McGregor reveals he got a tooth embedded in his finger during training for his fight with Nurmagomedov at UFC 229.
I was sparring a 90kg fighter, Ion Pascu, they call him the bomber. Like me, he sometimes spars with no gumshield…I smacked him with a clean shot, and his tooth embedded into my knuckle. Welcome to the fight game, the real fight game. You’ve got to get in and do it, it is what it is.
McGregor posts an image with his son on a private jet, flying to Ibiza. He has a bruise under his left eye.
We are having lunch on the jet on our way to Ibiza, and he is still after the watch too. My young son is like his father. A ruthless animal.
Kavanagh tries out his brother’s Hoverboard in Dublin, Ireland, but gets a little too confident with his skills and falls backward off the board.
Kavanagh thanks The MMA Hour and Helwani for awarding him the Coach of the Year in a Twitter video that goes awry at the end, as he falls off a Hoverboard.
Thank you so much for this great honour. I know the competition was tough after such a big year in MMA. I want you to know that winning these awards hasn’t changed anything for us — we’re still just a small humble team from Ireland.
McGregor is listed on the Nevada State Athletic Commissions injury suspension list with a “foot/ankle fracture” and must be cleared by an orthopedic doctor in order to fight again before Feb. 17, 2017, which seems likely. He will serve a minimum suspension of two months with the earliest he can return being Oct. 20, even if cleared by a doctor. Diaz has been given an injury suspension of one month for a severe cut above his left eye. Diaz cannot take contact until Sept. 11 nor fight until Sept. 20, though he won’t fight before then.
Todd Palin is seriously injured in snowmobile accident. He has 14 ribs and a collapsed lung. Willow Palin:
Had surgery last night on his shoulder and broken ribs – 14 total rib fractures. Still keeping a close eye on him with his collapsed lung and other injuries. Other than that, everything is good and steady. Thank you for all the support and we appreciate all the good vibes getting sent our way.
Senator Brazeau is found with a serious injury in his home in Ottawa. He undergoes emergency surgery and is in critical but stable condition. The nature of his injuries and the cause of his injuries are not disclosed, but police say that there is no criminal investigation. Brazeau has been on paid leave of absence since 2013 due to charges of fraud and assault. He is scheduled to stand trial on the fraud charges in March.
Priestley is taken to hospital following a horse riding accident. After being discharged, Priestley updated his worried fans
Hey guys, thanks for all the kind words… It’s true, I did get thrown off a horse on set… I got my bell rung pretty good… Because I have a history of concussions, they took me to see a neurologist for an assessment. He advised I take a few days off as I had suffered a concussion… But I am definitely on the mend and looking forward to getting back to work with all the wonderful people on The Code.
Perry falls of her Segway at Burning Man.
Bolt is run over by a Segway operated by a cameraman, after winning a historic fourth 200-meter victory in a row. As he jogs near the raised camera track, a photographer, who ddoesn’t see Bolt, ran into the track, and then into Bolt, sending both tumbling to the ground. Bolt shows the media a cut on his leg afterward but has no worries that he’d be affected by the injury. When he sees the video for the first time:
Oh, took me out like! Bro!
Police report that Flanagan shoots himself after speeding away from a state trooper.
After two weeks on the road, hitchBOT is found at the side of the road in Philadelphia dismembered and decapitated.
Oh dear, my body was damaged, but I live on back home and with all my friends. I guess sometimes bad things happen to good robots! My trip must come to an end for now, but my love for humans will never fade. Thank you to all my friends.
The makers say:
For now we will focus on the question “what can be learned from this?” and explore future adventures for robots and humans. We have no interest in pressing charges or finding the people who vandalized hitchBOT; we wish to remember the good times, and we encourage hitchBOT’s friends and fans to do the same.
A British YouTuber nearly drowns after jumping into the river Thames to celebrate gaining 25,000 followers on his channel.
It originally was a dare from one of my subscribers, and I attempted it as I like doing crazy shit. This was later very regretted by me and I realized it was the stupidest idea ever. Thanks for watching.
Bush falls while at his summer home in Kennebunkport, Maine, breaking a vertebrae in his neck. He is taken to a hospital in Portland. Hi is in stable condition, and the injury is not life threatening. Spokesperson:
We are not expecting a long stay.
Diddy falls on stage as it gives way, ending up in a hole in the stage while performing at the BET Awards in LA at the Microsoft Theater. The opening in the ground was there for rapper Lil’ Kim to rise up through. The rapper later posts a video of the incident on instagram.
Two songs into their set at the Ullevi stadium, in Gothenburg, Sweden, Grohl misses a ramp and falls of the stage and breaks his leg.
I think I just broke my leg…I’m going to go to hospital. I’m going to fix my leg. And then I’m going to come back. You have my promise right now that the Foo Fighters -- we’re going to come back and finish the show.
The band continue playing cover versions whilst Grohl seeks medical attention. Grohl then reappears after an hour and continues playing for a further two-and-a-half hours while seated, with a medic holding his leg up.
On the first night of the I&E tour in Vancouver, Edge falls off the stage, during I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For. Later he posts to Instagram:
Didn’t see the edge, I’m ok!!
After Tru tells Rousey she isn’t strong enough to “compete with a man” and dares her to throw him, Rousey slams him to the floor
RR: You know how to push my buttons
ST: I felt my ribs crush..I landed on my balls and my ribs.
RR: Is this a genuine reaction? I’m sorry, man.