The Nevada State Athletic Commission tipped the first domino on Thursday by banning TRT. The next to fall was Vitor Belfort, who withdrew from his UFC 173 title shot against Chris Weidman.
Jason High suffered a ruptured appendix on Wednesday, forcing him into surgery and out his upcoming UFC Fight Night 35 bout.
Almost as quickly as it was announced, the UFC has had to retract the UFC Fight Night 35 co-main event bout between Thiago Silva and Ovince St. Preux.
UFC veteran and recent Bellator MMA signee Matt Riddle has announced both his withdrawal from Bellator’s Season 9 welterweight tournament and his retirement from mixed martial arts.
Shahbulat Shamhalaev has withdrawn from Bellator’s Season 9 Featherweight Tournament. The Russian native has returned to Dagestan to attend to his ailing father.
Tyrone Spong has withdrawn from World Series of Fighting 3, leaving the promotion to announce a new co-main event.
Cezar Ferreira has withdrawn from his scheduled UFC on FX 8 clash with Chris Camozzi due to injury.
For the second time in 2013, injuries have forced Manny Gamburyan to withdraw from an event.
A knee injury has forced Forrest Griffin to withdraw from his planned meeting with Phil Davis at UFC 155, promotion president Dana White announced on Wednesday.
A heavyweight clash between Lavar Johnson and Brendan Schaub has been removed from the UFC on Fox 5 bill.
Anthony Perosh has reportedly suffered a broken toe and will be unable to compete against Joey Beltran at UFC on FX 6.
Sara McMann has suffered an undisclosed injury that will prevent her from making her Strikeforce debut against Liz Carmouche on Nov. 3.
Geronimo dos Santos will have to wait a little longer to make his UFC debut.
For the second time in a month, a Zuffa-affiliated mixed martial arts card has been canceled.
UFC heavyweight Frank Mir has suffered a knee injury and will be unable to compete against Daniel Cormier.