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

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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The injury bug has bitten Jose Aldo once again. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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After a triumphant return to the Octagon in April after two years on the sidelines, the injury bug has once again bit welterweight Thiago Alves, who has been forced out of his August 23 bout... read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The injury bug strikes again. Thiago Alves, who was kept out of the Octagon for a couple years due to multiple injuries and surgeries, was forced out of the UFC Fight Night 49 bout with Jordan Mein, the promotion announced Wednesday. Instead of "Pitbull," Mein will be facing welterweight prospect Brandon Thatch at the Fight Night card in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Aug. 23. Thatch (11-1) returns to action following back-to-back dominant victories over Paulo Thiago and Justin Edwards in his first UFC app read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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The injury bug strikes again. Former UFC champion Junior dos Santos is out of a heavyweight clash with Stipe Miocic at the main event of TUF: Brazil 3 Finale card on May 31 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, with a hand injury. Sources close to the situation confirmed the news to MMAFighting.com, following an initial report from Combate. Grace Tourinho, the UFC’s CEO in Brazil, told Combate that the promotion is looking for a new main event or a replacement to dos Santos. TUF: Brazil 3 Finale was initially e read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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The injury bug strikes again, and Caio Magalhaes has a new opponent for UFC on FOX 11. Originally scheduled to meet Josh Samman, who is out with an injury, Magalhaes now faces UFC newcomer Luke Zachrich in Orlando, Fla., on April 19. Sources close to the situation confirmed the change to MMAFighting.com. Magalhaes (7-1) returns to the Octagon following a unanimous decision victory over Nick Ring at UFC Fight Night 33 in Australia. Prior to that win, the former Shooto middleweight champion locked read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Our good friend the injury bug is back in full swing. Fortunately the UFC has a solid solution. It's a rare day when an injury makes a fight just as good or better than it would have been otherwise. But, I'd argue that this is definitely an exception to the rule. MMAJunkie.com reported on Friday that Tarec Saffiedine has pulled out of his UFC 172 bout against Jake Ellenberger due to injury. The nature of the injury has not been disclosed and a possible time table for his return is still up in th read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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The injury bug in mixed martial arts doesn't just affect the UFC. Bellator MMA announced Saturday that former UFC lightweight turned Bellator lightweight Terry Etim has been forced to withdraw from the season 10 lightweight tournament. Replacing Etim will be Tim Welch, a contestant on the first and only season Spike TV's 'Fight Master'. The lightweight tournament is set to kick off Friday, March 21st at the Kansas Star Arena in Mulvane, Kansas. The event is Bellator 113 and also features a light read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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Is the injury bug buzzing back into town? After a year mostly free of big changes to big cards, Saturday’s UFC on FOX 9 reminds us that this sport of MMA takes its toll on participants, which in turn leaves the promotion (and fans) to make do.Filed under: Featured, (...) read news >>

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