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Holly Holm's neck injury was a little more serious than many people believed. The budding women's MMA star was forced out of her UFC debut in December with a herniated disc in between two vertebrae. The swelling made the disc press up against a nerve that caused Holm to essentially lose the use of her left tricep. "At first I was kind of worrying if I had a neurological problem, because my arm wasn't working," Holm told MMA Fighting. "I couldn't even push down five pounds with my triceps. I thin read news >>

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On March 6, Glory kickboxer Tyrone Spong will make his return to the ring after almost a year-long absence due to a broken leg. The bout will be contested under boxing rules. In April of last year, Glory kickboxing's Tyrone Spong suffered the same horrific injury as former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva. In the final of Glory's light-heavyweight tournament he faced Gokhan Saki for the inaugural 209 lbs. championship, but broke his leg in the first round when one of his low kicks hit Sa read news >>

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In a span of four months, Brandon Thatch became one of the hottest up-and-coming fighters to watch in the UFC. Thatch went through Justin Edwards like a shredder and then destroyed popular veteran Paulo Thiago, making it look easy. Both finishes came within the first round and everyone wanted to know what was next for the electric, exciting striker. We haven't seen Thatch since. That was back in 2013. The only opponent Thatch has taken on in 15 months has been his own rehab processes. When Thatc read news >>

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With his return from an over 15-month layoff due to injury finally approaching, Brandon Thatch could be living proof that things happen for a reason. Just 2-0 in the UFC, the rising welterweight star is... read news >>

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An injury has forced a change to next month’s UFC return to Brazil, and Tony Martin now will face Leonardo Santos. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans will miss an additional six to seven months after his body rejected a cadaver ACL placed in his injured knee. Marc Raimondi of MMA Fighting passed along the news from colleague Ariel Helwani: Evans, 35, has not fought since Nov. 16, 2013 due to complications from a knee injury. He was scheduled to fight Daniel Cormier at UFC 170 but suffered a torn ACL in training and was forced to pull out. Expected to miss eight months, Evans' recovery took lo read news >>

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A back injury has forced Matt Wiman out of his UFC Fight Night 62 bout against TUF Brazil 2 winner Leonardo Santos. read news >>

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Injury has forced Vagner Rocha out of his bout against Joseph Duffy at UFC 185 “Pettis vs. Dos Anjos.” read news >>

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An injury to Manny Gamburyan has led to Japanese bantamweight Takeya Mizugaki replacing him against top prospect Aljamain Sterling at UFC on Fox 15 in New Jersey. It may shock you, but there's been a change to an upcoming UFC card because of an injury. Manny Gamburyan has been forced out of his April 18th UFC on Fox 15 bantamweight showdown against rising prospect Aljamain Sterling. Since his UFC return in 2011, this is the 5th time that Gamburyan has pulled out of a fight citing injury. In Gamb read news >>

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Joseph Duffy has a new opponent for his heavily anticipated promotional debut at UFC 185.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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Bummer. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has opted to pull Urijah Faber from his scheduled main event bout at UFC Fight Night 62, which takes place at the Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro on March 21, 2015 due to Raphael Assuncao's ankle injury. With no suitable replacement fit to take on "The California Kid" next month, MMAFighting is reporting that UFC decided to yank Faber from the card, and place Demian Maia vs Ryan LaFlare as the new main event for the Brazilian show. The top-r read news >>

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A knee injury has forced Talita Nogueira out of next week’s Bellator 133 event, and Gabrielle Holloway has agreed to step in on short notice and face Julia Budd.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

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The injury bug has bitten UFC 184 once again, as Yancy Medeiros has withdrawn from his bout with Tony Ferguson due to a foot injury. read news >>

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An injury has forced unbeaten Brazilian Talita Nogueira to withdraw from her Bellator 133 clash with Julia Budd. read news >>

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