Patricky Pitbull avoids surgery for injuries sustained at RIZIN 20, eyes May return to Bellator

Patricky Pitbull battled through injuries to face Tofiq Musayev in the tournament final in Japan. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Patricky Freire’s trip to Japan was a costly one as the Bellator lightweight suffered multiple injuries during his tournament bouts with Luiz Gustavo and Tofiq Musayev on Dec. 31. The good news, however, is that […]

Patricky Pitbull avoids surgery for injuries sustained at RIZIN 20, expects mid-2020 return to Bellator

Patricky Pitbull battled through injuries to face Tofiq Musayev in the tournament final in Japan. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Patricky Freire’s trip to Japan was a costly one as the Bellator lightweight suffered multiple injuries during his tournament bouts with Luiz Gustavo and Tofiq Musayev on Dec. 31. The good news, however, is that […]

Patricky Pitbull suffered multiple injuries during RIZIN GP finals, could need surgery

Patricky Pitbull injured his right hand during his quick KO win over Luiz Gustavo at RIZIN 20. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Patricky Freire might have to go under the knife after a busy night of fights in Saitama, Japan, for the RIZIN lightweight grand prix finals. The Bellator lightweight made short work of fellow […]

‘Korean Superboy’ Doo Ho Choi undergoes surgery for broken arm suffered at UFC Busan

Doo Ho Choi | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting “Korean Superboy” Doo Ho Choi will need some time to recover after undergoing surgery to repair a broken forearm suffered in his most recent fight at UFC Busan. The South Korean fighter earned a “Fight of the Night” bonus for his performance, but unfortunately he dropped his […]

Doo Ho Choi Undergoes Surgery for Broken Forearm Suffered at UFC Busan

Doo Ho Choi recently underwent surgery to repair a broken forearm suffered in a loss to Charles Jourdain at UFC Fight Night 165 in Busan, South Korea. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Chan Sung Jung to Undergo Eye Surgery Following UFC Busan Victory

It won’t cause a prolonged absence, but Chan Sung Jung will undergo eye surgery after his first-round stoppage of Frankie Edgar in the UFC Fight Night 165 headliner. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Brian Ortega Won’t Require Surgery for Knee Injury That Forced UFC Busan Exit

Brian Ortega did everything in his power to remain on Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 165 card in Busan, South Korea, but it simply wasn’t meant to be. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Overeem Undergoes Plastic Surgery for Lip Injury, Calls UFC D.C. Stoppage ‘A Little Bit Fast’

Not only was Alistair Overeem brutally knocked out in the waning seconds of the UFC on ESPN 7 main event, but he suffered a gruesome lip injury in the process. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Alistair Overeem Undergoes Plastic Surgery for Lip Injury, Calls UFC D.C. Stoppage ‘A Little Bit Fast’

Not only was Alistair Overeem brutally knocked out in the waning seconds of the UFC on ESPN 7 main event, but he suffered a gruesome lip injury in the process. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Jared Gordon needs surgery for broken orbital bone suffered in Charles Oliveira loss at UFC Sao Paulo

Jared Gordon didn’t leave UFC on ESPN+ 22 unscathed. The lightweight fighter suffered a broken left orbital bone in his knockout loss to Charles Oliveira a week ago in Sao Paulo. Gordon (15-4 MMA, 3-3 UFC) announced the news of his injury on his social media. Gordon will have to undergo surgery Monday. It will be […]

Jared Gordon suffers broken orbital bone in UFC Sao Paulo loss to Charles Oliveira, might need surgery

Jared Gordon might have to go under the knife after losing via first-round knockout to Charles Oliveira at UFC Sao Paulo on Nov. 16. “Flash” Gordon announced on his social media Friday that exams showed a fracture on his left orbital bone following his recent 155-pound bout in Brazil. The 31-year-old fighter, who had experienced […]

MMA injury report: Stephen Thompson avoids surgery; Henry Cejudo on schedule

It’s no secret that MMA is a grueling sport. Injuries occur everywhere from the training room to the cage, and sometimes even beyond that. Injuries can cause the best set plans to fall by the wayside, derail careers or worse. Still, though, the overwhelming majority of fighters overcome their physical setbacks and eventually find their […]

Team Alpha Male featherweight Vince Murdock undergoes apparent successful brain surgery

UFC featherweight Vince Murdock underwent brain surgery Wednesday in California Murdock (12-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC), a 28-year-old Team Alpha Male fighter, went under the knife in an attempt to fix a moyamoya, a rare condition that results in the narrowing of the artery to the brain, which can result in strokes. Early Thursday, Murdock’s wife […]

Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson won’t need surgery on broken hands from UFC 244

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson will have to wait another month or two before hitting anything. But he got some welcome news this week after suffering two broken hands in his win over Vicente Luque at UFC 244. In a text message to MMA Fighting on Thursday, Thompson wrote he’ll need approximately six […]

Juan Espino scheduled for second hand surgery on Wednesday, out for rest of 2019

Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Juan Espino’s return will have to wait a little longer. The winner of season 28 of The Ultimate Fighter is scheduled to undergo a second hand surgery on Wednesday that will put him out of competition for the rest of 2019. Espino announced the news on […]

UFC’s Bryan Barberena to have spinal surgery, take time off from fighting

UFC welterweight Bryan Barberena will be on the shelf as he tries to clear up a nagging back issue. On UFC commentator Brendan Fitzgerald’s “Fitz & A Fighter” podcast, Barberena (14-7 MMA, 5-5 UFC) went into detail about the procedure and why he’s getting it done. “I’m actually going to take some time away from […]

Ex-UFC champ Cody Garbrandt schedules surgery, sidelined until early 2020

Cody Garbrandt is dealing with more injury woes, which will put him under the knife. Garbrandt (11-3 MMA, 6-3 UFC), the former UFC bantamweight champion, suffered a torn tendon that will keep him out of action for the rest of the year. “No Love” sustained the injury in a training session last week, and his […]

Mike Perry Undergoes Successful Surgery to Repair Disfigured Nose Following UFC Uruguay

Mike Perry underwent a successful surgery to repair a broken nose suffered in a loss to Vicente Luque at UFC Uruguay, according to multiple reports. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Thiago Santos Claims Successful Surgery: ‘Everything is Fixed’

After a four-hour surgery on both of his knees, Thiago Santos shares good news as he is heading towards a full recovery. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Thiago Santos to undergo surgery on both knees

Thiago Santos never stopped kicking Jon Jones despite the injury at UFC 239. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Thiago Santos will need surgery on both knees after all. The Brazilian light heavyweight, who went the distance with UFC champion Jon Jones earlier this month at UFC 239, told PVT on Tuesday night that he will […]

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