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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
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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
Thomas Almeida got what he wanted.
The Chute Boxe bantamweight told MMAFighting.com last week that he wanted to knock Caio Machado out to win the Legacy FC 135-pound title and sign with the UFC, and that’s exactly what happened.
According to sources close to the situation, he signed a deal with the UFC on Tuesday. MMA Premium first reported the news.
Almeida stopped Machado with 33 seconds left in the first round to win the Legacy FC gold, improving to 17-0 in MMA with 17 finishes. He got past t more
Georges St-Pierre is the former UFC welterweight champion and is one of the most dominant champions in UFC history. St-Pierre has held the title twice and defended it a total of nine times.
After a decision victory over Johny Hendricks at UFC 167 in November 2013, St-Pierre decided to take "an indefinite hiatus" and vacated his welterweight title.
During his time on hiatus, he managed to tear his ACL for a second time, although on a different leg than his first ACL tear.
An injury like that may more
Approaching 44 years of age, don't expect the TRT ban and a crushing loss stop Dan Henderson from continuing his career.
If we're being frank - Dan Henderson was completely demolished by Daniel Cormier at UFC 173. Coming off his 3rd round knockout of Mauricio Rua, Henderson fought Cormier in Vegas, sans TRT, having weighed in at 199 lbs the day before their fight, and was beaten pillar to post before the rear-naked choke in the 3rd round put him to sleep.
But this is Dan Henderson we're talking more
Wheaties announced on Tuesday that Pettis is the latest athlete to be named to "Team Wheaties," the exclusive set of athletes associated with the popular breakfast cereal. more