Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) -- acting as its own regulatory body overseas -- has released the UFC Fight Night 43 medical suspensions and corresponding injuries for those fighters competing at the "Te Huna vs. Marquardt" mixed martial arts (MMA) event last weekend (Sat., June 28, 2014) in Auckland, New Zealand.
And local hero Soa Palelei is leaving a little worse for the wear.
The heavyweight slugger joins Gian Villante, Mike Rhodes, and Charles Oliveira on the list more
For the stars of UFC 175, victory came at a cost. UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, women's bantamweight titleholder Ronda Rousey, and bantamweight standout Urijah Faber all received potential six-month medical suspensions in the wake of Saturday night's pay-per-view event, according to information released to MMAFighting.com by the Nevada Athletic Commission.
Weidman fought hard 25 minutes against Lyoto Machida in night's headlining bout, and the wear and tear showed, as the New Yorker w more
Now that the dust has settled and the smoke has cleared, it's time to find out who's worse for the wear following the carnage at UFC 175 this past weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) today issued its list of injuries and medical suspensions for the mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters who participated in UFC 175, which took place last Saturday night (July 5, 2014) inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.
And there are a few hefty sentences.
Chief among them, more
UFC stars Chris Weidman, Ronda Rousey, and Urijah Faber all won at UFC 175, but all three, and several other fighters, face the possibility of being sidelined until 2015. 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
Not only did Jim Miller lose his bout against Donald Cerrone at UFC Fight Night "Cerrone vs. Miller" on Wednesday, but the hometown fighter will also not see action for at least 30 days. 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 welterweight champion Johny Hendricks is one step ahead of the game. After dropping a controversial decision to then champion Georges St-Pierre at UFC 167 in November, Hendricks scored a five-round decision victory over Robbie Lawler to take St-Pierre's forfeited title at UFC 171 March. Yet to make his first defense as champion, Hendricks believes he's already taken care of that.
"There's a sense of me that I sort of felt like Robbie Lawler was my title defense because of the Georges St-Pier more
Rumor has it that former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has spent some of his time away from the cage adding some extra muscle.
St-Pierre first got the rumor-mill going when he posted this photo, captioned "Working on putting on some muscle mass," onto his Instagram profile: MMAfighting’s Ariel Helwani later confirmed on Twitter. It turns out that current UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks doesn’t care—there’s no way he sees himself losing to St-Pierre, 200 pounds or not, for more