Vinny Magalhaes was scheduled to fight twice in 36 days for Titan FC "assuming he's healthy," but it turns out he can't.
Magalhaes, who battled Keenan Cornelius to a draw in a grappling match at Metamoris 4 earlier this month, was forced out of Friday’s Titan FC 29 co-main event bout with Dustin Jacoby (9-3) due to a minor back injury. Strikeforce veteran Lucas Lopes (29-17) steps in the co-main event.
Titan FC COO Lex McMahon confirmed the news with MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani on Tuesday. Head read news >>
- 19 days ago
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There are many shades of blue in the sadness rainbow. Sometimes, it's characterized by a minor disappointment. Other times, it's full-blown grief.
So far in 2014, MMA has seen sad stories of every stripe, from disappointments in the cage to genuine human tragedies outside it. MMA is just kind of like that. There's a high and constant potential for sadness in all its major and minor manifestations.
Here are the five saddest stories of the year thus far. They're ranked in order from least to most read news >>
- a month ago
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Just a minor setback on the road to global mixed martial arts (MMA) domination?
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has given Flyweight champion, Demetrious Johnson, multiple opportunities to build his star power, showcasing "Mighty Mouse" in the main event of three primetime UFC on FOX telecasts in 2013.
Johnson seemingly made the best of each situation, winning "Fight of the Night" against John Dodson at UFC on FOX 6, "Submission of the Night" over John Moraga at UFC on FOX 8 and an emphatic read news >>
- 4 months ago
- 58 views
The first UFC rankings update in three weeks saw a lot of minor movement, some of which had to do with the results of the Abu Dhabi card.
There was movement in nearly every division of the UFC fighter rankings this time around, even though the latest UFC event didn't feature a lot of relevant bouts. This is the first update in about three weeks for the panel and it appears that some of them decided to make some wholesale changes. Either that or a bunch of new panelists were added. In addition to read news >>
- 4 months ago
- 30 views
UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman will undergo minor surgery on both of his knees on Tuesday, according to a report from Ariel Helwani on UFC Tonight.
The injury to Weidman's left knee stems from a lingering issue from Weidman's high school days, in which his lateral meniscus would lock in the joint and cause him severe pain. According to Weidman, the problem recurred twice over the past week, lasting upwards of 10 to 15 minutes in the most recent instance, which led him to seek the advice read news >>
- 4 months ago
- 40 views
UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman will undergo minor knee surgery after suffering an injury during training. Consequently, his scheduled UFC 173 title defense against Lyoto Machida has been moved to UFC 175 on July 5 in Las Vegas. The UFC made the announcement via its official website Monday morning. The promotion also said it will reveal a new main event for UFC 173, scheduled for May 24 in Las Vegas, in the coming days.
Sources close to the promotion recently told Bleacher Report that th read news >>
- 6 months ago
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Team Australia hoped to get a winning streak going after Tyler Manawaroa secured the Aussie’s their first win over Team Canada in last week’s episode. read news >>
- 8 months ago
- 79 views
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – After spending 25 minutes in the cage with Demetrious Johnson, Joseph Benavidez knows what it will take to unseat the UFC flyweight champ. And in all honesty, he doesn’t think it’s much more than what he did the first time around.Filed (...) read news >>
- 9 months ago
- 729 views
UFC welterweight contender Johny Hendricks encountered a near-miss situation last month while filming a commercial promoting his UFC 167 title fight with champion Georges St-Pierre. read news >>
- a year ago
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The knee injury Anthony Pettis suffered was relatively minor, but it took him out of a title fight and sent him into a spiral of depression until he got his title fight with Benson Henderson. read news >>
Just minutes after his win over Alan Belcher at UFC 159, Michael Bisping revealed that he will soon go under the knife to repair a neck condition. read news >>