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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight contender Leslie Smith may be the first mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter, at least under the ZUFFA banner, to lose a bout by way of exploding ear. That's not an exaggeration, either, as you can see the gruesome video replay right here. And while "The Peacemaker" has no problem trading her ear for a win -- and a sweet spot in the 135-pound title chase -- the cageside doctor wasn't going to have blood on his hands (literally) and ended her UFC 180 read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC Lightweight T.J. Grant revealed that his recovery from concussion is going slower than anticipated, and that he has no timetable set for his return. At one point in time, T.J. Grant was expected to be the latest Canadian to work his way towards a title shot in the UFC. Sixteen months later, he is no closer to earning that coveted shot at the 155-pound championship. Following his KO win over Gray Maynard in May 2013, Grant was slotted to meet then-champion Benson Henderson at UFC 164 but an i read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Matt Grice's recovery from a horrific auto accident has reached a significant milestone. The 33-year-old Grice returned to his old job with the Oklahoma City Police Department on Thursday, just over a year after his accident. Grice suffered a traumatic brain injury after his car was rear-ended at a red light by a distracted driver in Shawnee, Oklahoma. While it is likely Grice, who earned raves for his UFC 157 fight against Dennis Bermudez, which landed high on several 2013 Fight of the Year pol read news >>

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In this week’s Trading Shots, retired UFC/WEC fighter Danny Downes joins MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes to discuss Yoel Romero’s extra rest between rounds at UFC 178, and what should be done to resolve the controversy that followed.Filed under: (...) read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Yoel Romero’s victory at UFC 178 was not without controversy. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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After a prolonged recovery from a hand injury suffered in training, it looks like JDS may have his return fight. This has been a bad year for premiere UFC talent. Junior Dos Santos, Cain Velasquez, Anderson Silva, Johny Hendricks, and Anthony Pettis have all seen prolonged layoffs. Fortunately, if all goes according to plan that should mean a lot of big fights this winter and fall. Adding to the expected returns of Velasquez and Pettis at UFC 181, and the return of Silva in January of next year, read news >>

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Talk about a Pyrrhic victory. Ben Rothwell scored an upset win over Alistair Overeem at UFC Fight Night on Friday, but he hurt his arm in the process. The 32-year-old revealed the extent to which he initially believed his arm was damaged on Fox Sports Live after the win, via MMAFighting.com: Steve Marrocco of MMA Junkie provides an update on the severity of the injury: Before dropping the ex-Strikeforce champ in the UFC Fight Night 50 co-headliner, Rothwell suffered severe swelling and nerve dam read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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While there's not much positive to be drawn from T.J. Grant's concussion, it has gotten the attention of one of hockey's biggest stars. When it comes to missing time due to a concussion, few athletes are better equipped to give advice than Sidney Crosby. The NHL's two time leading scorer and two time MVP (among his many other awards) missed the better part of two seasons on the sidelines, while recovering from concussion related symptoms. He's returned to form lately, but that didn't stop him fr read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Daniel Cormier refuses to go under the knife before he faces light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, even though he has more time to fix a “jacked” right knee after their title fight’s postponement.Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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UFC fans who are counting down the days to see Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier will have to wait a little bit longer. The company announced on Tuesday that the light heavyweight champion suffered a leg injury. As a result, the title fight between Jones and Cormier has been moved from UFC 178 to UFC 182: According to Bleacher Report's Jeremy Botter, Jones has a sprained ankle and a torn meniscus: Cormier wondered whether the champion could've fought through the injuries, per MMAFighting.com's Ariel read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Josh Samman lends an update on his injuries, recovery and upcoming fight schedule as well as his opinion on the electricity between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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On this edition of Shameless MMA cutman Jacob Duran talks Jon Jones recovery time and wrapping Brock lesnar's hands. Also joining us is RFA: Resurrection Fighting Alliance's Mark Dickman. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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The recovery time, according to Gustafsson, is "just a few weeks." It has been a busy 24 hours for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight division. Not long after reigning 205-pound kingpin, Jon Jones, was rolling around on the floor with division number one contender, Daniel Cormier, Alexander Gustafsson -- who is expected to fight the winner of "Jones vs. Cormier" -- underwent successful knee surgery in Sweden. "Done, just woke up!" Gustafsson said on Instagram. "Never been read news >>

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