If the UFC was lacking for PPV headliners before, then they've just entered a serious drought, with Weidman, Rousey, and Faber potentially out until 2015.
Three of the UFCs most notably headliners may be sidelined for the next six months following UFC 175. The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the official medical suspensions for last weekends PPV event and the numbers aren't pretty. All in all, 13 fighters are under some form of no-contact suspension for a minimum of a month, with 9 fig more
Fabricio Werdum will finally fight for the UFC title on Nov. 15, when he battles reigning champion Cain Velasquez at UFC 180 in Mexico City, and his head coach Rafael Cordeiro is confident that the jiu-jitsu specialist has what it takes to beat Velasquez standing or on the ground.
"It’s going to be so cool," Cordeiro told MMAFighting.com. "Fabricio has been training for this moment for years. Ever since he moved to the United States seven years ago, he developed a great stand-up game. He has a h more
Jim Miller and Jessamyn Duke led a lengthy list of UFC Fight Night 45 fighters that were medically suspended following knockouts in eight of the 11 fights on the card. more
Jim Miller led a list of six fighters who received indefinite medical suspensions following Wednesday night's UFC Fight Night 45 event in Atlantic City, New Jersey, according to information released by the New Jersey State Athletic Control Board.
The usually violent show featured nine finishes out of 11 fights, and the medical suspension report reflects that number, as Miller, Alptekin Ozkilic, Alex White, Jessamyn Duke, Jerrod Sanders and Tina Lahdemaki all were handed indefinite sentences pend more
Following a KO heavy fight card on Wednesday night in Atlantic City, six fighters have been medically suspended for an indefinite time period. The first of two UFC Fight Night cards this weekend featured an array of vicious knockouts and stoppages, which is evident in the post-fight medical report released by the New Jersey State Athletic Control Board.
The judges overseeing the event were given an easy night, as nine of the eleven fights on the UFC Fight Night: Atlantic City card ended within t more
UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem suggested that Fabricio Werdum may edge Cain Velasquez in their title fight at UFC 180, and that he would be interested in re-matching the Brazilian for the heavyweight strap. UFC 180 will mark the UFC's inaugural trip to Mexico and will feature a heavyweight title fight between the division's champion Cain Velasquez and Brazilian contender Fabricio Werdum. The title fight headliner is a compelling and competitive contest that has fans and pundits mulling over th more
Five rounds in the UFC will take a toll on a fighter’s body, but 25 minutes between Matt Brown and Robbie Lawler left the two competitors in opposing positions following UFC on Fox 12. more
Doctor! Doctor! Gimme the news!
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be say goodbye to those fighters who competed at the UFC on FOX 12: "Lawler vs. Brown" mixed martial arts (MMA) event last Saturday night (July 26, 2014) inside SAP Center in San Jose, California.
At least until their physicians clear them to come back.
Chief among them is "Immortal" Matt Brown, who could face up to six months on the sidelines for his nasal fail. That's not nearly as bad as Hernani Per more
Matt Brown headlined a list of four fighters to receive extended medical suspensions in the aftermath of UFC on FOX 12, the California State Athletic Commission revealed on Tuesday.
Brown could be sidelined for up to six months due to a potential nasal fracture suffered during his gritty decision loss to Robbie Lawler at UFC on FOX 12's main event, which took place on July 26 at the SAP Arena in San Jose, CA and snapped Brown's seven-fight win streak. "The Immortal" also received an additional t more