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Cain Velasquez was planning on fighting Fabricio Werdum with a slightly torn meniscus in his right knee, but after spraining his MCL in the same knee late last week, he was forced to pull out of the fight. According to Javier Mendez, Velasquez's coach at the American Kickboxing Academy, Velasquez has been dealing with a torn meniscus for quite some time, however, he suffered the sprained MCL during a training session (sprawl drills) on Oct. 16 or 17 and that ended his dream of headlining a show read news >>

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He also explains why he decided to return to the UFC's middleweight division after testing out the waters at welterweight. Dan Miller will make his return to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Octagon when he faces Daniel Sarafian at the upcoming UFC Fight Night 58 event on FOX Sports 1, which takes place at Jose Correa Arena in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Dec. 20, 2014 (details). That's more than a year and a half since his last fight, a knockout loss to Jordan Mein back in 2012. It wi read news >>

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After getting cleared by his doctors following ACL surgery back in April, Georges St-Pierre returned to training at Tristar Gym in Montreal this week. Though the former welterweight champion doesn’t have an official timetable for a return to mixed martial arts, getting back in the gym is a good start. Tristar head coach Firas Zahabi tweeted on Monday that GSP resumed training and “looked awesome.” After narrowly defeating Johny Hendricks at UFC 167 in November of last year, St-Pierre mentioned t read news >>

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After Dominick Cruz beat the snot out of Takeya Mizugaki at UFC 178, mixed martial arts (MMA) fans patiently waited for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) to rubber stamp "The Dominator's" request to challenge TJ Dillashaw for the 135-pound title. Not just yet. Dillashaw was recently forced to go under the knife to repair chronic swelling in his elbow (bursitis) and will be sidelined for 1-2 months. The injury, as "The Viper" explained to MMA Fighting, came at the expense of Joe Soto back in A read news >>

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UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw is recovering after undergoing surgery to repair swelling in his left elbow. According to Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting,com, Dillashaw was dealing with a bout of bursitis and shouldn't need more than five weeks of recovery time: Dillashaw, who confirmed the news to MMAFighting.com, said he was suffering from bursitis, which, according to the National Library of Medicine, is the swelling and irritation of a bursa, a fluid-filled sac, that acts as a cushion read news >>

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UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw underwent successful surgery on his left elbow and will be out of action for 3-5 weeks. UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw underwent successful surgery on his left elbow to after suffering from Bursitis following his most recent title defence. Dillashaw, who confirmed the news with MMAFighting.com, revealed that the injury happened when he was elbowing Joe Soto in their last fight. "Swollen from elbowing [Joe] Soto," he wrote via text message. "Drai read news >>

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UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw underwent successful surgery on his left elbow Friday. Dillashaw, who confirmed the news to MMAFighting.com, said he was suffering from bursitis, which, according to the National Library of Medicine, is the swelling and irritation of a bursa, a fluid-filled sac, that acts as a cushion between a muscles, tendons, and joints. "Swollen from elbowing [Joe] Soto," he wrote via text message. "Drained it multiple times but just kept coming back." Dillashaw, who read news >>

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Rick Story’s unanimous decision victory over Gunnar Nelson was a costly one. Following his win over Nelson in the main event of UFC Fight Night 53 in Sweden, Story had to undergo surgery to remove a bone fragment from his ankle. "(MRI) went fine. I actually went in today and just had the bone fragment surgically removed," told MMAFighting.com’s Ariel Helwani on Friday. "I’m still a little drowsy from anesthesia." Story still has no timetable for his return to training yet. "I will know more with read news >>

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While he sits on the sidelines awaiting a UFC title shot, Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza underwent his second elbow surgery of the year on Tuesday. read news >>

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Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza's second elbow surgery of the year was a success. According to his manager Gilberto Faria, Souza underwent successful two-hour surgery on Tuesday, performed by Dr. Rickson de Moraes and Dr. Bruno Lobo Brandao (pictured) at Hospital São Lucas in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Souza was recently diagnosed with ulnar neuropathy, a numbness in his right elbow caused by the entrapment of the ulnar nerve, resulting in numbness and tingling into the fourth and fifth fingers. read news >>

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This year has been a breakout one for Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza. It will also see him undergo two elbow surgeries in the span of seven months. According to Souza's manager, Gilberto Faria, Souza was diagnosed with ulnar neuropathy, a numbness in his right elbow caused by the entrapment of the ulnar nerve, resulting in numbness and tingling into the fourth and fifth fingers. "He will need surgery to release the pressure on his ulnar nerve," Faria said. "We will schedule surgery for next week. We exp read news >>

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