Posted on March 7, 2011 by Admin
By Jesse Holland
“The Dream” is required to have his left orbital bone cleared by a maxillofacial surgeon before returning to action (click here to see why) while “The Hitman” must get clearance from an orthopedic doctor (right hand) prior to re-entering the Octagon.
But that’s not all
Here is the complete list of UFC on Versus 3 injuries and their medical instructions:
Todd Brown: Suspended for 60 days (precautionary reasons).
Thiago Tavares: Suspended for 60 days (precautionary reasons).
C.B. Dollaway: Suspended for 60 days (precautionary reasons).
Martin Kampmann: Suspended indefinitely unless right hand cleared by an orthopedic doctor.
Diego Sanchez: Suspended indefinitely unless left orbital bone cleared by a maxillofacial surgeon.
Filed under: UFC | Tagged: diego sanchez, dream, Hitman, List of UFC bonus award recipients, Martin Kampmann, Thiago Tavares, UFC Live: Sanchez vs. Kampmann, Ultimate Fighting Championship | Leave a comment »
Posted on March 5, 2011 by Admin
By Guilherme Cruz
The lightweight Thiago Tavares was doing fine on his bout with Shane Roller, on UFC on Versus 3, but a punch ruined it all. After almost knocking Roller out on the first round, Thiago was dominating the round until he was knocked out by the American. “I was doing fine on the fight, I was fast. I was defending myself all times, he hasn’t punched me once… I don’t have anything to say”, regrets the fighter, on a phone chat with TATAME.
With the loss, the professional record of the Brazilian on Ultimate is now of four losses in ten fights, besides five wins and a draw, and the overcrowding of his weight class, with WEC fusion, made thinks even harder. “They haven’t told me anything about me being cut off. I dominated the fight, punched him and almost knocked him out on the first round, but I didn’t take my chance… Well, I think it’s the worst feeling I’ve ever had in my entire life: I was completely focus for this fight, doing well, concentrated, dominating the fight, and I lost because of one punch”, comments, upset.
Filed under: UFC | Tagged: Brian Bowles, diego sanchez, Martin Kampmann, Shane Roller, Thiago Tavares, UFC Live: Sanchez vs. Kampmann, United States, World Extreme Cagefighting | Leave a comment »
Posted on January 29, 2011 by Admin
By Chris Nelson
On Jan. 22, eight months after signing with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, Willamy “Chiquerim” Freire made his long-awaited debut for the promotion. One week later, it appears the former Shooto champion will be one-and-done inside the Octagon.
According to a report from Brazilian website Tatame.com.br, Freire has been released by the UFC following his unanimous decision loss to Waylon Lowe at UFC “Fight for the Troops 2.”
Freire, 23, was originally slated to meet countryman Thiago Tavares in August at UFC Live 2 but was forced to withdraw after suffering a knee injury in practice. After mending, Chiquerim went up against Lowe, a two-time NCAA Div. II champion who used his wrestling skills to dominate position throughout three rounds and earn scores of 29-28 across the board.
Filed under: UFC | Tagged: DaMarques Johnson, Knee, mixed martial arts, mma, octagon, shooto, Thiago Tavares, UFC, UFC Live: Jones vs. Matyushenko, Ultimate Fighting Championship, waylon lowe, zuffa | Leave a comment »