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Graphic: UFC 287 loses fight due to nasty cut

That is one nasty cut.

Mokaev avoids surgery, suffers Grade 2 partial MCL tear

Mokaev expects to fight again by the end of the year, despite suffering what appeared to be a brutal knee injury in his last outing.

Dvalishvili reveals hand injury before UFC Las Vegas 

The UFC bantamweight was injured heading into his fight with Yan earlier this month.

Brain damage feared after amateur MMA fighter collapses in cage

A 21-year-old remains hospitalized after collapsing during a March 4 MMA event in Evansville, IN.

Coker provides update on Yamauchi’s gruesome knee injury

It sounds like Yamauchi is going to be out for a while.

Early deaths? Neuroscientist: We’ll see CTE soon if Power Slap continues

A neuroscientist believes we will see CTE in slap fighters "sooner rather than later because some fighters will die young..."

‘Everyone always gets mad’ - Smith talks ego & UFC 283 weight miss

If it hadn’t been for his ego, Smith says he wouldn’t have even made the trip down to Brazil to be the backup fighter for Glover Teixeira vs. Jamahal Hill.

Program studying use of psychedelics to treat brain injuries

DMT being used to treat TBIs.

Gane addresses broken hand rumors

There is no need to worry about Gane’s hand, folks.

Three or more concussions can cause diminished cognitive function

Mild traumatic brain injuries permanently damage your brain. The more you have the worse it gets.

Jim Miller suffers ‘traumatic cataract’ after UFC loss

The UFC veteran could be headed to surgery after suffering an eye injury recently.

UFC 284 medical suspensions: Rodríguez, Emmett, 3 others out 6-months

The co-headliners of UFC 284 may be sidelined for the same amount of time.

Doctor exposes ONE’s hydration tests, admits to helping big names cheat

A doctor says it’s "ridiculously easy" to cheat ONE Championship’s system claimed to have supposedly solved weight cutting.

Power Slap retain their record low ratings in Week 5

Dana White’s Power Slap once again squanders the majority of its lead-in from AEW Wrestling

‘Cheating dog’ — Makhachev accused of breaking rules at UFC 284

Islam Makhachev was accused of cheating for his UFC lightweight title defence in Perth.

UFC veteran Poliana Botelho battling breast cancer

Women’s flyweight Poliana Botelho is taking a positive approach to the bad news.

Video: Chris Curtis apparently has an indestructible spine

Can you believe Curtis didn’t even notice it until someone else pointed it out?

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.