Kevin Lee tears other ACL while recovering from ACL surgery

“F—k 2020”. That about summed up one-time UFC interim lightweight title challenger Kevin Lee’s feelings after suffering his second ACL tear while recovering from his first one. Lee tore his left ACL earlier this year and was expected to be out of action for six months. That timeframe has now been considerably pushed back after […]

Darren Till expects to have surgery after injuring knee against Robert Whittaker

Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Darren Till left it all in the cage on Saturday night, and an early injury may keep him out of it for the foreseeable future. The middleweight contender went five rounds with former champion Robert Whittaker in the UFC on ESPN 14 main event, falling short on the cards with […]

Video: Anderson Silva cleared to train 10 weeks after knee surgery

Anderson Silva returned to activities 10 weeks after undergoing knee surgery. “The Spider” suffered a knee injury the last time he entered the octagon in May 2019, losing his middleweight fight to Jared Cannonier in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The former UFC champion only went under the knife a year later. Silva’s longtime manager Jorge […]

Tony Ferguson avoids orbital surgery after UFC 249 loss to Justin Gaethje

Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images Tony Ferguson recently received some good news: He won’t need to go under the knife. The former interim lightweight champ suffered a fractured orbital bone in a brutal loss to Justin Gaethje at UFC 249, but his injury will not require surgery, his rep Jennifer Goldstein at Ballengee Group […]

Anderson Silva undergoes knee surgery, vows to return for ‘two fights in the UFC’

Anderson Silva finally went under the knife almost a year after his last UFC appearance. The former UFC middleweight champion posted a video on social media announcing he had knee surgery, saying that “now my knee will be 100 percent.” Silva injured his right knee in the first round of his UFC 237 clash with […]

Anderson Silva plans to fight out UFC contract after successful knee surgery

Former UFC champ Anderson Silva is on his way to a clean bill of health and intends to fight at least twice more before retirement. Silva (34-10 MMA, 17-6 UFC), the former longtime middleweight titleholder, has not seen action since a TKO loss to Jared Cannonier at UFC 237 in May 2019. The fight ended […]

Kevin Lee undergoes successful knee surgery, vows to return stronger

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Kevin Lee is optimistic about his future after going under the knife. The one-time UFC interim lightweight title challenger announced on Saturday that a surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee was a success. He vowed to return to the octagon “10x” stronger than ever, he posted on […]

Kevin Lee Undergoes Successful Knee Surgery, Vows to Come Back ’10 Times’ Stronger

The surgery to repair a torn ACL in Kevin Lee’s left knee was apparently a success. View full post on Recent News on

Kevin Lee says ACL surgery a success, promises to return stronger

Kevin Lee will finally be forced into some time off after undergoing successful ACL surgery. Lee, who has fought 17 times in the six years since making his UFC debut, went under the knife Friday to repair damage to the ligament in his left knee. Surgery has been something Lee has avoided in the past, […]

UFC lightweight Kevin Lee reveals upcoming ACL surgery, expects to be out of action for six months

Kevin Lee is going under the knife to repair a torn ACL. Surgery for Lee’s knee is scheduled for Thursday, he revealed to ESPN on Tuesday. According to Lee (18-6 MMA, 11-6 UFC), he’s looking at a six-month recovery before he can step into the UFC cage again. “It used to mean being out a […]

Kevin Lee Expected to Miss 6 Months Due to ACL Surgery

UFC lightweight competitor Kevin Lee likely won’t be back in the Octagon until late 2020 at best. View full post on Recent News on

Paige VanZant plans to fight, have one more arm surgery, talk new contract – in that order

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Paige VanZant has been one fight from free agency for over one year. A nagging arm injury has been the thing preventing her from finishing her current contract. The veteran strawweight and flyweight contender first suffered a broken arm in her fight against Jessica-Rose Clark back in 2018. She finally returned […]

Jared Cannonier: Torn pec ‘maybe 60, 65 percent’ recovered since Feb. surgery

Jared Cannonier | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Jared Cannonier’s return to action is on schedule. In the thick of the middleweight title picture, Cannonier’s run hit a hurdle when he tore a pectoral muscle in February. Prior to that setback, he’d scored consecutive finishes over Jack Hermansson, Anderson Silva and David Branch. Like the rest […]

After knee surgery, Antonio Carlos Junior hopes Brad Tavares fight gets rebooked by end of year

The ongoing coronavirus outbreak isn’t affecting Antonio Carlos Junior as many other fighters, the Brazilian said. That’s because Carlos Junior is currently recovering from a knee surgery that forced him out of a scheduled UFC on ESPN+ 28 fight vs. Makhmud Muradov in Brasilia. “It actually doesn’t change much for me,” Carlos Junior told MMA […]

Brad Tavares optimistic about making swift return from ACL surgery

Brad Tavares has been forced out of action, but after undergoing reconstructive knee surgery, the teak-tough Hawaiian is targeting a return by the end of 2020. Tavares (17-6 MMA, 12-6 UFC) dropped back-to-back losses to future middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and rising contender Edmen Shahbazyan, and was all set to face Brazilian Antonio Carlos Junior […]

Karolina Kowalkiewicz gives update on eye injury, to undergo surgery Thursday

Karolina Kowalkiewicz | @karolinakowalkiewicz, Instagram Karolina Kowalkiewicz is staying optimistic when it comes to recovering from the damage she suffered in her latest loss. The one-time strawweight title challenger was handed her fourth consecutive defeat last weekend at UFC Auckland and to make matters worse, she broke a bone below her right eye during the […]

Chan Sung Jung to Undergo Eye Surgery, Targets Summer Octagon Return

Featherweight contender Chan Sung Jung will undergo eye surgery in hopes of a summer UFC return. View full post on Recent News on

‘The Korean Zombie’ Chan Sung Jung to undergo eye surgery, targeting summer return

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung will have to wait until at least the summer to book his next UFC fight after opting to undergo eye surgery in the United States. According to his manager Jason House when speaking to MMA Fighting on Monday, Jung will have the procedure to deal […]

Karolina Kowalkiewicz Had Double Vision at UFC Auckland, Has Surgery Planned for Injuries

It was clear that Karolina Kowalkiewicz was having trouble seeing for much of her bout against Xiaonan Yan at UFC Auckland on Saturday. View full post on Recent News on

Karolina Kowalkiewicz reveals injuries suffered at UFC Auckland, headed for surgery to repair damage

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC Karolina Kowalkiewicz will be headed for surgery in the aftermath of her loss at UFC Auckland. The former strawweight title contender lost a lopsided unanimous decision to Yan Xiaonan over three rounds as part of the main card from New Zealand. It was her fourth loss in a row overall. […]

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