2712 Search Results for injury

Nov 25, 2016 5:44 pm

New details emerge on Daniel Cormier’s injury & return

Friday afternoon, the MMA community received some unfortunate news, that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced out of his upcoming UFC 206 scrap with Anthony Johnson on December 10th in Toronto, Canada. The fight was set to be Cormier’s second title defense since winning the belt in May of 2015, when he...

Nov 21, 2016 6:02 am

Luke Rockhold opens up on recent injury, targets March return

The next UFC fight card on the horizon is UFC Fight Night 101, which will emanate from sun-soaked Melbourne, Australia this coming Saturday (November 26). The card will be headlined by a middleweight contender showdown between Robert Whittaker and Derek Brunson – but this is not the headliner fans in Australia originally anticipated. Instead, the...

Nov 2, 2016 1:49 pm

Luke Rockhold’s statement on injury that forced him out of Jacare Souza fight

Many fans were disappointed to hear the news on Wednesday that the Luke Rockhold vs. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza UFC Fight Night 101 main event bout was canceled due to Rockhold suffering an injury, which was first reported by Ariel Helwani for MMA Fighting. The two were supposed to meet in a rematch in Melbourne, Australia...


Oct 25, 2016 10:27 am

Gunnar Nelson Details Injury that Forced Him Out of UFC Belfast’s Main Event

Last week, the UFC’s highly anticipated November 19 return to Belfast, Northern Ireland was dealt a fairly severe blow. Just weeks out from fight night, it lost its main event, as Iceland’s honorary Irishman Gunnar Nelson was forced out of his headlining welterweight bout with South Korea’s Dong Hyun Kim. Luckily for the fans in Belfast, the...

Oct 21, 2016 3:00 pm

Will Brooks almost fully recovered from rib injury, eyes January return

In the beginning of October, former Bellator MMA champion Will Brooks stepped into the Octagon for his second UFC appearance on the main card of ‘UFC Fight Night: Portland’. Brooks was stepping into the Octagon against Alex ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira, who was supposed to be making his lightweight debut at the event. The day prior however,...

Oct 8, 2016 8:43 am

Will Brooks gives update on rib injury following Alex Oliveira fight

Earlier this month, former Bellator MMA champion Will Brooks stepped into the Octagon to fight Alex ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira on the main card of ‘UFC Fight Night: Portland’ despite the fact that Oliveira weighed-in five pounds over the lightweight limit of 156 pounds in a non-title fight. While Brooks started the fight out strong, an early...

Sep 16, 2016 7:18 am

CB Dollaway Still Stuck in Cleveland After Freak Elevator Injury

Last week, UFC middleweight veteran CB Dollaway was marching straight toward a light heavyweight bout with Brazil’s Francimar Barroso. The two were scheduled to meet on the undercard of UFC 203, at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Unfortunately, Dollaway would never make it into the Octagon, as he was forced to withdraw from the...

Sep 10, 2016 8:57 am

CB Dollaway’s back injury result of elevator mishap prior to UFC 203

Friday evening, UFC President Dana White took to Twitter with a screenshot of a text message conversation between himself and Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone. In the text, Cerrone informed White that he was already in Las Vegas, and willing to step in to fight Francimar Barroso after CB Dollaway pulled out of their scheduled fight on...

Sep 8, 2016 10:44 am

Mickey Gall reacts to rumors of injury before UFC 203

With just days to go until UFC 203, where 2-0 amateur MMA fighter Mickey Gall will welcome former WWE superstar CM Punk to the Octagon, a photo of Gall with stitches above his eyebrow had the MMA community in a frenzy. Despite the photos of Gall with stitches in his eyebrow, the fight proceeded as...

Sep 5, 2016 3:29 pm

Mickey Gall gets stitches for injury, fight with Punk still on for UFC 203

CM Punk’s UFC debut almost took another setback after his opponent Mickey Gall received a nasty cut over his eye just days from their UFC 203 fight. Gall (2-0) had to receive stitches to stop the bleeding from a cut just above his right eye while training in preparation for his main card bout with Punk, who...

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...

Jul 29, 2016 10:37 pm

PHOTO | Horrific face injury from Invicta FC 18

Friday evening at Invicta FC 18, Megan Anderson picked up a 1st round TKO over Peggy Morgan. The victory was an extremely impressive one for Anderson, who extended her record to 7-2 with the win. While the finish was impressive, it was a post-fight photo of Morgan’s face that made headlines after the event. Check...

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...

Jun 7, 2016 2:23 pm

PHOTO | Jose Aldo reacts to injury rumors

Tuesday morning the MMA world was caught off guard as rumors began surfacing that former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo had injured himself in training, and would be unable to compete in his scheduled UFC 200 matchup against Frankie Edgar for the interim featherweight championship on July 9th. Following the rumors, updates then began emerging...

