UFC 237 medical suspensions: Anderson Silva, Rose Namajunas potentially out 180 days

Anderson Silva and Rose Namajunas received long medical suspensions after UFC 237. The Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) announced on Sunday that both “The Spider” and “Thug Rose”, who were defeated by Jared Cannonier and Jessica Andrade on Saturday night in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, were given 180-day medical suspensions. Laureano Staropoli and Bethe Correia […]

UFC Fort Lauderdale Medical Suspensions: Hermansson, ‘Jacare’ Get 30 Days Apiece

Both Jack Hermansson and Ronaldo Souza received 30-day medical suspensions following their five-round headlining bout at UFC Fight Night 150 this past Saturday. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC Fort Lauderdale medical suspensions: Jack Hermansson, ‘Jacare’ Souza out 30 days

Middleweight headliners Jack Hermansson and Ronaldo Souza led a field of 17 fighters to be issued medical suspensions in the aftermath of UFC Fort Lauderdale. The Florida State Boxing Commission released the event’s finalized medical suspension report to MMA Fighting on Tuesday. Hermansson defeated Souza via unanimous decision this past Saturday in UFC Fort Lauderdale’s […]

UFC Nashville Medical Suspensions: Anthony Pettis, Curtis Blaydes Facing 180 Days

Anthony Pettis and Curtis Blaydes were clear-cut winners at UFC Nashville, but both could be looking at a lengthy time on the sidelines following their bouts. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC 235 Medical Suspensions: Jon Jones Among 10 Fighters Facing 180 Days

Jon Jones was dominant in his light heavyweight title defense against Anthony Smith at UFC 235, but he didn’t emerge from the event unscathed. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Georges St-Pierre coach Firas Zahabi laments return to MMA’s ‘Tito Ortiz days’

MONTREAL – For famed MMA coach Firas Zahabi, Georges St-Pierre not only is the greatest of all time, but a symbol of civility in a hostile sport. Zahabi said the UFC hasn’t been the same since St-Pierre (26-2 MMA, 20-2 UFC) stepped away from the sport after ruling the welterweight division for years. Related His […]

UFC Brooklyn Medical Suspensions: Alexander Hernandez Gets 60 Days After TKO Defeat

Alexander Hernandez was one of three fighters from UFC Fight Night Brooklyn to receive a 60-day medical suspension. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Dwight Grant to Compete at UFC on ESPN+ 1 in Brooklyn on 6 Days’ Notice

Dwight Grant will replace Randy Brown and face Chance Rencountre at UFC Fight Night 143 in Brooklyn, N.Y., this coming Saturday. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Luke Rockhold says middleweight days over, wants March return at light heavyweight

Gallery Luke Rockhold def. Chris Weidman at UFC 194: Best photos view 27 images Luke Rockhold has been sidelined most of 2018, but is hopeful for a return in the first quarter of 2019 – and in a new division. Rockhold (16-4 MMA, 6-3 UFC), a former UFC middleweight champion, said his days at 185 pounds […]

Bellator Hawaii medical suspensions: Frank Mir out 30 days after submission to strikes loss

Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir headlined a list of four fighters to be issued medical suspensions in the aftermath of Bellator’s Hawaiian double-header weekend. The Hawaii Boxing Commission released the event’s finalized medical suspension report to MMA Fighting on Monday. Mir suffered a second-round defeat to Javy Ayala via submission due to strikes in […]

UFC Argentina Medical Suspensions: Neil Magny, Khalil Rountree Get 60 Days After KO Defeats

Both Neil Magny and Khalil Rountree received 60-day suspensions following brutal knockout defeats at UFC Fight Night 140 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Saturday night. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC 230 Medical Suspensions: Chris Weidman Gets 90 Days After Knockout Loss

Chris Weidman will be sidelined 90 days following his third-round knockout loss to Ronaldo Souza in the UFC 230 co-main event. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Israel Adesanya reveals injury suffered ahead of Brunson win: ‘I was two days away from pulling out’

On a card filled with highlight-reel performances, no one’s stock rose higher than Israel Adesanya at UFC 230. The multiple-time kickboxing champion put on a master class in striking as he battered Derek Brunson with barrage of blows en route to a violent first-round TKO victory inside Madison Square Garden in New York City. It […]

Girlfriend of UFC fighter Raulian Paiva dies six days after being struck by a car in Brazil

Tieli Alves, girlfriend of UFC lightweight Raulian Paiva, died six days after the couple was struck by a car in Santana, Brazil, on Oct. 21. Alves remained in coma for days after a car hit both for behind while riding a motorcycle after leaving a party last Sunday morning, but was declared brain dead late […]

Bellator 208 medical suspensions: Chael Sonnen out 30 days

Heavyweight grand prix semifinalist Chael Sonnen highlighted a list of eight fighters to receive extended medical suspensions in the aftermath of Bellator 208. The New York State Athletic Commission released the event’s medical suspension report on Tuesday to MMA Fighting. Sonnen suffered a first-round TKO loss to Russian legend Fedor Emelianenko in the main event […]

Soukhamthath back to “hungry Andre” from pre-UFC days

Andre Soukhamthath walks onto the stage during a UFC 222 weigh-in on March 2, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)” align=”center” />Andre Soukhamthath wasn’t too concerned with being the “bad guy” and facing Canada’s Gavin Tucker in Moncton a week from Saturday. “I really didn’t look at […]

Lukasz Parobiec Steps Up On Two Days’ Notice To Face Wagner Prado At KSW 45

There has been a last-minute change to the KSW 45 card this Saturday, as heavyweight contender Wagner Prado will now face Poland’s Lukasz Parobiec, who steps up for Max Nunes. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Taking UFC Sao Paulo main event slot on six days’ notice ‘not a big deal’ for Eryk Anders

Eryk Anders isn’t playing around when he talks about being prepared for a main event opportunity at the drop of a hat. If there was any doubt that the former Alabama Crimson Tide linebacker maintains his fitness year-round, it was dispelled by the announcement that Anders had accepted a fight on six days’ notice with […]

Report: Eryk Anders To Replace Jimi Manuwa on Six Days’ Notice At UFC Sao Paulo

The oft-changed headliner of UFC Fight Night 137 just got changed one more time, less than a week out from the event. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Tyron Woodley Releases ‘I’ll Beat Yo Ass’ Single Days After UFC 228 Victory

Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight king Tyron Woodley reminded fight fans of his greatness after pulverizing Darren Till at UFC 228 last Saturday night in Dallas. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

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