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The injury bug has bitten UFC 184 once again, as Yancy Medeiros has withdrawn from his bout with Tony Ferguson due to a foot injury.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

  • a month ago
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The UFC injury bug has not stayed in 2014. It's still biting in unfortunate places. UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is injured and will have to pull out of his UFC 184 main event with Vitor Belfort, the UFC announced Friday. The co-main event between women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano will now serve as the headliner for the Feb. 28 card in Los Angeles. MMAjunkie.com was the first to report the news. The Weidman-Belfort bout will likely be postponed. The UFC will n read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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We may be less than a day into the new year, but we're already getting fights scrapped due to injury. First it was Tarrec Saffiedine, and the headliner for the UFC's Broomfield Fight Night went up in smoke. Now, the UFC has been left scrambling for a main card replacement for their January 18th Fight Night card in Boston. New year, same old song and dance. MMAJunkie reports that Costas Philippou has been forced out of his bout against Uriah Hall on the main card of UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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It didn't take long for the injury bug to surface in 2015. Costas Philippou injured his rib and is unable to compete against Uriah Hall at UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Siver on Jan. 18 in Boston, MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani has confirmed with Philippou's manager Lex McMahon. The story was originally reported by MMAjunkie. The fight was of particular intrigue, because it was a rematch of a bout Philippou won in the Ring of Combat organization in 2011. The New York-based fighters are two of the read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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We're not even 12 hours into the new year and the injury bug has already struck down a scheduled Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) main event. Former Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine has reportedly suffered a groin injury, and has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled main event against Matt Brown at UFC Fight Night 60. MMAjunkie first reported the injury earlier today and UFC officials are actively seeking a new opponent for the February 14, 2015 fight card inside the read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The UFC’s injury bug and global march is taking a toll on earnings, according to a major credit rating agency. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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If some previous UFC cards caught an injury bug, UFC 180 caught zombies. That's not how you want to be slouching into Mexico City, the proud cradle of so much combat sports tradition and the epicenter of many an MMA expansion dream. But here we are, with Cain Velasquez and Diego Sanchez and Erik Perez and Joe Lauzon watching from the sick ward as Chris Heatherly and Hector Urbina suit up for the pay-per-view. Never before was injury misfortune so surgically precise in its disemboweling of an eve read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The MMA injury bug can strike at any point, including after the weigh-ins. Top UFC flyweight contender Ian McCall was set to face off against Brazilian John Lineker in the co-main event spot on Saturday's UFC Fight Night 56 in Uberlandia, Brazil. Both McCall and Lineker had made the contracted weight limits on Friday. However, UFC President Dana White teased on Friday McCall might be out of the bout with an unspecified illness. The UFC confirmed and made that news official early Saturday morning read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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The UFC injury bug knows no bounds. An injury to Diego Sanchez has forced the cancellation of his bout in Mexico City. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Neil Magny is on track to tie Roger Huerta’s record for UFC wins in a calendar year. He goes for No. 5 at UFC 179 – and isn’t opposed to making it six if the promotion allows him.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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The last three UFC events have been chock full of interesting stories, but the triumphant returns of Dominick Cruz and Cat Zingano were by far the most inspirational. Cruz, who had three years of his athletic prime stolen by a variety of injuries, came back and mauled Top 10 staple Takeya Mizugaki with scary ease. Zingano, who had suffered through a personally and professionally trying 18 months, battled back from an early deficit opposite Amanda Nunes to score a third-round knockout victory. An read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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The injury bug continues to impair the mixed martial arts career of Chan Sung Jung. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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The injury bug has struck again, and now England's Ross Pearson faces Gray Maynard in Maine next week as part of UFC Fight Night. Abel Trujillo's year started off with fighting an injury replacement, then he had a fight canceled because his opponent was injured, and now he's the one who is injured and out of a scheduled match-up. Trujillo was set to face Ross Pearson next week at UFC Fight Night in Maine, but an undisclosed injury has scrapped those plans. UFC officials have since decided to ax read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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The injury bug rarely bites harder than this. Looks like Joe Riggs' UFC return is on hold after the fighter suffered an accidental gunshot wound on Monday night. According to the official UFC press release, Riggs was taken to the hospital after accidentally shooting himself in the hand and thigh while cleaning one of his firearms. He is reportedly currently undergoing treatment. Scheduled to return to the Octagon in Brasilia, Brazil on September 13 against Paulo Thiago, veteran Joe "Diesel" Rigg read news >>

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