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JAMIE VARNER RUMORS & GOSSIP

After retiring, Jamie Varner says he wants to start fighter labor union

After retiring from from competition in the Octagon Saturday night in Phoenix, lightweight Jamie Varner made a second announcement backstage to the assembled media. The former champion said that with major brand partnership deals like the one with Reebok hitting the UFC, it is high time that the promotion has a labor union to represent it's athletes just like every other major sports...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jamie Varner announces his retirement at UFC Fight Night in Phoenix

Following a 35 fight career spanning more than 11 years, former WEC lightweight champion Jamie Varner retired from the sport on Saturday night after suffering a loss to Drew Dober at UFC Fight Night on FOX: dos Santos vs. Miocic. Varner came into the fight during one of the roughest stretches of his career going just 1-3 in his past four bouts before falling to Dober. The fight ended...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jamie Varner Breaks Ankle, Continues to Fight

UFC fighter, Jamie Varner, Tweeted at 2:00 AM Eastern time that he has two fractured bones and multiple torn ligaments in his left ankle. This is ordinarily not special news until you realized that it occurred while millions of viewers watched him do it inside the Octagon while fighting James Knauss. You can see when he broke it by clicking HERE. Although Varner went down when the...
Via Ring Kings
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Jamie Varner injures foot/ankle, loses to James Krause, gets foot stepped on by doctor

  Poor Jamie Varner, his fight with James Krause was looking like a barnburner until his ankle suddenly gave out a minute or so into their fight to open UFC 173. Granted, Varner showed a lot of heart. He immediately took down Krause, and was able to be relatively effective, but his injury was clearly hurting his performance. Krause, after the fight, said he kicked Varner’s calf...
Via Fight Hub TV
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Jamie Varner Breaks Ankle In First Round At UFC 173 (GIF)

In the first fight of tonight’s pay per view portion of UFC 173, Jamie Varner broke his ankle early in the first round by trying to block a kick from James Krause.  If you are queasy with these types of things, maybe you shouldn’t click the link.  But if you are curious ho Varner managed to finish out the round, check it out. The post Jamie Varner Breaks Ankle In First Round...
Via Total Sports Blog
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Jamie Varner forced to retire with ankle injury against James Krause

Jamie Varner ankle injury at UFC 173 gives James Krause the TKO victory. Mandatory Credit: UFC.com An injury to Jamie Varner’s left ankle cut his fight against James Krause at UFC 173 short. Varner sustained the injury after eating a hard leg kick in the first round. C-4 valiantly fought until the end of the first but was unable to continue. The fight started tentatively with both...
Via The Sports Journal
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Jamie Varner Breaks Ankle Giving James Krause A TKO Win At UFC 173

Jamie Varner broke his ankle early in the first round of his fight with James Krause tonight at UFC 173, but remarkably he hung in there for the rest of the five minute period before finally admitting defeat. Round One: Krause with a missed leg kick to start the fight. Varner presses forward with a short flurry of punches that don’t find the mark either. Krause with a couple of...
Via Fight Of The Night
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

James Krause beats Jamie Varner after ankle injury

LAS VEGAS - Victory in mixed martial arts comes in many different forms. James Krause seemed ready to write his own ending, only to see an unusual one written for him.  Jamie Varner survived Krause's early low kick attack, but the after effects proved too much for him to continue. After the end of the first, he informed the referee he couldn't continue, giving Krause a first-round...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Abel Trujillo KO’s Jamie Varner In Crazy 2nd Round At UFC 169 (GIF)

Abel Trujillo KO’d Jamie Varner with a monster right hand in the 2nd round at UFC 169. The two fighters went at it like crazy, to the point of near exhaustion, with Trujillio delivering the final blow. Trujillo and Varner threw wild punches until the needle was on empty. Check out the knockout after the jump. H/T to @ZProphet_MMA for the GIF The post Abel Trujillo KO’s Jamie...
Via Total Sports Blog
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Jamie Varner steps in for Green, will face Trujillo at UFC 169

Bobby Green stepped in for an injured Jamie Varner earlier this month. Now, the roles will be reversed. Varner will meet Abel Trujillo in a lightweight bout at UFC 169 in Newark, N.J., after Green had to withdraw from the Feb. 1 bout with an injury, the UFC announced Tuesday. Varner was expected to fight Pat Healy at FOX UFC Saturday on Dec. 14, but got hurt and Green filled in...
Via Fox Sports
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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