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Jon Jones dealing with potential nerve damage to right arm

While UFC Light Heavyweight champion Jon Jones emerged victorious with a submission over a game Vitor Belfort last night, it appears that he suffered damage that no other fighter had been able to affict upon him up to this point. Spening the aftermath of his title fight in a Toronto hospital due to a vicious first-round armbar that Jones said he felt pop, the reigning 205 lb. king could be on the shelf for some time. Sustaininn possible nerve damage to his right arm, Jones was noticeably favoring the limb

Bisping kicks fan out of sparring session, trashes Joseph Benavidez

In preparation for his fight against Brian Stann at UFC 152, Michael Bisping held an open sparring session with his boxing cox yesterday. It appeared that a random fan had become unruly, angering Bisping's coach and prompting the Middleweight contender to toss the man out of the event. From there on, he met with Ariel Helwani to talk a multiude of trash on a multitude of topics courtesy of MMAFighting.com. Bisping obviously spoke out against Joseph Benavidez, saying he thought he ws just a young

Chris Leben returns to the Octagon at UFC 155

Suspended since last November, UFC veteran and fan-favorite Chris “The Crippler” Leben's timetable for a return to the Octagon has been unknown until now. Leben has apparently finished the rehab program furnished for him by the UFC after failing a drug test for painkillers, and will make his return at UFC 155 to face Czech fighter Karlos Vemola. The fight will round out the six-bout main card, which will take place December 29th from Las Vegas, Nevada. For Leben, the news is a refreshing

Chris Weidman to Return Against Tim Boetsch at UFC 155 in December

(Stare at the space directly between them, and slowly move toward your screen. If you do it correctly, you will eventually see the face...

Unforgettable: Bas Rutten Discusses His Greatest Opponents

(Photo via FUEL TV) A near-mythological figure in the world of combat sports, Bas Rutten‘s achievements include three King of Pancrase titles, a UFC heavyweight championship, broadcasting...

Jon Jones Believes UFC 151 Withdrawal Was a ‘Really Smart Personal Career Decision’

(Great, so now he’s swagger-jacking Isaac the Bartender?) If you can put down your haterade and suspend your disdain for just a bit today, we suggest...

Mark Munoz potentially out for a year with foot injury

UFC Middleweight Mark Munoz debuted some disappointing news today as he revealed he may be out for up to an entire calendar year. Injuring his foot significantly in training for his loss to Chris Weidman in July, Munoz is unsure if his foot was broken, and how badly. Munoz commented on his injury today via FightHubTV.com: “I hurt my foot training for the Weidman fight; I was training with Jason (Miller) inside the cage and my foot got caught. I am not sure if it is broken. I will be getting an

Vitor Belfort has three words for Jon Jones: I am ready

Vitor Belfort will challenge Jon Jones for the Light Heavyweight championship in the UFC 152 main event on September 22 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto. Beltor was supposed to face Alan Belcher at Middleweight at UFC 153 in Brazil, this October, but when a fighter has a chance of reclaiming a former title he has to take it.This chance came up due to the cancellation of UFC 151 in Las Vegas when Dan Henderson withdrew due to injury and reigning champion Jon Jones declined a replacement in the form of

Junior dos Santos: Overeem deserves a beating, and I’m going to arrange that

It appears that the trash talk of Alistair Overeem is still under Junior dos Santos' skin. Speaking in an interview with Tatame.com, dos Santos had a few strong words about the former top contender to his title who was found to have elevated levels of Testosterone last April prior to UFC 146. Feeling that Overeem has been ramping up his smack talk in order to campaign for another title shot, Cigano replied: “I knew Velasquez was the contender, but if UFC wanted me to fight Overeem I’d gladly

Then and Now: What has changed in MMA since 2005?

A long term dynamic develops in every sport that sticks around for a while. A section of the fan base will inevitably compare the play of today to their heroes from yesteryear.  Whether it is the baseball fan that longs for the day where they didn’t have to worry about someone using performance enhancing drugs after every home run, or the football fan that yearns for the era of hard hitting and less complaining in the NFL. One thing is a common factor; this group wishes things would go back to