- 2 years ago
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This past weekend, Zorobabel Moreira picked up a win over Roger Huerta at One FC.
The method of the knockout, though, is what really got people talking, including MMAjunkie.com medical columnist Dr. Johnny Benjamin.
In our latest installment of "Ask the Fight Doc," Dr. Benjamin explains why, as a medical professional, he's so against the use of soccer kicks like the one Moreira used on Huerta.
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- 2 years ago
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Few things could alter MMA's future like the long-term health effects of concussions.
With medical professionals still trying to fully understand the effects of knockouts, the answers aren't always easy.
But in our latest "Ask the Fight Doc" installment, MMAjunkie.com medical columnist Dr. Johnny Benjamin says it's easy to say a UFC fighter shouldn't be competing 56 days after a knockout loss.
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- 2 years ago
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Check Brian Rogers' stunning first-round knockout of Vitor Vianna at Friday night's Bellator 61. read news >>
- 4 years ago
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In a featured bout at Saturday's UFC 121 event, student meets coach when Matt Hamill takes on fellow light heavyweight and his head coach on "The Ultimate Fighter 3," Tito Ortiz.
But Ortiz's August appearance on HDNet's "Inside MMA" program has been a recent hot topic.
And in our latest "Ask the Fight Doc" installment, MMAjunkie.com medical columnist Dr. Johnny Benjamin debunks Ortiz's ridiculous assertion that deaf fighters physically are more susceptible to knockouts.
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Watch Matt Mitrione earn an extra $50,000 for his stoppage against Gabriel Gonzaga. Watch the clip above which shows the UFC on FOX heavyweight bout between Matt Mitrione and Gabriel Gonzaga. Mitrione displayed a significant speed and athleticism advantage as he clocked Gonzaga and finished him in under two minutes. The win earned the TUF veteran a $50,000 performance of the night bonus. Check out the play-by-play from our live blog of the event below: R1: Mitrione circles after refusing the glo read news >>
Roger Gracie returns to the cage Friday against fellow UFC veteran James McSweeney at One FC 23, but that wasn’t his original plans after getting cut from the UFC. Following a unanimous decision loss to Tim Kennedy in 2013, the multiple-time jiu-jitsu and ADCC champion had decided to retire from MMA, but one of the legends in his family changed his mind. "When I told my cousin Renzo (Gracie) I was going to retire, he called me and convinced me that I had to continue fighting. We spoke, and I dec read news >>
Caio Magalhaes’ 31-second knockout victory over Trevor Smith at UFC Fight Night 56 in Uberlandia, Brazil, will not be overturned. Smith filed an appeal to Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) claiming that Magalhaes landed illegal punches to the back of the head moments before the finish at UFN 56 on Nov. 8. However, the commission has decided against him. Here’s CABMMA’s response to Smith and his manager Will Hammond, forwarded to MMAFighting.com by Smith: First, we need to stress that CA read news >>
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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 Fight Night 57 this past weekend in "The Lone Star State." Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) sent 24 mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters into battle last weekend (Sat., Nov. 22, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 57 on FOX Sports 1 inside Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas, and not a single one of them escaped a post-fight medical suspension. The Texas Department of Licens read news >>
Check out the “Fight Motion” super-slow-motion highlights of the UFC’s most recent pay-per-view event.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>
AUSTIN, Texas – Oleksiy Oliynyk might not have started off so well against Jared Rosholt, but it didn’t matter after the way he finished. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
AUSTIN, Texas – Roger Narvaez couldn’t quite get the finish, even after dropping Luke Barnatt in the final round and nearly sinking several rear-naked chokes. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Before he throws down with Cub Swanson on Saturday, check out the classic trilogy fight Frankie Edgar put on against Gray Maynard at UFC 136.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>
Caio Magalhaes scored his fourth straight win in the UFC with a 31-second knockout over Trevor Smith at UFC Fight Night 56, but the middleweight contest ended in controversial fashion. After rocking Smith with a knee and a left cross, Magalhaes knocked him down with a hammerfist that clearly hit the back of Smith’s head. The Nova Uniao fighter kept landing hammerfirsts, some of those in the back of the head, and referee Keith Peterson stopped the fight. Back in the United States, Smith has decid read news >>
Top-10 UFC light heavyweight Ovince St. Preux notched the biggest win of his career Saturday night at UFC Fight Night 56, where he needed just 34 seconds to TKO ex-PRIDE/UFC champ Mauricio Rua. St. Preux earned his second "Performance of the Night" bonus in his past four fights, making him $50,000 richer, per MMA Fighting. The UFC Fight Night 56 salaries are yet to be released as of this writing. Stepping up to fight "Shogun" on a measly week-and-a-half notice, OSP was already prepared to square read news >>