Matt Brown Rips Diego Sanchez, Happy to Use Him as ‘Tune Up’ Upon Return

Matt Brown has lost all respect for former opponent Diego Sanchez. In a matter of odd timing, Sanchez just recently rehashed his past loss to Brown when he posted a photo on Instagram along with a lengthy message decrying the result after he believes h…

Matt Brown has lost all respect for former opponent Diego Sanchez. In a matter of odd timing, Sanchez just recently rehashed his past loss to Brown when he posted a photo on Instagram along with a lengthy message decrying the result after he believes he was struck with an illegal blow. The end of the […]

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Matt Brown Planning To Undergo Surgery

Matt Brown has revealed that he will have to undergo surgery.

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Matt Brown has revealed that he will have to undergo surgery.

Brown was forced to the sidelines and out of his bout against former title contender Carlos Condit at UFC on FOX 29.

Just four years ago, they were booked against each other at UFC on FOX 9, but Brown sustained a back injury that forced him out of the fight. The bout never got re-booked.

The fight never took place due to Brown suffering a torn ACL that forced him to withdraw from the scheduled welterweight bout.

It’s been well documented that his latest bout against Diego Sanchez on the main card of UFC Fight Night 120 on November 11th, 2017 at Ted Constant Convocation Center in Norfolk, Virginia would be his last fight.

Brown was on a three-fight stoppage skid and made it clear that this would be his retirement fight.

As seen in the fight, he broke that losing streak by landing a devastating elbow strike to knock out the always tough Sanchez. He then revealed that he wasn’t retiring from the sport.

Now, Brown will have to undergo surgery on his ankle that has been hurting him for the last three years.

He decided to take to his official Twitter account to announce the news and give a timeline for his return to the Octagon under the UFC banner by writing the following:

”Good news is I spoke with doctors yesterday and figured out why my ankle has been hurting badly for the last 3 years,” he wrote. “Bad news is it needs surgery and 4 months of rehab including 8 weeks non weight bearing (crutches).”

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UFC Welterweight Matt Brown to Undergo Ankle Surgery

It’ll be a while before we see Matt Brown back in action. Brown was scheduled to take on Carlos Condit back in April at UFC Glendale. Those plans went awry when “The Immortal” was injured. Many wondered when Brown would return and now…

It’ll be a while before we see Matt Brown back in action. Brown was scheduled to take on Carlos Condit back in April at UFC Glendale. Those plans went awry when “The Immortal” was injured. Many wondered when Brown would return and now we know it isn’t likely to be anytime soon. Taking to Twitter, […]

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Matt Brown Issues Statement On Pulling Out Of UFC On FOX 29

Matt Brown has been forced to the sidelines and is out of his bout against a former title contender at UFC on FOX 29. Brown vs. Carlos Condit was slated to take place at UFC on FOX 29 (UFC Glendale). However, it won’t be happening as he has suffered a torn ACL and has been […]

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Matt Brown has been forced to the sidelines and is out of his bout against a former title contender at UFC on FOX 29.

Brown vs. Carlos Condit was slated to take place at UFC on FOX 29 (UFC Glendale). However, it won’t be happening as he has suffered a torn ACL and has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled welterweight bout.

The UFC is looking for a replacement for Brown to fight Condit at this event.

Brown confirmed the news by issuing this statement on his official Twitter account:

“Wish it was all April Fools but I did tear my acl over the weekend. I hope @CarlosCondit gets an opponent and doesn’t have to lose out on the opportunity. We’ll do it for sure when I’m back. #thirdtimeisacharm.”

Going into Brown’s bout against Diego Sanchez on the main card of UFC Fight Night 120, he was on a three-fight stoppage skid and made it clear that this would be his retirement fight.

As seen in the fight, he broke that losing streak by landing a devastating elbow strike to knock out the always tough Sanchez. He then revealed that he wasn’t retiring from the sport.

Just four years ago, they were booked against each other at UFC on FOX 9, but Brown sustained a back injury that forced him out of the fight. The bout never got re-booked.

UFC on FOX 29 is set to take place on Saturday, April 14, 2018, at the Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona.

The main card will air on FOX Sports 1 at while the preliminary card will be split broadcasted on FOX Sports 1 at and the promotion’s streaming service, UFC Fight Pass,. Here is the updated card:

Dustin Poirier vs. Justin Gaethje
Carlos Condit vs. TBA
John Moraga vs. Wilson Reis
Arjan Bhullar vs. Adam Wieczorek
Dhiego Lima vs. Yushin Okami
Cortney Casey vs. Michelle Waterson
Tim Boetsch vs. Antonio Carlos Junior
Shana Dobson vs. Lauren Mueller
Krzysztof Jotko vs. Brad Tavares
Patrick Williams vs. Luke Sanders
Matthew Lopez vs. Alejandro Perez
Ricky Rainey vs. Muslim Salikhov
Israel Adesanya vs. Marvin Vettori
Gilbert Burns vs. Dan Moret

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Matt Brown Injured and Out of Fight Against Carlos Condit at UFC on FOX 29

Veteran welterweight contender Matt Brown has suffered an injury that has forced him out of his upcoming bout against Carlos Condit in the co-main event at UFC on FOX 29. Sources close to the situation confirmed that Brown suffered a torn ACL in his kn…

Veteran welterweight contender Matt Brown has suffered an injury that has forced him out of his upcoming bout against Carlos Condit in the co-main event at UFC on FOX 29. Sources close to the situation confirmed that Brown suffered a torn ACL in his knee just recently that caused him to drop out of the […]

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The Weird & Wild Origins Of 10 UFC Fighters’ Nicknames

In the sport of mixed martial arts, some fighters become synonymous with their nicknames, and often their meaning is self explanatory, from the likes of Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson through to ‘Ruthless’ Robbie Lawler and ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor. However, in some cases there’s far more to a fighters moniker than meets the eye, and in […]

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In the sport of mixed martial arts, some fighters become synonymous with their nicknames, and often their meaning is self explanatory, from the likes of Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson through to ‘Ruthless’ Robbie Lawler and ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor.

However, in some cases there’s far more to a fighters moniker than meets the eye, and in this article, we’ll tell the fascinating stories behind 10 past and present UFC stars memorable nicknames.

Michael ‘The Count’ Bisping

At first glance ,former UFC middleweight champion Michael ‘The Count’ Bisping’s nickname may just appear to be a nod towards the boxing phrase, “out for the count,” but the real reason is actually far more interesting.

Back in the 1300’s, one of Bisping’s Polish ancestors played an important role in winning a battle that would lead to him being declared a Count and given a large amount of land.

As a result, for many generations afterwards his ancestors lived the good life, right up until the 1930’s when his grandfather, Andrzej Józef Bobola Bisping was still a part of Polish nobility and led a military outfit called, ‘The Bishop’s Pings’ (which is where the surname, ‘Bisping’ originates from).

However, when Germany invaded Poland in 1939 in a show of force that would lead to World War II, his family were lined up against a wall and shot, which led to Andrjezej fleeing the country and making his way to the UK.

As a result, when Bisping was born, he didn’t live the life of a Count, but instead grew in a humble council estate England, where his family history meant nothing and only led to him being bullied at school, to the extent that he was embarrassed to draw attention to it when he started his fighting career.

However, Bisping’s manager at the time was aware of his ancestry, and so he told a ring announcer at one of his fights to call him ‘The Count,’ and it’s remained with him ever since.

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