Rachael Ostovich officially out of VanZant fight due to injuries from attack

We reported earlier this week that UFC flyweight Rachael Ostovich had been attacked and hospitalized in a domestic violence incident in Hawaii. We speculated that her January clash with Paige VanZant on the historic UFC debut for the ESPN+ streaming service would be called off and unfortunately we were right. Ostovich has a lot of … Read more

Rockhold discusses being devastated by leg injury

Luke Rockhold was supposed to face fellow former middleweight champion Chris Weidman for a second time in what was clearly a title eliminator at UFC 230. He was confident coming in to the fight because he defeated Chris soundly in their first bout but then the worst happened. Rockhold was removed from the fight for … Read more

Cormier has hand injury but will still fight Lewis at UFC 230

UFC’s heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is set to clash with Derrick Lewis in the main event of UFC 230. On November 3rd the heavy hitters will climb in to The Octagon to fight over Cormier’s heavyweight belt. Initially the intended opponent for DC was Brock Lesnar but it fell apart for some reason, or the … Read more

Romero gives update on injury status and potential return

Yoel Romero appeared on Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show and he was asked about when he may potentially return to the UFC. Romero lost to UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker at UFC 225 in a hard hitting back and forth bout. He suffered a few injuries including a broken orbital which must heal before he returns. … Read more

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