May 24, 2016 10:16 am

VIDEO | Rafael dos Anjos discusses Eddie Alvarez, Conor McGregor, foot injury

Back in March, UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos was slated to fight Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 196 for the lightweight championship. Unfortunately with just two weeks to go until the fight, RDA broke his foot in training and was forced out of the bout. Ultimately, the UFC selected Nate Diaz...

May 18, 2016 9:16 am

Chris Weidman opens up on injury that forced him out of UFC 199

Tuesday afternoon, unfortunate news surfaced that former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman had been forced out of his UFC 199 rematch with Luke Rockhold on June 4th. While the nature of the injury wasn’t immediately revealed, Weidman himself has taken to Facebook to release a statement regarding the situation, and explain what forced him to...

May 15, 2016 4:23 pm

Video | UFC veteran George Roop suffers brutal injury at ROAD FC

Former UFC bantamweight fighter George Roop (15-13-1 MMA) suffered a gruesome leg injury during his fight against Yoon Jun Lee at ROAD FC on Saturday in South Korea. The injury occured when Roop landed a front kick to the body of Lee. When George pulled his leg back he could no longer put any pressure...

May 7, 2016 9:36 am

VIDEO | Gruesome MMA arm injury *GRAPHIC*

While injuries like this don’t happen very often in MMA, when they do, the result is absolutely horrific. In Judo class, one of the first lessons you will learn is to never plant your hand while being thrown. The result is often extremely bad, as seen in this video above. We would like to wish...

May 6, 2016 9:38 pm

VIDEO | Cain Velasquez opens up on “kinda depressing” back injury

Back in February, Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum were slated to have a highly anticipated rematch for the UFC heavyweight championship at UFC 196. Ultimately, both men were forced to withdraw from the bout with injuries, and the event became ‘UFC FN: Hendricks vs. Thompson’. Now, Fabricio Werdum is slated to fight Stipe Miocic in...

May 5, 2016 11:49 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier updates everyone on his injury

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was scheduled to fight former champion Jon Jones at UFC 197 last month. However, an injury pushed back Cormier’s rematch with Jones and now the two are set to fight in the main event of UFC 200. Cormier sat down with Jay and Dan on “FOX Sports Live” and...

May 3, 2016 9:23 am

PHOTO | Is Luke Rockhold nursing injury ahead of UFC 199?

UFC 199 is rapidly approaching on June 4th. The event is an absolutely stacked one, and will be headlined by a middleweight title fight between Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman as they have their highly anticipated rematch. I In addition, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber will have their trilogy fight in the co-main event for...

May 3, 2016 8:30 am

PHOTO | Luke Rockhold nursing injury ahead of UFC 199?

UFC 199 is rapidly approaching on June 4th. The event is an absolutely stacked one, and will be headlined by a middleweight title fight between Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman as they have their highly anticipated rematch. I In addition, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber will have their trilogy fight in the co-main event for...

May 1, 2016 6:01 pm

Josh Thomson forced out of Michael Chandler bout due to an injury

Josh Thomson (22-8 MMA) has suffered an undisclosed injury which has forced the former Strikeforce lightweight champion to pull out of his scheduled Bellator 154 matchup with Michael Chandler. MMAFighting.com confirmed the news after an initial report from FloCombat.com. Thomson has gone 2-0 since joining the Bellator ranks, scoring finishes in both of those victories....

Apr 19, 2016 12:46 pm

Daniel Cormier goes off on Jon Jones for questioning his injury

The Jones-DC war outside the Octagon continued this week as Jon Jones questioned the legitimacy of the injury which forced Daniel Cormier out of their UFC 197 rematch on April 23rd. That didn’t sit too well with DC, who went on a Twitter rant to question Jones, starting with his decision to fight Glover Teixeira...

Apr 9, 2016 8:53 am

VIDEO | Rafael dos Anjos gives update on injury, talks Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz

Since Rafael dos Anjos broke his foot in training leading up to his UFC 196 lightweight title scrap with Conor McGregor, the champ has yet to book another fight inside the Octagon. Ahead of UFC 200, where Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz will have their highly anticipated welterweight rematch, the lightweight champ joined Inside MMA...

Apr 7, 2016 8:32 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier opens up on injury in first video interview

Last week news broke that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier would be unable to fight Jon Jones due to an injury sustained in training. Cormier underwent a procedure and revealed that he would be out for 5-6 weeks. In the meantime, the UFC booked Ovince Saint Preux to fill in on short notice for...

Apr 2, 2016 10:32 am

Jon Jones sends Daniel Cormier a message following injury

While there has been no shortage of animosity between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier during the course of their heated rivalry, even Jones doesn’t have any ill wishes for Cormier. It was revealed yesterday evening that Cormier had suffered a knee injury during training and would be unable to fight Jones in the main event...