BREAKING: Seth Rollins out 6-9 months due to injury, new WWE Heavyweight Champion to be crowned at Survivor Series

WWE Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins has torn his right ACL, MCL and medial meniscus during a show in Dublin, Ireland and will not be able to defend his belt against Roman Reigns on Nov. 22 at Survivor Series 2015. Instead, a one-night tournament will be held at Surivor Series to determine a new champion. The news was … Read more

Jared Hess to undergo knee surgery next week, expects to return to Bellator cage in 4 to 6 months

Rebney calls middleweight semifinalist “The personification of the Bellator spirit” CHICAGO, Ill. (June 4, 2010) — Jared Hess, whose grit and determination following a gruesome knee injury at Bellator 20 last Thursday won him legions of new fans across the country, said today that he will undergo arthroscopic knee surgery next week and expects to … Read more

Vitor Belfort forced to pull out of UFC 112 title fight with Anderson Silva

“Vitor is out its true.” And with five simple words, one of the most anticipated fights of 2010 will not take place. UFC President Dana White tweeted those words today, confirming the UFC middleweight title fight between champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva (25-4) and Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort (19-8), which was scheduled as the main … Read more

Re-injured hand forces Alistair Overeem out of scheduled title defense against Fabricio Werdum on Aug. 15

NEW YORK (July 21, 2009)– STRIKEFORCE Heavyweight Champion Alistair “The Demolition Man” Overeem has re-injured a hand and will not be able to defend his title against Fabricio “Vai Cavalo” Werdum at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California on Saturday, August 15.

The other three STRIKEFORCE world championship fights remain intact: Gina Carano will collide with Cris Cyborg in the main event and the first STRIKEFORCE women’s 145-pound championship fight in history.

Nick Diaz and Joe “Diesel” Riggs will revisit their bitter rivalry in the first-ever STRIKEFORCE welterweight (170 pounds) championship matchup and Josh “The Punk” Thomson will risk his lightweight (155 pounds) belt against former champion Gilbert “El Nino” Melendez.

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Anthony Pettis injured, replaced by Bart Palaszewki at WEC 40 in Chicago

PRO MMA (promma.info) has learned from WEC officials that Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s Anthony Pettis (6-0, 0-0 WEC) has been injured and will be replaced by the much more experienced Bart Palaszewski (30-12, 1-1 WEC) at WEC 40 on April 5th.

Palaszewski will now face Pettis’s original opponent, Art of War champion, Anthony Njokuani (9-2, WEC 0-1) on the undercard of the Chicago event headlined by Miguel Torres (35-1, WEC 4-0)) vs. Takeya Mizugaki (11-2-2, WEC 0-0). Fans watching the Njokuani vs. Palaszewskifight should prepare themselves for what is likely to be a stand up war. Almost half of the wins of both fighter have come from knockouts.

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