UFC Medical Suspensions

Pic: Chris Weidman Gives Successful Thumbs Up From Hospital Bed After Knee Surgery


Middleweight champion Chris Weidman is all groggy smiles after getting his injured knee cleaned up, which forced his showdown with Lyoto Machida to be delayed from UFC 173 until UFC 175. "All American" needs just "four-to-six weeks" to recover, which would give him more than enough time to prepare for "The Dragon" on July 5, 2014, if all goes well. Here's to hoping that is indeed the case.

White Reacts To 'Terrible' GSP Shredded Knee News

Georges St-Pierre ACL tear injury update: UFC President Dana White comments on upcoming surgery to repair the tendon in former Welterweight champion's left knee, describing it as a "terrible" setback that will delay his possible return indefinitely.

UFC Fight Night 38 Injuries: Shogun Sat Six Months

Brazilian Athletic Commission (CABMMA) issued its list of injuries and medical suspensions for those fighters competing at the UFC Fight Night 38: "Shogun vs. Henderson 2" event, which took place last Sunday night (March 23, 2014) in Natal, Brazil.

Weidman Needs Surgery, Machida Fight Postponed

Chris Weidman knee surgery will force Lyoto Machida fight at UFC 173 to be pushed back until UFC 175 on July 5, 2014, at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, an eight-week delay that will likely raise the shaved eyebrows of Vitor Belfort.

Condit Out 'For Some Time' With Torn ACL

Carlos Condit injury update: Welterweight contender tore ACL in his knee and partially tore meniscus in fight against Tyron Woodley at UFC 171, which took last Saturday (March 15, 2014) in Dallas, Texas. Accordingly, he will be out "for some time."

Johnson, Manuwa Lead List Of Injury Suspensions

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has released the full list of injuries and medical suspensions for those fighters competing at the UFC Fight Night 37 event, which took place on March 8, 2014 inside O2 Arena in London, England.

Chips! 'Jacare' Has Elbow Surgery, Wants Bisping

Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza shares surgery photos of his five-hour procedure to remove bone chips from his left elbow, taking time to call out Michael Bisping, among others, for his next UFC Middleweight fight once he is 100 percent healthy.

ACL Tear Could Keep 'Suga' Out For Eight Months

Rashad Evans details what exactly went wrong during training that caused him to tear his ACL. An injury that forced him out of his UFC 170 co-main event fight against Daniel Cormier and one that could keep him out of action for six to eight months.

UFC 170 Suspensions: 'Ares,' 'Wonder Boy' Flagged

Full list of UFC 170 medical suspensions and instructions from Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) after "Rousey vs. McMann" pay-per-view (PPV) event on Feb. 22, 2014, including Rory MacDonald, Stephen Thompson, Robert Whittaker and many more.

Ouch! Rashad Evans Surgery Costs 'Suga' Six Months

Rashad Evans injury update: "Suga" will undergo knee surgery later this week and recovery time is estimated at six months, which means that next UFC fight for former Light Heavyweight champion might not happen until end of 2014 ... or possibly later.


UFC Fight Night 36 Medical Suspensions Released

Lyoto Machida will enjoy a mandatory vacation (until his doctor clears him) after the Brazilian Athletic Commission (CABMMA) issued its list of injuries and medical suspensions for UFC Fight Night 36 last Saturday night (Feb. 15, 2014) in Brazil.

BREAKING BAD! Rashad Evans Hurt, UFC 170 Fight Off

Rashad Evans injured in training, which forces UFC 170 Light Heavyweight co-main event match against Daniel Cormier to be canceled little more than one week away from showtime at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada. No replacement will be sought.

