A rested and healed Gegard Mousasi plans to leave it all in the cage when he faces Dan Henderson at UFC on Fox 14 in Stockholm on Saturday. read news >>
When Johny Hendricks heard his name announced as the new UFC welterweight champion following his battle with Robbie Lawler at UFC 171 back in March, he fell to his knees under the weight of the moment. The former two-time NCAA Division I national champion wrestler turned MMA powerhouse had just come through a five-round war with a resurgent slugger turned contender—four of which he did without the use of his left arm due to a torn bicep—and now had 12 pounds of championship gold around his waist read news >>
A bout that will mark a rematch three years in the making. After taking some time off to mend a broken toe (see the graphic image here), one he suffered during his unanimous decision victory over Thiago Santos at UFC 175 back on July 5, 2014, Uriah Hall is eyeing a return to action this December. And he already has an opponent in mind, as MMA Fighting reports (via his manager Audie Attar) that "Prime Time" would like to square up against fellow middleweight contender, Constantinos Philippou. And read news >>
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Through it all -- the writhing in agony on the Octagon floor, the emergency surgery, the grueling rehab -- Anderson Silva never once thought about quitting. read news >>
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But "The Bully," apparently, has other plans. Chan Sung Jung is itching to get back into the Octagon after sitting on the sidelines for nine months, following a separated shoulder and broken orbital bone in his loss to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight champion, Jose Aldo, at UFC 163 last August. And according to a recent report from UFC Tonight, now that Jung's orbital bone is "90-percent" healed, he is eyeing a return to action in August or September of this year. Not looking read news >>
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Tito Ortiz on Thursday said he is healed from his recent injuries and ready to return to fighting. He’s just waiting on Bellator to give him an opponent and a date. read news >>
While issues of superfights, moving weight classes, and the like, constantly skirt around the edges, UFC champ Jon Jones is laser-focused on Alexander Gustafsson and taking sole possession of UFC record. read news >>
If you thought Tony Ferguson looked a little flat in his May 2012 loss to Michael Johnson, it would probably be fair to note that he fought much of the contest with a broken left forearm. read news >>
With his knee healed and two recent title defenses under his belt, UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is keeping a busy schedule. read news >>
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It’s obvious with the announcement that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will coach opposite Chael Sonnen on the seventeenth season of The Ultimate Fighter and then fight afterwards that Jones’ arm injury from his last fight wasn’t as severe as many feared. Jones’ arm was injured when it was caught and locked out in [...] read news >>
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Having healed the hand injury which kept him from a rematch with Wanderlei Silva at UFC 147, Vitor Belfort will be back in action Oct. 13 in his hometown of Rio de Janeiro. read news >>
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With his broken arm still not fully healed, former UFC interim champ Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira has pulled out of next month's UFC 149 event.
In his place steps Shawn Jordan, who now fights fellow heavyweight Cheick Kongo.
Sherdog first reported the scratch and Jordan's acceptance of the fight earlier today. MMAjunkie.com confirmed Nogueira's withdrawal.
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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - Bellator middleweight champion Hector Lombard's days may be numbered, but the organization has a backup plan in the event of his departure.
In a few weeks, Bellator's matching period for the free-agent-to-be will end, and Lombard essentially can sign with any organization with Bellator unable to match an offer.
If that's the case - and it sounds like it will be - recent tournament winner Alexander Shlemenko will fight for the vacant title. But not until he heals from read news >>
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TUF 12 winner Jonathan Brookins has healed from a broken orbital bone and is now looking to return in New Orleans at UFC Battle on the Bayou in September. Read More >> read news >>