoke to USA Today Sports about how it feels being sidelined while fighters in his division tear it up. “It sucks being on the sidelines, knowing these guys are all fighting to get to...

Jun 16, 2014 8:42 am

Reem Wants To Return To 100% Health Before Fighting

Coming off a lackluster performance against former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir, Alistair Overeem underwent successful elbow surgery for bone spurs. Now the heavyweight contender says he wants to wait until he’s 100% ready before returning to Octagon action according to an interview with Sherdog. “The surgery is healing up well. [I had] bone spurs...

May 30, 2014 5:05 am

Daniel Cormier Fought Hendo With Some Major Injuries

Former Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix champion Daniel Cormier just recently earned himself the next UFC light heavyweight title shot when he defeated Dan Henderson at UFC 173. Cormier ended up submitting Henderson in the third round and will now face the winner of Jon Jones vs Alexander Gustafsson. On the most recent episode of UFC...

May 14, 2014 8:17 pm

Report: Anthony Pettis Cleared To Resume Training

By Evan Stoumbelis UFC Lightweight Champion Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis has been cleared to train boxing and Jiu-Jitsu, as well as begin strength and conditioning for his rehabilitated knee, according to Pettis’ head coach Duke Roufus. The TUF 20 Coach tore his meniscus back in June after accepting a bout against Jose Aldo for the featherweight...

Apr 9, 2014 11:29 am

Alistair Overeem To Go Under The Knife – First Surgery In MMA Career

By Evan Stoumbelis UFC heavyweight and former Strikeforce champion Alistair Overeem is set to go under the knife today to repair a pinched nerve in his elbow. Overeem had this to say to MMAFighting.com: “Initially, I didn’t realize what it was and thought it would pass. I thought [my injured] rib was worse, which it...

Jan 2, 2014 8:46 am

Jason High In Hospital After Ruptured Appendix, Out Of UFC Fight Night 35 Bout

The Ultimate Fighting Championship must now find Adlan Amagov (13-2-1 MMA) a new opponent. Jason High, who was set to face Amagov in a Jan. 15 welterweight match up at UFC Fight Night 35; was rushed to the hospital due to a ruptured appendix early yesterday (Jan. 1) morning. Originally, as tweeted from his official...

Dec 19, 2013 8:48 am

REPORT: Chael Sonnen Did Not Have Emergency Colon Surgery Before UFC 167

Contrary to what was reported earlier by TSN.CA, Chael Sonnen Did not have emergency colon surgery before his fight against Rashad Evans at UFC 167. The Executive Director of The Nevada State Athletic Commission, Keith Kizer, has the scoop. “I checked with the UFC. They verified with Chael and his team that he did not...

Dec 18, 2013 2:46 pm

Reports Say Sonnen Had Emergency Colon Surgery One Day Before Rashad Evans Fight

By Evan Stoumbelis Chael Sonnen has always stuck to his anyone, anytime, anywhere attitude. Now TSN.ca is reporting through an interview with Sonnen set to air tonight on TSN’s “Off the record” that Sonnen underwent colon surgery the day before his fight with Rashad Evans at UFC 167 in November. Off the record host Michael...