UFC 169 Injuries/Suspension: Varner Needs CT Scan

UFC 169 results, injuries and medical suspensions for those fighters competing at the "Barao vs. Faber 2" pay-per-view (PPV) event, which took place on Saturday night (Feb. 1, 2014) inside the Prudential Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

UFC On FOX 10 Suspensions: Martins Sits 90 Days

Full list of medical suspensions and injuries for UFC on FOX 10: "Henderson vs. Thomson" event on Jan. 25, 2014, in Chicago, Illinois, which reveals Adriano Martins, Mike Rio, Walt Harris and Yves Jabouin have all been suspended for extended periods.

Eye Carumba! Bisping Vs. Kennedy No 'Lock'

Michael Bisping eye injury update: Developing cataract could possibly keep "The Count" on sidelines for an additional six weeks because it would require more surgery to repair, casting doubt on potential return fight against Tim Kennedy on April 16.

UFC Fight Night 35 Medical Suspensions & Injuries

Full list of medical suspensions and injuries for UFC Fight Night 35 event on Jan. 15, 2014, in Duluth, Georgia, which reveals Derek Brunson has a broken jaw, while Constantinos Philippou may have some internal rumblings.

Injuries! Miller & Brunson Break Bones In Georgia

UFC Fight Night 35 results and injuries from the "Rockhold vs. Philippou" fight card on FOX Sports 1 last night (Weds., Jan. 15, 2014) resulted in a broken hand for Cole Miller, as well as a fractured jaw for Derek Brunson.

Bisping 'At Mercy' Of Eye Test For UFC Return

Michael Bisping injury update: Top Middleweight contender reveals he must pass a peripheral eye test on his surgically-repaired detached retina before he can get medically cleared to return to mixed martial arts (MMA) action in 2014.

Pic: Anderson Silva Surgically-Repaired Broken Leg Out Of Cast


After snapping his shin in half in his UFC 168 bout with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight champion Chris Weidman (see pics here), the future seemed bleak for Anderson Silva. However, according to UFC President Dana White, he should be walking around within the next 30 days without the aid of crutches.

Full List Of All Injured UFC Fighters In 2013

Complete look back at UFC injuries in 2013, including a comprehensive list of all injured fighters on UFC's roster in 2013, including Anderson Silva's broken leg,

Doc: Silva Leg Injury Could Have Led To Amputation

Anderson Silva is expected to make a complete recovery according to Dr. Sanders, the man who operated on "The Spider's" broken leg after UFC 168, but the Brazilian is lucky to have avoided serious damage and perhaps even amputation.

Shattered Shankbone Sits Silva For Six Months

Former UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva leads the list of UFC 168 medical suspensions and injuries following his broken leg at the Dec. 28, 2013 pay-per-view (PPV) event in Las Vegas, Nevada, drawing a six-month suspension from NSAC.

Pic: Ryan Bader Reveals Pins In Broken Hand Post-Operation


Ryan Bader recently had surgery to repair a broken hand after an x-ray (see it here) revealed he had snapped it beating up Anthony Perosh at UFC Fight Night 33, which took place at Brisbane Entertainment Centre in Queensland, Australia, on Dec. 6, 2013. He shared the results of said surgery on Instagram, including pins, gauze and goo. Yum!

Sonnen Had Colon Surgery One Day Before UFC 167?!?

Chael Sonnen confirmed he had several inches of his colon removed just one day prior to his bout against Rashad Evans, which he lost via first-round TKO, according to a segment on Michael Landsberg's "Off The Record," which airs on Canada's TSN,

Bigfoot Responds To Failed Test, Blames 'UFC Doc'

Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva failed his drug test following his "Fight of the Year" candidate match against Mark Hunt at UFC Fight Night 33 in Australia. Silva released a brief statement, blaming poor doctor's advice for the positive TRT test.

FOX 9 Medical Suspensions: Faber, Joe-B Benched

Full list of medical suspensions and injuries for UFC on Fox 9 event on Dec. 14, 2013, in Sacramento, Calif., which reveals Court McGee could have a broken face, while Urijah Faber may have damaged both of his hands on Michael McDonald's dome.

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