The injury bug rarely bites harder than this.
Looks like Joe Riggs' UFC return is on hold after the fighter suffered an accidental gunshot wound on Monday night. According to the official UFC press release, Riggs was taken to the hospital after accidentally shooting himself in the hand and thigh while cleaning one of his firearms. He is reportedly currently undergoing treatment. Scheduled to return to the Octagon in Brasilia, Brazil on September 13 against Paulo Thiago, veteran Joe "Diesel" Rigg more
Tom Lawlor has suffered an injury that will force him off the UFC Fight Night 46 card and out of his bout with Ilir Latifi.
Tom Lawlor is out of his bout with Ilir Latifi at UFC Fight Night 46 according to an MMA Junkie report. An injury has forced Lawlor off of the card, set for the O2 Arena in Dublin, and left the UFC searching for a replacement to take on Latifi.
Lawlor has traded wins and losses for his last six trips to the Octagon, most recently picking up a submission victory by guillotin more
Chad Mendes will have to wait a little longer to get his second shot at the UFC title.
UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has suffered an injury that will force him out of his seventh UFC title defense on August 2 in Los Angeles, California, against the Alpha Male product, MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani reported on Wednesday's edition of UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1.
UFC president Dana White confirmed the news, but there’s no word yet on a new main event for UFC 176.
Mendes earned his second U more
UFC 176's main event featherweight title fight has been wiped out for now thanks to an injury to the champion. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC more
The UFC got some bad news Wednesday when word came that Jose Aldo, the UFC featherweight champ and one of the two or three finest fighters in the world at any class, is once again relegated to the shelf after sustaining another injury.
Aldo was set to defend his belt Aug. 2 at UFC 176 in a rematch with Chad Mendes. There was no immediate word on a new main event for the card, or the nature of the injury that sidelined Aldo.
The news was first reported by broadcaster Ariel Helwani on the UFC Toni more
Chris Dempsey has signed with the UFC and will fill in for Tom Lawlor at UFC Fight Night 46 against Ilir Latifi. Filed under: News, UFC more
The anticipated lightweight match-up between Josh Thomson and Michael Johnson has been discarded after Johnson withdrew with an injury. One of the most exciting contests on the UFC on FOX 12 fight card will no longer be taking place, as Michael Johnson withdrew from his feature fight against Josh Thomson with an undisclosed injury.
MMAJunkie.com was the first to report the news.
The UFC is still looking for a potential opponent for Thomson, who is coming off a controversial decision loss to form more
Joe Riggs was supposed to return to the UFC for the first time since 2006 at UFC Fight Night 51 on Sept. 13, but has been forced out of the bout after a firearm accident in his home on Monday. more
UFC welterweight Joe Riggs was involved in a gun accident with non-life threatening injuries and has been forced to withdraw from a bout with Paulo Thiago at UFC Fight 51.Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC more