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Dominick Cruz suffered yet another setback after he tore the ACL in his right knee during a recent training session. The injury comes just a few months after "The Dominator" made his long-awaited return from almost a three-year hiatus due to multiple injuries and complications from surgeries. A return that saw the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight champion blitz through Takeya Mizugaki in a little over a minute (see it). Still, if you think Cruz is contemplating retirement read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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Dominick Cruz has injured his ACL, horrible news after Cruz spent almost three years on the sidelines with knee injuries before returning this September. Dominick Cruz spent almost three years on the sideline due to ACL injuries before returning this September and looking as good as ever in dismantling Takeya Mizugaki in 1:01 of the first round. The return seemed as though it would set up a run back to a title shot, but Cruz has just shared devastating news on his Facebook page: "It is with grea read news >>

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Just in case his performance wasn’t indication enough, Nate Diaz admits that he was not at his best at UFC on Fox 13. read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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PHOENIX – In a backstage interview with FOX Sports, UFC welterweight Joe Riggs said he feared a severe injury after attempting to slam Ben Saunders to the mat in their preliminary bout at UFC on FOX 13.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Nine days before the show, the UFC Fight Night 58 card has suffered another change. Rony Jason, winner of the first season of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil, was forced to withdraw from a bout with Tom Niinimaki, booked for UFN 58 in Barueri, Brazil, on Dec. 20, and will be replaced by Renato Carneiro. Jason confirmed his injury to MMAFighting.com, and Combate reported his replacement. (Photo courtesy Rony Jason) "My hand again," said Jason, who broke his left hand in his last UFC bout against Rob read news >>

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The bad news for UFC bantamweight Francisco Rivera continues. read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight titleholder Anthony Pettis was suspended for six months by Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) following his UFC 181 title defense against Strikeforce import Gilbert Melendez (watch it again here). That's because "Showtime" was flagged for a potential hand injury after strangling "El Nino" in "Sin City," which got the mixed martial arts (MMA) universe all squirrely. Likely because Pettis has a history of being hurt and missing significant time read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis spoke at length about staying active in 2015, but unfortunately he isn't off to a good start. Pettis headed UFC 181's post-event injury list, according the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC), drawing a potential six-month medical suspension for injuries suffered during his successful title defense against Gilbert Melendez. The oft-injured Pettis submitted Melendez with a spectacular second-round guillotine over the weekend, but now he'll require an x-ray of read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Anthony Pettis made a triumphant return from a 15-month hiatus at UFC 181 in Las Vegas on Saturday. Now, the lightweight champion could be looking at another six months on the shelf. read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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A back injury has forced lightweight contender Jorge Masvidal out of his UFC Fight Night 59 bout against Norman Parke. Veteran Gleison Tibau steps in as his replacement. read news >>

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The UFC's big card in Boston took a bit of a hit Wednesday. Jorge Masvidal had to pull out of his scheduled lightweight fight with Norman Parke at UFC Fight Night 59: McGregor vs. Siver on Jan. 18 due to a back injury, the UFC announced. In Masvidal's place will step his American Top Team training partner Gleison Tibau. Tibau (30-10), one of the most active and tenured fighters in the UFC, has won four of his last five bouts and is coming off a split decision victory over Piotr Hallmann in Septe read news >>

  • a month ago
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Because focusing on one aspect of the fight, could spell disaster for the Stockton slugger. Going into UFC 183, Anderson Silva is adamant he won't be hesitant to throw his patented leg kicks after suffering a devastating break in his left leg over a year ago. Still, he admits there will be a little fear hidden in the back of his mind. One thing he doesn't have to fear, though, is Nick Diaz trying to take advantage of the situation and targeting his injured leg. That's because the Stockton slugge read news >>

  • a month ago
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Tyron Woodley figured Hector Lombard would move on from the pair's public spat once either of the welterweights had a fight on the books. That, however, doesn't appear to be the case. Lombard continued his interminable crusade against Woodley earlier this month, telling reporters in Mexico City that his American Top Team stablemate shouldn't be able to pick and choose opponents, and the real reason a fight between the two failed to come to fruition was because Woodley knew he was going to lose. read news >>

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UFC officials may have to put their scrambling hats on again. Streaking flyweight Jussier Formiga is reportedly injured and out of his Dec. 13 bout with John Moraga at UFC on Fox 13. The news was first reported Friday by John Morgan of MMAJunkie.com. The UFC has not officially confirmed the injury, nor was there immediate word on the nature of the injury, a recovery timetable for Formiga or a potential replacement opponent for Moraga. To keep the bout on the UFC on Fox 13 card, UFC matchmakers w read news >>

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