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Figueiredo has successful surgery on broken orbital

The former UFC flyweight champion is on the mend after undergoing surgery recently.

Dear Roxy - ‘What are your thoughts on sparring?’

Roxanne Modafferi tackles your questions, Happy Warrior style, in her latest ‘Dear Roxy’ column for Bloody Elbow.

UFC 283 medical suspensions: Several fighters receive six-month terms

Jamahal Hill, Glover Teixeira and Deiveson Figueiredo are some of the fighters facing lengthy layoffs following UFC 283 on Saturday.

Busted up Teixeira suffers no serious injuries in UFC 283 loss

The former UFC light heavyweight champion has some cuts, but that’s about it.

Video: Gastelum has teeth sewn back in after suffering ‘mouth injury’

Hopefully Gastelum had a ton of novocaine during this process.

Rogan jumps on wave of vitriol against Florida doctor over fake tweet

One of the world’s most prominent media voices had to crop one of his shows after an extended conversation about an intensive care doctor’s "insane" pro-vaccine stance, which was completely fake.

‘I have to end my sports career’ - Damir Ismagulov retires

One of the UFC’s top ranked lightweights appears to be making a sudden exit from competition, following just the second loss of his MMA career.

Mokaev dislocates shoulder, still targeting UFC 286

Mokaev is undergoing surgery, but hopes to be ready to return for the March event.

CTE study: 41% of fighters TES positive; age, KOs, fights are risk factors

A recent study of 176 combat sports athletes looked into CTE risk factors

Photo: García suffers cut artery in UFC win, was bleeding for hours

So that’s why he was bleeding so much!

Darren Elkins discloses a slew of serious injuries sustained at UFC Orlando

Darren "The Damage" Elkins endured some pretty serious injuries in his decision loss to Jonathan Pearce at UFC Orlando.

UFC 282 fight cancellation - Salvardor vs. da Silva scrapped

A planned flyweight bout between Vinicius Salvador and Daniel da Silva has been scrapped after da Silva was pulled from the card.

Poirier undergoes surgery on badly infected foot

Speedy recovery and well wishes to ‘The Diamond’!

Graphic: Thompson gets stitched up, has broken hand

‘Wonderboy’ was in good spirits getting stitched up after UFC Orlando.

Reports of Dillashaw’s retirement as fighter removed from rankings

Former UFC bantamweight champion, TJ Dillashaw, has been removed from the UFC rankings due to an expected lengthy recovery from a shoulder injury suffered early in 2022.

UFC Orlando: Holland breaks three knuckles in loss

It sounds like the ‘Trailblazer’ is going to need time to recover from his broken hand.

Graphic: Fighter throws kick, snaps leg immediately 

We have another instance of "throws one strike, suffers gruesome break of limb" on our hands.

Graphic: Dobson suffers from nasty leg injury after UFC 280 loss 

Apologies in advance for what you’re about to see.

‘That’s life’ - Prochazka releases video message

The now-former light heavyweight champion gave fans an update on how he’s doing following his decision to vacate his UFC title.

Video: Fighter suffers skull fracture in kickboxing debut

Well that’s an unfortunate way to see your debut end.

Pimblett talks dropping 50 lbs before UFC 282 

Want to know how the ‘Baddy’ gets into shape before a fight? Here you go!

UFC Vegas 65 loses Lewis vs. Spivac

The headliner of UFC Vegas 65 was canceled hours into the start of the event.

NSAC suspends Latifi over staph infection

The NSAC set a fascinating new precedent on Wednesday, suspending Ilir Latifi for an undisclosed staph infection heading into his bout against Aleksei Oleinik.

UFC 281 med. suspensions: Edgar, Reyes get longest terms

Edgar and Reyes top the list for their lengthy suspensions following UFC 281 on Saturday.

Kattar tore ACL in UFC main event, out until ‘end’ of next year

The ‘Boston Finisher’ received some bad news, and will need surgery.

Sean O’Malley says he got stem cell penis enlargement shots

Sean O’Malley says he got stem cells injected on his wiener.

‘I’ll be seeing my cardiologist’ - HW fight off UFC Vegas 64

The UFC’s November 5th Fight Night card just got one bout shorter due to a sudden health scare.

Dillashaw had ‘utmost belief’ he would beat Sterling with injury

The former bantamweight champ is bristling at the idea that fans and pundits think he walked into UFC 280 knowing he was going to lose.

Paul vs. Silva medical suspensions: Fighter potentially out indefinitely

Headliners Paul and Silva received no suspensions, but the same can’t be said for seven other athletes from the event.

Fright of the Night III: Ranking October’s scariest combat sport injuries (again!)

How are we on the third instalment of this series?!

Dillashaw says he beat Garbrandt with same injuries

Dillashaw and the UFC may both claim that he kept his injury tightly under wraps, but the former bantamweight champ also wants people to know that it’s been a problem years in the making.

AZ Com. to review Anderson Silva’s KO claims

The MMA Legend’s recent training camp stories have cast doubt over his scheduled celebrity boxing match against Jake Paul this weekend.