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UFC Medical Suspensions

NSAC Clears ‘Ninja’ For ‘Sin City’ Return

UFC featherweight veteran Giga Chikadze was recently cleared by Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) for his Las Vegas return after suffering a "serious head injury."

What Happened To Jon Jones?

UFC’s Heavyweight champion suffered a torn pectoral tendon and was forced out of UFC 295’s highly-anticipated main event opposite former division champion, Stipe Miocic. Here is everything we know about the injury and his timeline for a return to the Octagon.

‘My Butt Is Completely Bloodied Up’

Victoria Dudakova staph infection in her private parts left her with a bloodied butt in her UFC 294 victory over Jinh Yu Frey on Oct. 21 in Abu Dhabi.

‘This Is The Result Of A Serious Infection’

Paulo Costa elbow injury: "The Eraser" recently uploaded pics and videos of the Staph infection that left a hole in his arm and canceled his Khamzat Chimaev fight at UFC 294.

White Confirms: Volk To The Rescue!

UFC 294 has a new main event, featuring a rematch between Featherweight champion, Alexander Volkanovski, and Lightweight roost-ruler, Islam Makhachev.

UFC Fighter With ‘Same Scar’ Has Warning For Costa

Paulo Costa elbow injury may not heal in time for his Khamzat Chimaev fight on Oct. 21 in Abu Dhabi, or may reopen ahead of the UFC 294 PPV, according to a retired welterweight with the "same scar" as "The Eraser."

Bionic Baldishaw Enters ‘Battle Mode’

Former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw recently underwent his fifth shoulder surgery (eleventh surgery overall) and will be stuck in his cast for six weeks.

‘What Are The Odds?’

Flyweight champion Alexa Grasso reveals fractured hand, post-fight surgery following Valentina Shevchenko draw in Noche UFC main event in September.

Peace Out, Homie!

Rafael Fiziev reveals he will be out for almost one full year after destroying his ACL in a fight against Mateusz Gamrot.

Five UFC Vegas 79 Fighters Transported To ‘Sin City’ Hospital

Tonight (Sat., Sept. 23, 2023), following UFC Vegas 79, in which Mateusz Gamrot defeated Rafael Fiziev via TKO due to a knee injury - company officials confirmed to that five fighters were transported to the local hospital following their fights.

Hooker Drops Photo Update On Broken Wing

UFC lightweight veteran Dan Hooker recently posted his arm X-ray and updated MMA fans on his pending return to the Octagon in early 2024.

Weidman Suffered (Another) Broken Leg At UFC 292

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman reveals he suffered another broken leg in his UFC 292 loss to Brad Tavares earlier this month in Boston.

Commission Benches Weidman For Leg Damage

UFC 292 medical suspensions, injuries: Chris Weidman was benched for damage sustained to his legs against Brad Tavares in Boston and will need orthopedic clearance to make his Octagon return.

SNAP! Caceres Reveals Forearm X-Ray

Alex Caceres X-ray pic shows grisly arm break suffered at UFC Singapore during his unanimous decision loss to featherweight rival Giga Chikadze.

Paul, Diaz Suspended By Texas Commission

Jake Paul and Nate Diaz were both suspended by Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation following their 10-round boxing match on Aug. 5 in Dallas.

Sandy Suffered ‘Fully Torn Triceps,’ Headed For Surgery

Cory Sandhagen suffered a "fully torn triceps" in his UFC Nashville win over Rob Font on ESPN and will be headed for surgery later this week

Luque Returns After ‘Silent’ Brain Hemorrhage

UFC Vegas 78 headliner Vicente Luque returns after a frightening brain hemorrhage, one-year medical suspension to battle former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos on Aug. 5 at APEX in "Sin City."

Moreno Fought Four Rounds With A Broken Hand

Former UFC flyweight champion Brandon Moreno broke his hand in the first round of his UFC 290 co-main event loss to Alexandre Pantoja at T-Mobile Arena on July 8 in Las Vegas.

Battered Emmett Draws indefinite Suspension

UFC Jacksonville medical suspensions: Josh Emmett among seven fighters benched indefinitely following last weekend’s (Sat., June 24, 2023) action on ABC from inside Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena in Florida.

Tafa ‘Still In Some Pain’ After UFC Jacksonville

Justin Tafa eye update: The heavyweight "Bad Man" says he’s "still in some pain" and suffering from "blurred vision" following his No Contest against Austen Lane at UFC Jacksonville.

Four Fighters Sat Indefinitely Following UFC Charlotte

Four fighters drew indefinite suspensions following the UFC Charlotte "Rozenstruik vs. Almeida" event last weekend on ABC thanks to multiple injuries.

‘I’ll Be Lucky To Fight This Year’

Paddy Pimblett ankle injury proved to be far worse than "The Baddy" initially suspected and the outspoken scouser could be out of UFC action until 2024.

Pereira Draws 60-Day Suspension

UFC 287 medical suspensions: Find out which fighters competing last weekend in Miami, including Israel Adesanya and Alex Pereira, were benched by the Florida Athletic Commission.

‘I Lost A Lot Of Blood’

UFC fight cancelation in Las Vegas was the result of excessive blood loss forcing the promotion to rebook the bantamweight battle for a later date.

Rodriguez, Emmett Facing Six-Month Sits

UFC 284 medical suspensions for the "Makhachev vs. Volkanovski" pay-per-view (PPV) card, which took place earlier this month (Feb. 11, 2023) inside RAC Arena in Perth.

Aspinall Reveals Injury Update Ahead Of UFC Return

UFC heavyweight contender Tom Aspinall reveals injury update ahead of MMA return after undergoing knee surgery following his loss to Curtis Blaydes.

Figgy, Hill Facing Six-Month Suspensions

UFC 283 medical suspensions bench nearly a dozen fighters for six months, including Deiveson Figueiredo and Jamahal Hill after last Sat. night’s (Jan. 21, 2023) pay-per-view (PPV) event at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro.

Pimblett Headed For Surgery

Paddy Pimblett is headed for surgery and unlikely to compete at the upcoming UFC 286 pay-per-view (PPV) on March 18 at The O2 in London, England.

Dillashaw Leaves Door (Slightly) Open For UFC Return

Business-minded TJ Dillashaw leaves door (slightly) open for MMA return after suffering a shoulder injury and loss to Aljamain Sterling at UFC 280 in Abu Dhabi.

‘I’ll Be Back’

Tracy Cortez released a statement after being pulled from her Amanda Ribas fight at UFC Orlando on ESPN last weekend at Amway Center in Florida.

My Left Foot

Dustin Poirier hospital video: The UFC lightweight is battling Staph infection and has extreme swelling in his left foot that does not appear to be making progress.

Kevin Holland Headed For Surgery

Kevin Holland suffered multiple hand fractures and will require surgery following his technical knockout loss to Stephen Thompson at UFC Orlando on ESPN.


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