Posts Tagged ‘injury’

Broken Hand Sidelines Rockhold

While Luke Rockhold did indeed do some damage to Keith Jardine during last week’s Strikeforce event (Rockhold vs. Jardine), he also did some damage to himself, physically. Although he TKO’d Jardine at 4:26 of the first round, he also broke his hand in doing so. To illustrate the severity of the injury, he posted the […]

Johnson Replaces Wilks At UFC Fight Night 24

Amir Sadollah finally has an opponent to face at UFC Fight Night 24 as DaMarques Johnson is penciled in for the event; Johnson is the third opponent for Sadollah as the previous two, James Wilks and Duane Ludwig, bowed out. UFC Fight Night 24 is scheduled to take place on March 26 from KeyArena in […]

Thiago Removed From UFC On Versus 3 Event

As does happen from time to time, an MMA fighter bows out of a signed bout due to injury. The injury bug hit again as Paulo Thiago was removed from the UFC on Versus 3 fight card due to an undisclosed injury. With this sudden turn of events, his opponent, Johny Hendricks, is going to […]

Natal To Replace Falcao At UFC On Versus 3

As can happen at a MMA event, a fighter that was originally slated to participate on the fight card has to be replaced, due to injury or other reasons. That is certainly the case at UFC on Versus 3 as Maiquel Falcao, originally selected to take on Alessio Sakara, had to bow out due to an […]

Walker Injured, Taken Off Strikeforce Fight Card

Herschel Walker, who was looking forward to his bout with Scott Carson at Strikeforce: Henderson vs. Babalu II, will have to sit out the event due to a deep cut under his left eye that was incurred during training at American Kickboxing Academy in San Jose, CA. It is not known if Carson will remain on […]

Silva Out Of UFC 117

  Because of injury, UFC 117 will be without one of its fighters as MMAWeekly.com is reporting that Thiago Silva has been forced to drop out of his scheduled bout with Tim Boetsch, due to injury. The nature of the injury is unknown as of this posting. What also is uncertain is the status of […]

Tavares Pulled From UFC On Versus 2 Fight Card

Because Willamy Freire suffered an injury whcih forced him off of the UFC on Versus 2 event, Thiago Tavares will be without an opponent for the August 1 affair. A source close to Tavares has confirmed that a replacement opponent could not be found; therefore, Tavares has been pulled off the fight card and will […]

Broken Arm Shelves Rivera, Out Of UFC 118

One less fighter is on the UFC 118 fight card as Jorge Rivera pulled out of his bout with Alessio Sakara due to a broken arm suffered during training. According to Rivera on his Facebook acount: “Due to the fact that I have broken my arm & will not be healed in time, I regret […]

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