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
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
With Michael Johnson forced out of UFC on FOX 12, Bobby Green has agreed to step in on short notice and face Josh Thomson.Filed under: News, UFC more
Chris Weidman revealed he had the worst camp of his career after his 185-pound title defense against Lyoto Machida at UFC 175. He sprained ligaments in his left hand in training, which prevented him from punching for the last two weeks leading up. He was also still recovering from knee surgery, which postponed his title defense from UFC 173 to UFC 175. It must have been pretty bad for a guy who once dropped 32 pounds in 10 days to fight Demian Maia. How bad? Bad enough that there were a couple o more
Joe Riggs was injured in a firearm accident at his Arizona home on Monday night, resulting in his withdrawal from a UFC Fight Night bout against Paulo Thiago in Brazil on Sept. 13. more
Thiago Alves will have to sit on the sidelines again following a knee injury.Filed under: News, UFC more
Well, it was fun while it lasted.
Same old, same old.
Former welterweight number one contender, Thiago Alves, who returned to the Octagon earlier this year with a dominant unanimous decision win over the gritty Seth Baczynski at UFC on FOX 11, has once again been injured and forced to withdraw from an event.
"Pitbull" hurt his knee, according to MMA Junkie, but will not require surgery.
Taking over for the Brazilian at the UFC Fight Night 49 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which takes place on A more
UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is injured and out of the pay-per-view main event against Chad Mendes, according to a report from UFC Tonight on Wednesday. more
Thiago Silva has an opponent for his first fight after his arrest.
Fight Time Promotions owner Howard Davis Jr. informed MMAFighting.com on Tuesday that UFC veteran Thiago Silva will headline the Fight Time 20 card against Bellator veteran Mike Hayes.
Fight Time 20 takes place at the War Memorial Auditorium in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Aug. 29.
Silva (16-3, 2 no-contest) will compete for the first time since being released from the UFC after being arrested on Feb. 6 following an alleged incident more