That took all of 20 minutes.
Easy come, easy go.
Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov agreed to fight Donald Cerrone at the upcoming UFC 178: "Jones vs. Gustafsson 2" pay-per-view (PPV) event, which takes place on Sept. 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
20 minutes later, he blew out his knee. . @danawhite says 20 minutes after Khabib-Cerrone fight was signed, Khabib blew his knee out and the fight is off UFC 178 card
— Kevin Iole (@KevinI) July 18, 2014 Mixed mar more
UFC 177 will provide the lighter weight classes with another chance to showcase their skills, as title fights in the bantamweight and flyweight divisions headline the evening's main card. But the Aug. 30 event, to be held in Sacramento, California, is not exactly creating a buzz within the MMA world.
There's at least some intrigue about UFC 177's main event, a rematch between T.J. Dillashaw and Renan Barao, with fans wanting to see if Barao can respond to the shellacking he took at UFC 173.
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Well, it was fun while it lasted.
Same old, same old.
Former welterweight number one contender, Thiago Alves, who returned to the Octagon earlier this year with a dominant unanimous decision win over the gritty Seth Baczynski at UFC on FOX 11, has once again been injured and forced to withdraw from an event.
"Pitbull" hurt his knee, according to MMA Junkie, but will not require surgery.
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For the second time in nearly three years, UFC veteran Matt Hamill has announced his retirement from mixed martial arts. more
"The Hammer" is headed back to the toolbox ... this time for good.
Matt Hamill's retirement from mixed martial arts (MMA) ... take two.
The longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veteran, who cut his teeth on season three of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) and gave Michael Bisping his first big rivalry, is calling it quits after a nagging injury has prevented him from getting back inside the cage.
From his official Facebook page: "First and foremost, I would like to thank my most loyal fans fo more