Stefan Struve was evaluated by doctors and released on Saturday after having to withdraw from his UFC 175 main card bout against Matt Mitrione. more
Stefane Struve was supposed to return to the UFC after a 16-month absence from the sport at UFC 175 on Saturday against Matt Mitrione, but his comeback will have to wait. more
UFC 175 was supposed to be Stefan Struve's triumphant return to the Octagon, but that was not to be. The No. 12-ranked heavyweight contender fainted backstage. Checked out by the medical staff, Struve was determined to have an elevated heart rate, and the UFC made the decision to scratch the bout. The health of the fighters comes first.
Struve had been out of action since March 2013 following reports that he had a leaking aortic valve and enlarged heart. With an elevated heart rate Saturday nigh more
Matt Mitrione and Stefan Struve spoke about the last minute cancellation of their UFC 175 heavyweight bout.
Just as the UFC 175 card was rolling, officials had to cancel the heavyweight bout between Matt Mitrione and Stefan Struve at the last minute due to a 'near fainting' episode from the Dutch fighter. All signs point to Struve being okay, but the UFC and its medical staff had to exercise caution and prevent them from competing.
Dana White has said that the two heavyweights will still receive more
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On Saturday, the UFC went to Dublin, Ireland with a main event of Conor McGregor against Diego Brandao in the featherweight division.
There was a lot of buildup to this one, and fans knew that it was going to be an outstanding fight between two dangerous strikers.
McGregor was fighting in his hometown and had the crowd on his side in a big way. It took just about four minutes for him to deliver a huge win by TKO in front of the Dublin crowd.
He was ranked at No. 13 in the official UFC rankings c more
Ian McCall earned his second UFC win on Saturday with a unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) over Brad Pickett at UFC Fight Night 46 in Dublin, Ireland.
McCall controlled the majority of the fight, frustrating Pickett with his movement while landing combinations at every opportunity.
The win was McCall's second straight, after dropping two straight to Demetrious Johnson and Joseph Benavidez. McCall was ranked No. 3 going into this fight, and while he may not move up at all in the rankings wi more
UFC on Fox 12 hits San Jose, California, on Saturday, and the world will be watching one of the most exciting main events of the year.
No. 1-ranked welterweight contender Robbie Lawler takes on No. 5-ranked Matt Brown with a title shot on the line.
In the co-main event, No. 5-ranked light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson battles veteran Antonio Rogerio Nogueira.
The 24 fighters competing on the card must first stand on the scale Friday to make weight. The weigh-ins will begin at 7 p.m. ET o more
UFC on Fox 12 delivered on Saturday night.
Welterweights Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown capped off the evening with a thrilling five-round battle with a shot at Johny Hendricks' title on the line. It would be Lawler who got the nod on the scorecards, but it was an exciting fight that everyone could appreciate.
Anthony "Rumble" Johnson destroyed Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in the co-main event to put himself right in the mix in the light heavyweight title picture.
There were 10 other fights that happe more