Injury Archive

Ryan Couture out of Juan Zapata fight due to staph infection

NEW YORK (Nov. 1, 2010) – Unbeaten Ryan Couture (1-0) has been forced to withdraw from the STRIKEFORCE Challengers event Friday, Nov. 19, at Jackson Convention Complex in Jackson, Miss., due to a staph infection, STRIKEFORCE announced today. The son of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) legend, Randy Couture, is expected be sidelined for three to [&hellip

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Marquardt likely one win away from title shot with Belfort out of UFC 122

With Vitor Belfort being injured again and now out of UFC 122, Yushin Okami’s new opponent is Nate Marquardt. “The Great” was recently seen pummeling Rousimar Palhares en route to a first-round TKO victory at UFC Fight Night 22. After the win, Marquardt expressed his desire to get another fight before too long and now [&hellip

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UFC 118: “Edgar vs. Penn 2” medical suspensions as issued by Massachusetts State Athletic Commission

The Massachusetts State Athletic Commission has suspended a handful of fighters following UFC 118. No majory injuries have been reported and most suspensions are for precautionary reasons. – Nick Osipczak is suspended 30 days (21 days no contact) for precautionary reasons Greg Soto is suspended 45 days (30 days no contact) for precautionary reasons Amilcar [&hellip

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Urijah Faber out of WEC 50 bout with Takeya Mizugaki due to knee injury

The WEC 50 fight card took a massive hit with Urijah Faber announcing via his Twitter account that a knee injury has forced him out of his scheduled match. Former WEC featherweight champ Faber was set to make his bantamweight debut against Takeya Mizugaki in Vegas next month but that will now have to wait [&hellip

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UFC 116: “Lesnar vs. Carwin” medical suspensions issued to 11 fighters by NSAC

As one would expect from an event that had two “Fight of the Night” bouts, there have been some medical suspensions handed out to some of the fighters from this past Saturday’s UFC 116 event. If cleared by a doctor prior to the end of suspension period, a fighter may resume training and fight in [&hellip

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Bellator Fighting Championships 20 fight results – Baker and Shlemenko victorious, Hess injured

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (May 27, 2010) – Emerging superstar Bryan “The Beast” Baker and Russian striker Alexander “Storm” Shlemenko both scored semifinal-round victories while heavyweight Eddie Sanchez pulled off a stunning comeback win to gain entry into Bellator’s upcoming Season 3 Heavyweight Tournament during a stirring night of fights at Bellator 20 in San Antonio. [&hellip

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Anthony Johnson’s knee rehab could mean move to middleweight

UFC welterweight Anthony “Rumble” Johnson could be headed to the middleweight division if preliminary plans to move up come to fruition. Johnson’s manager Ken Pavia of MMA Agents told MMAjunkie.com that a persistent knee issue stemming from surgery has made it difficult to stay near the welterweight range. Johnson had gained some steam with a [&hellip

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UFC 113: “Machida vs. Shogun 2” medical suspensions

As with nearly all UFC events, the overseeing athletic commission has dealt medical suspensions to the majority of fighters who competed in the most recent show. Of note, Patrick Cote broke his hand and Jason Macdonald will require leg surgery to repair two break and a dislocated ankle. The full list of suspensions is: Seven [&hellip

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