Injury forces Rafael dos Anjos out of UFC 196 fight against Conor McGregor

Reports coming out of Brazil indicate a broken foot suffered in training has taken UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos out of his scheduled UFC 196 bout against Conor McGregor. The 155-championship fight was set as the main event of the March 5th card in Las Vegas. McGregor (19-2) was coming off a 13-second knockout of … Read more

CM Punk to undergo surgery, UFC debut now on hold

Thirty-seven-year-old former WWE superstar CM Punk (real name Phil Brooks) will have to undergo back surgery which means his UFC debut has been put on hold for now. Following an impressive 45-second submission of Mike Jackson at UFC Fight Night 82 last weekend, UFC newcomer Mickey Gall (2-0) had been named as Punk’s first opponent. … Read more

Mirko Cro Cop announces retirement after shoulder injury

A shoulder injury has taken Mirko Cro Cop (31-11-2, 1 NC) out of a scheduled bout against Anthony Hamilton at UFC Fight Night 79 in Seoul, Korea. And the 41-year-old Croatian legend subsequently announced his retirement. A statement posted on www.mirkofilipovic.com reads: Dear friends, unfortunately I had to cancel the fight in Seoul. In the beginning of … Read more

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

Video: There was a terrible injury on the CES MMA XXXI card

We’re covering the CES MMA XXXI card live tonight over here, but we had to make a special post just for this injury that happened when Pat McCrohan picked up Buck Pineau for a big slam only for Pineau to try to post his arm on the way down. What happens when 155-pounds or so meets an … Read more

January return likely for Khabib Nurmagomedov

So close but now so far away. The fans were ready for a showdown between Donald Cerrone and Khabib Nurmagomedov after “Cowboy” wrecked Jim Miller in Atlantic City. The fight was almost immediately signed and before the ink dried Nurmagomedov had injured his knee.  This is a fight that surprisingly everyone seemed to agree made sense. Cerrone … Read more

Between Rounds: Growing Fad

MMA isn’t new anymore, it’s mainstream. It has found it’s way into more and more countries and soaked into the American fabric so that fans of all ages are familiar with the sport. Fighters are using many of the tools that established sports use regularly (nutrition, strength and conditioning, cross training, advanced rehab). Still there … Read more