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The UFC’s injury bug and global march is taking a toll on earnings, according to a major credit rating agency. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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If some previous UFC cards caught an injury bug, UFC 180 caught zombies. That's not how you want to be slouching into Mexico City, the proud cradle of so much combat sports tradition and the epicenter of many an MMA expansion dream. But here we are, with Cain Velasquez and Diego Sanchez and Erik Perez and Joe Lauzon watching from the sick ward as Chris Heatherly and Hector Urbina suit up for the pay-per-view. Never before was injury misfortune so surgically precise in its disemboweling of an eve read news >>

  • a month ago
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The MMA injury bug can strike at any point, including after the weigh-ins. Top UFC flyweight contender Ian McCall was set to face off against Brazilian John Lineker in the co-main event spot on Saturday's UFC Fight Night 56 in Uberlandia, Brazil. Both McCall and Lineker had made the contracted weight limits on Friday. However, UFC President Dana White teased on Friday McCall might be out of the bout with an unspecified illness. The UFC confirmed and made that news official early Saturday morning read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC injury bug knows no bounds. An injury to Diego Sanchez has forced the cancellation of his bout in Mexico City. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Neil Magny is on track to tie Roger Huerta’s record for UFC wins in a calendar year. He goes for No. 5 at UFC 179 – and isn’t opposed to making it six if the promotion allows him.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The last three UFC events have been chock full of interesting stories, but the triumphant returns of Dominick Cruz and Cat Zingano were by far the most inspirational. Cruz, who had three years of his athletic prime stolen by a variety of injuries, came back and mauled Top 10 staple Takeya Mizugaki with scary ease. Zingano, who had suffered through a personally and professionally trying 18 months, battled back from an early deficit opposite Amanda Nunes to score a third-round knockout victory. An read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The injury bug continues to impair the mixed martial arts career of Chan Sung Jung. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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The injury bug has struck again, and now England's Ross Pearson faces Gray Maynard in Maine next week as part of UFC Fight Night. Abel Trujillo's year started off with fighting an injury replacement, then he had a fight canceled because his opponent was injured, and now he's the one who is injured and out of a scheduled match-up. Trujillo was set to face Ross Pearson next week at UFC Fight Night in Maine, but an undisclosed injury has scrapped those plans. UFC officials have since decided to ax read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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The injury bug rarely bites harder than this. Looks like Joe Riggs' UFC return is on hold after the fighter suffered an accidental gunshot wound on Monday night. According to the official UFC press release, Riggs was taken to the hospital after accidentally shooting himself in the hand and thigh while cleaning one of his firearms. He is reportedly currently undergoing treatment. Scheduled to return to the Octagon in Brasilia, Brazil on September 13 against Paulo Thiago, veteran Joe "Diesel" Rigg read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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The injury bug has bitten Jose Aldo once again. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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After a triumphant return to the Octagon in April after two years on the sidelines, the injury bug has once again bit welterweight Thiago Alves, who has been forced out of his August 23 bout... read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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The injury bug strikes again. Thiago Alves, who was kept out of the Octagon for a couple years due to multiple injuries and surgeries, was forced out of the UFC Fight Night 49 bout with Jordan Mein, the promotion announced Wednesday. Instead of "Pitbull," Mein will be facing welterweight prospect Brandon Thatch at the Fight Night card in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Aug. 23. Thatch (11-1) returns to action following back-to-back dominant victories over Paulo Thiago and Justin Edwards in his first UFC app read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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The injury bug strikes again. Former UFC champion Junior dos Santos is out of a heavyweight clash with Stipe Miocic at the main event of TUF: Brazil 3 Finale card on May 31 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, with a hand injury. Sources close to the situation confirmed the news to MMAFighting.com, following an initial report from Combate. Grace Tourinho, the UFC’s CEO in Brazil, told Combate that the promotion is looking for a new main event or a replacement to dos Santos. TUF: Brazil 3 Finale was initially e read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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The injury bug strikes again, and Caio Magalhaes has a new opponent for UFC on FOX 11. Originally scheduled to meet Josh Samman, who is out with an injury, Magalhaes now faces UFC newcomer Luke Zachrich in Orlando, Fla., on April 19. Sources close to the situation confirmed the change to MMAFighting.com. Magalhaes (7-1) returns to the Octagon following a unanimous decision victory over Nick Ring at UFC Fight Night 33 in Australia. Prior to that win, the former Shooto middleweight champion locked read news >>

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