Thiago Tavares defeated Robbie Peralta in dominant fashion at UFC Fight Night 47 in Bangor, Maine, with a first-round submission victory. His quick win is about to become even more impressive since the Brazilian underwent a surgery two months before the bout.
Tavares, who was forced out of UFC bouts with Zubaira Tukhugov and Tom Niinimaki due to multiple injuries earlier this year, underwent a right knee surgery on June 16 due to a torn meniscus. He decided to hide the injury and the surgery fro read news >>
Post-knee surgery, UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones took the leap to WWE on Sunday alongside Brock Lesnar, Mike Tyson, Hulk Hogan, and others. read news >>
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Let the healing begin. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight Champion, Jon Jones, took to his Instagram account to announce that he underwent successful surgery yesterday (Thurs., Aug. 14, 2014) to repair a bum knee.
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"Bones" had to go under the knife after a sparring session with "The Reem" down at Jackson-Winkeljon Mixed Martial Arts resulted in a torn meniscus.
No, it wasn't intentional, it was accident, according to head trainer, Greg Jackson.
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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 >>
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones underwent successful knee surgery in Los Angeles on Thursday.
According to a member of his management team, Jones is already out of the hospital, walking with crutches while his injured leg is in a brace.
Jones tore the meniscus in his left knee on Monday while training with new teammate Alistair Overeem in New Mexico. In addition to the knee injury, he suffered a high ankle sprain in two different places, which his management team says is more serious th read news >>
Jon Jones went under the knife for the first time in his career on Thursday, and from all indications, it was a success.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
Unlike Alexander Gustafsson and Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier says he will not undergo surgery to correct his knee issues and will instead let it heal through rehab. But will that gamble come back and bite Daniel, as well as UFC, in the end? read news >>
UFC welterweight competitor Hector Lombard revealed on UFC Tonight that he will not require surgery for a cervical herniated disc and that he is interested in a match-up against the winner between Rory MacDonald and Tarec Saffiedine. Since the welterweight division's two top competitors are scheduled to meet sometime in 2015, the remainder of the 170lb. division is left to sift through themselves in the hopes of stumbling into a coveted spot awaiting a title shot.
Hector Lombard is one of those read news >>
Jon Jones released a statement via Facebook on Wednesday to address his recent injury that forced him out of a main event bout with Daniel Cormier at UFC 178. read news >>
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has suffered a fairly serious knee injury that has pushed his grudge match with Daniel Cormier back from UFC 178 to UFC 182 and he feels for his fans in the situation. "Bones" posted on Facebook earlier this afternoon, apologizing to those who were looking forward to his September 27 showdown with Cormier, indicating that he will be undergoing surgery tomorrow to get healthy as soon as possible. The champ suffered a torn left meniscus and a sprained ankle read news >>