When Daniel Hooker heard the UFC was coming to his home city of Auckland, he wanted in. So after a failed social media campaign, he went straight to Joe Silva. Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, UFC more
Cub Swanson is confident that he will rise to the occasion in his first UFC main event on Saturday night. Cub Swanson is confident that he will showcase his skills on Saturday night in his first UFC main event.
The longtime featherweight competitor has not gotten a shot at a World Title since his unceremonious obliteration to the division's current kingpin Jose Aldo several years ago in the WEC. While he would go on to lose twice more, including in his UFC debut to Ricardo Lamas, Swanson is now more
Former Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker revealed some of Bellator’s upcoming plans in an open letter to fans. Bellator MMA's new President Scott Coker wrote an open letter to fans of the promotion addressing some topics of recent discussion, including his early plans and what can also be expected in the future.
Coker made it clear that his "first order of business" is to make some adjustments to the current roster, and emphasized the company's intent to focus on excitement. This was made evidently cl more
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When they're not taking on late replacements, the UFC has done a great job picking up the best young talent on the market.
With all the chaff that the UFC has filled out their ranks with, it's easy to lose track of the real prospects. Of course, that's why we produce impressive and well researched content like Patrick Wyman's prospect reports. It's the no. 2 prospect on said report that we're talking about today, as reports are in that the UFC has signed one of the world's best up and coming mid more
UFC featherweight Tatsuya Kawajiri has suffered a detached retina on his left eye, and is out indefinitely.
Tatsuya Kawajiri (33-8-2) was penciled in to make a home coming on the upcoming UFC card in Japan this September, but as MMA Fighting reports, the Japanese legend will be pulling out of the September 20 card after suffering a detached retina. According to Helwani, 'Crusher' will have surgery this coming weekend, but there is still no time table on his return: Doctors have yet to determine more
Tatsuya Kawajiri, a 36-year-old featherweight, Japanese MMA champion and veteran of several MMA promotions, is out indefinitely with a detached retina in his left eye, according to a report published Wednesday. It is the third time Kawajiri has suffered that particular injury.
MMA reporter and broadcaster Ariel Helwani first broke the news via MMAFighting.com. Tatsuya Kawajiri suffers detached retina, out indefinitely -- http://t.co/bwdSnRysON
Bad news for "Crusher" fans.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight Tatsuya Kawajiri (33-8-2) has suffered a detached retina and has been pulled from active competition "indefinitely," according to a report from MMA Fighting. "Crusher" will undergo surgery on July 26, 2014, in Japan.
It gets worse.
Kawajiri was already felled by the same injury -- in the same eye -- on two previous occasions, according to the report. Not only does that rule him out of the upcoming UFC Fight Night 52, more
Tatsuya Kawajiri has suffered a detached retina, and as a result, will be out of action indefinitely.
According to sources close to "The Crusher," Kawajiri is scheduled to have surgery on his left eye July 28 in Japan. He had been in talks to fight Darren Elkins on Sept. 20 in Saitama, Japan, however, that fight is now off due to the injury.
Doctors have yet to determine how long Kawajiri will be out for because this marks the third time he has suffered a detached retina in his left eye. The fir more