Injury Archive

Phil Hawes Replaces Shamil Gamzatov Against Louis Taylor at WSOF 32: Moraes Vs. Hill 2

World Series of Fighting (WSOF.com) announced today that undefeated, top prospect Phil Hawes (4-0) will make a quick turnaround and step back in the decagon cage just six weeks after his promotional debut, and will square off with Louis “Put The Guns Down” Taylor (12-3) in a middleweight (185 pounds) contest at WSOF32, live on [&hellip

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Eduardo Dantas Pulls Out of Bellator Title Fight Due to Rib Injury

A rib injury sustained by Eduardo Dantas (17-4) during training camp has forced him to withdraw from his “Bellator 144” main event matchup against Marcos Galvao (17-6-1) at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.

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WSOF Strips Rousimar Palhares of Belt, Places Fighter on Indefinite Suspension

World Series of Fighting (WSOF.com) has stripped Rousimar “Toquinho” Palhares of the franchise’s world welterweight title and placed him on immediate, indefinite suspension until all issues are resolved, following Palhares’ “WSOF 22” main event title defense against Jake Shields on Saturday, August 1.

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Carla Esparza Out 6-8 Months Following Shoulder Surgery

UFC strawweight fighter Carla Esparza lost not only the division’s title but now 6-8 months of her career, after having been utterly dominated by reigning champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk in her last Octagon outing.

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Justin Scoggins Faces Will Campuzano at UFC 171 with Darell Montague Injured

With Darell Montague injured and out of his UFC 171 flyweight fight with Will Campuzano, undefeated Justin Scoggins is stepping in as a replacement

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Injured Leonard Garcia Out of UFC 144 Match with Tiequan Zhang

The “Badboy” will have to sit on the sidelines a bit longer and wait for his next chance to step into the Octagon, as his scheduled opponent Tiequan Zhang will now face Issei Tamura at UFC 144 in Japan. The nature of Garcia’s injury has not been disclosed. While not many Stateside fight fans will [&hellip

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UFC 130 main event scratched due to Edgar, Maynard injuries

Lightweight champ Frankie Edgar and number-one contender Gray Maynard will again have to play the waiting game before squaring off in the Octagon to settle their unresolved trilogy. Both men have met twice before in the UFC, with Edgar having lost the first, and the second resulting in a thrilling yet unsatisfying draw. A third [&hellip

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Mike Kyle steps in for injured Valentijn Overeem, faces Antonio Silva this weekend

Streaking STRIKEFORCE star Mike “Mak” Kyle (18-7) will replace the injured Valentijn Overeem and take on former heavyweight world champion Antonio “Big Foot” Silva (14-2) of Coconut Creek, Fla., by way of Brazil, in one of the featured televised fights on STRIKEFORCE: Henderson vs. Babalu this Saturday, Dec. 4, at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, [&hellip

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