Those might have been 16 costly seconds for Ronda Rousey at UFC 175. UFC President Dana White revealed on SportsCenter the women's bantamweight champion may have broken her hand while knocking out Alexis Davis: Rousey required stitches to close up a cut on her hand after the fight, per Sportsnet's Mike Johnston (Warning: image is graphic): The injury was likely a result of one of the many blows she unloaded on Davis while the challenger was pinned on the mat. After landing a flurry of punches, t more
Ronda Rousey suffered a nasty cut on her hand following a win over Alexis Davis at UFC 175.
Ronda Rousey only needed 16 seconds to dispatch of Alexis Davis, leading to Joe Rogan asking the champion if she was willing to save the UFC 176 card next month. It was something that Dana White didn't seem to be pleased about, but it looks like it isn't likely to happen even if they wanted to.
Rousey suffered a nasty cut and a possible hand injury in the fight, and it needed several stitches to close up. more
Despite talk of her saving the UFC 176 card with a quick turnaround, it appears Ronda Rousey suffered a significant hand injury in her UFC 175 win.
At the conclusion of the UFC 175 broadcast, Ronda Rousey was shown backstage with stitches in her hand. The stitches seemed to go across the knuckle at the joint of her right index finger and her hand.
The injury to her hand likely eliminates any further need to speculate on her availability to save the UFC 176 card. Joe Rogan had asked Rousey "at th more
It doesn't take a doctor to see that something is very, very wrong with Uriah Hall's toe.
Bleacher Report MMA tweeted out a couple of grisly images of his damaged foot (Warning: Images are graphic and NSFW): According to MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani, Hall could actually feel the bone in his toe poking out of the skin: Demonstrating exactly how tough he is, the 29-year-old continued using the injured foot to kick Thiago Santos, per Jason Jones of The Sacramento Bee: Bleacher Report's Mike Freeman more
That folks, is proof that it never hurts to call someone out. Tarec Saffiedine recently took a shot and called out top welterweight contender Rory MacDonald for a fight inside the Octagon.
And it looks like it may have paid off.
Speaking to "UFC Tonight," MacDonald said he's all for a fight against the last man to hold the Strikeforce welterweight title, as long as UFC matchmakers concur that it gets him closer to his much-desired title shot.
"He thought the fight made sense for him but would le more
Ronda Rousey is the biggest star in the known universe.
This may not be the most truthful statement ever written. But it feels that way, here in one of the many rooms that make up the Mandalay Bay Events Center. Rousey, clad in a gray Marilyn Monroe shirt, black leather jacket, designer Chuck Taylors and a gold Octagon necklace, is holding court on a small stage constructed specifically for her.
To Rousey’s left is UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman. He is discussing his title defense again 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
Thiago Alves will have to sit on the sidelines again following a knee injury.Filed under: News, UFC more
Vitor Belfort has been told he will fight for the middleweight championship when he returns to the Octagon, and he wants to do it in his hometown.
"The Phenom" told Tatame he wants to face the winner of Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida at Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He declined to make a prediction for the main event of UFC 175, on July 5, but indicates Weidman as a preferable opponent.
"Bring Weidman. Tell him to train more," Belfort said. "Weidman and Vitor. It’s a fight for Mar more