He walked away with an unforgettable story, but The Expendables 3 director Patrick Hughes found out the hard way that nerves make UFC women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey awfully feisty.
During an interview with HitFix.com earlier this month, Hughes told the story of how Rousey, who played Luna in The Expendables 3, broke one of his ribs before filming a fight scene in the movie that hit theaters on Aug. 15. Ronda's first time ever on camera was the scene with Sly at a bar, and she's really s read news >>
Patrick Hughes, director of Expendables 3, say Ronda Rousey broke his rib on their first day of shooting.
Ronda Rousey may have only appeared in one film, thus far in her Hollywood career, but she's already making a name for herself on set. At least that's the tale Patrick Hughes, director of Expendables 3 is spinning to Yard Barker. Hughes went on the record to say that, in an ill advised attempt to calm Ronda's nerves pre-shoot, he offered to do a little sparring with the UFC's bantamweight ch read news >>
"The California Kid" talks about his rib injury, meaningless rankings and potential future foes which could include taking on Renan Barao and Dominick Cruz for a third time. More than a few eyebrows were raised when the No. 2 bantamweight in the world, Urijah Faber, was booked to take on Alex Caceres, who at the time was ranked No. 13, at UFC 175 on July 5, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
A couple more were raised when the fight was relegated to the preliminary headliner for the pay-per-view (PPV) ev read news >>
With a recent win over Alex Caceres at UFC 175, Urijah Faber appeared to set up a potential quick return to pay-per-view at UFC 177.Filed under: Featured Videos, MMA Rumors, News, Radio Highlight, UFC, Videos read news >>
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) -- acting as its own regulatory body overseas -- has released the UFC Fight Night 43 medical suspensions and corresponding injuries for those fighters competing at the "Te Huna vs. Marquardt" mixed martial arts (MMA) event last weekend (Sat., June 28, 2014) in Auckland, New Zealand.
And local hero Soa Palelei is leaving a little worse for the wear.
The heavyweight slugger joins Gian Villante, Mike Rhodes, and Charles Oliveira on the list read news >>
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In addition to forfeiting his World Series of Fighting featherweight title on Saturday, Georgi Karakhanyan also bared the brunt of the event's post-fight medical suspension report, as the former 145-pound champion will potentially be out three months due to the rib injury that led to his loss to Rick Glenn at WSOF 10, the Nevada Athletic Commission revealed on Monday.
Karakhanyan, who retired on the stool between the second and third round of WSOF 10's co-main event, now requires an x-ray on his read news >>
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Glover Teixeira reportedly injured his shoulder and rib against Jon Jones, but the overseeing commission at UFC 172 suspended him instead for taking excessive head shots and lacerations.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
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Alistair Overeem wants to fight and prove to everyone that he is not ducking anybody, but he's hesitant to commit to a fight until his ribs are healed. read news >>
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One FC on Sunday announced that welterweight title contender Adam Kayoom has suffered a broken rib in training and will be unable to compete at One FC: Warrior Spirit. read news >>
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It didn't take Soa Palelei long to realize the severity of an injury he thought he could fight through. read news >>
Joe Murphy suffered a rib injury and has been forced out of his World Series of Fighting 4 bout with John Robles. read news >>