UFC veteran Thiago Silva now has a date for his return to the cage. more
From Yahoo Sports: Struve was diagnosed with a leaking aortic valve in 2013. After treatment he is back and has been assured by doctors that he is at no greater risk than any other fighter. more
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Tito Ortiz submitted Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko in a light heavyweight bout in May, and he’s targeting a return to the cage in November, according to his muay thai coach Rafael Cordeiro.
"He did an excellent fight against Shlemenko," Cordeiro told MMAFighting.com. "He will fight again in November. We don’t know the opponent yet, but he’s already training."
The former UFC light heavyweight champion snapped a more
Veteran Matt Hamill has gone back into retirement from mixed martial arts.
The popular deaf standout from The Ultimate Fighter 3 returned from a one-year retirement in 2012 and fought twice. But what Hamill termed a 'nagging injury' has caused the 37-year-old to step away once and for all.
Hamill announced his retirement on Wednesday via Facebook.
"First and foremost, I would like to thank my most loyal fans for standing by me throughout my 10 year career with MMA," Hamill said. "All good things more
A light heavyweight match-up ended in dramatic fashion in Sao Goncalo, Brazil.
Marcos "Rino" Souza took on Cristian Goetz at a local event called Favela Kombat 10 on Sunday night, and suffered an Anderson Silva-like injury. Goetz checked Rino’s kick, causing the injury 37 seconds into the third round.
Favela Kombat officials told MMAFighting.com that "Rino" fractured his right tibia and is expected to undergo surgery Monday. more
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Josh Thomson talks about his UFC on FOX 12 fight against Bobby Green, why he decided against retiring, the current state of San Jose MMA, his place in the lightweight division, and more. more
Nick Diaz has signed a contract to return to the UFC. The former Strikeforce welterweight champion sign the deal Thursday at UFC headquarters and is eyeing a 2015 return. more
And if UFC officials choose to stage an interim title fight, the Aldo camp won't mind; as long as they do the same for the lightweight and heavyweight divisions, too. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) CEO Lorenzo Fertitta recently revealed that he would consider creating an interim featherweight title if division champion Jose Aldo wasn't cleared to return to the Octagon in late October.
This, after the ZUFFA higher ups were forced to cancel UFC 176 -- which was set to go down on Aug., 2, 201 more
Fight fans can rejoice because Nick Diaz has decided to return from his brief retirement. UFC President Dana White used his official Twitter account to reveal the return of the popular fighter. Diaz has signed a new deal that will allow him to appear in the Octagon at least three more times. The UFC has struggled to create stars with its current roster, so Diaz’s return comes at a great time for the promotion.
As always, Nick is interested in fighting for a UFC title; however, it will be hard to more