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Khabib Nurmagomedov underwent successful knee surgery today (Wed., July 23, 2014) to repair a torn meniscus he suffered in training.
An unfortunate mishap that forced "The Eagle" out of his lightweight scrap against Donald Cerrone -- which was set for UFC 178 on Sept. 27, 2014 -- a few minutes after signing the bout agreement.
Khabib's manager, Mike Constantino of MVC Sports Management, sent MMAmania.com this picture of Khabib post-surgery and declared that everything went smo more
Ronda Rousey’s 16-second knockout victory against Alexis Davis at UFC 175 on Saturday piqued the interest of someone in the UFC’s production truck. more
UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey extended her undefeated winning streak at UFC 175, but the 27-year-old will have to address some lingering injuries before stepping back in the cage again. more
It looks as if Ronda Rousey will be on the shelf for the immediate future. In addition to the nine stitches she received on her right hand, the UFC's women's bantamweight champion also suffered a broken right thumb sometime during her 16-second starching of Alexis Davis in UFC 175's co-main event.
MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani confirmed the news on Wednesday's edition of UFC Tonight. Rousey is expected to require neither a cast nor surgery to repair the broken digit.
As anticipated, Rousey is more
By most counts, John Dodson is the No. 1 contender to UFC flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson’s belt. It appears that it will be a while before he’ll have an opportunity to cash in on his position, however. more
Anthony Pettis will defend his UFC lightweight title December 6 against top contender Gilbert Melendez at UFC 181.
The fight will be Pettis' first title defense. For that matter, it's the first bout of any kind for "Showtime" since he won the belt from Benson Henderson last August at UFC 164.
Pettis himself broke the news Monday while a guest on The MMA Hour broadcast with host Ariel Helwani. "December 6 is going to be the date of my next fight; it'll be out here in Vegas," Pettis said. "I got w more
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What is it about lightweights and their knees?
Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 155-pound contender Khabib Nurmagomedov, who was signed to fight Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone for all of 20 minutes, will be out of action until at least January 2015, thanks to a torn meniscus (right knee) that will require surgery.
MMA Fighting brought word of the update earlier today.
Nurmagomedov (22-0) has been steamrolling the competition since day one. In ad more
Anthony Pettis will return to the octagon to defend his UFC lightweight title against Gilbert Melendez in December.
Anthony Pettis will return to UFC action this December on what could be a massive card.
The UFC lightweight champion announced on yesterday's edition of The MMA Hour that he will be facing Gilbert Melendez on December 6 in Las Vegas. That event, which appears as though it will be UFC 181, still doesn't have a venue set as of now.
However, the December 6 date is also the event that more
The UFC's upcoming return to Saitama looks like it's slated to feature a wealth of Japanese fan favorites.
Last time the UFC came to Japan, it was for UFC on Fuel TV: Silva vs. Stann. It was a great fight card, that featured a lot of fighters from the Land of the Rising Sun. But, by far the biggest fan favorite names on the card were Wanderlei Silva and Mark Hunt. Both very popular in Japan from their Pride heydays, but not quite "hometown" stars. This time around it looks like the UFC is going more