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UFC on FOX 13: Joe Riggs Nearly Jacks Up His Neck Trying to Slam Ben Saunders

Joe Riggs may want to move to Connecticut and get in to something safe like insurance. The man seems to have a knack for seriously messing himself up. A few months ago he accidentally shot himself in the thigh and hand and now in the Octagon Saturday night the man nearly breaks his neck.He later said he felt like he blew out a disc in his neck.via RedditRead more »
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Joe Riggs on 'Neanderthal' Nick Diaz: 'We'll fight again one way or another'

It has been eight years since Joe Riggs and Nick Diaz fought at UFC 57 and infamously continued their brawl at the hospital after the event. But no hatchets have been buried here. Riggs doesn't feel any differently about Diaz than he did on that February 2006 night. "Something is wrong with him," Riggs told FOX Sports. "He's like a Neanderthal. Something is off with him." Both men...
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Saunders Battles Joe Riggs at UFC on FOX 13

On Monday, a welterweight affair between Ben Saunders (pictured) and Joe Riggs was announced for UFC on FOX 13. The 170-pound scrap was reported on The December 13 event takes place inside US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Saunders made a triumphant return to the UFC by being the first fighter to submit someone via omoplata. Chris Heatherly was the unfortunate victim...
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Joe Riggs Show Off His Gunshot Wound To TMZ

Joe ‘Diesel’ Riggs produced one of the best excuses we’ve heard in a while for pulling out of a fight earlier this week when he revealed that he’d accidentally shot himself with a gun that he was cleaning. Riggs, who had been scheduled to make a return to the UFC in September at UFC Fight Night 51 after emerging as the winner of Bellator’s ‘Fight Master’ reality show...
Via Fight Of The Night
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC’s Joe Riggs Pulls Out of Fight After Mistakenly Shooting Himself

Joe Riggs has had to wait 8 years for his second chance in the UFC and now he will have to wait a bit longer. Riggs has been forced to withdraw from his September 13th fight against Paulo Thiago at UFC Fight Night 51 in Brazil after accidentally shot himself. The UFC released a statement about the incident: “We were made aware that newly-signed UFC competitor Joe Riggs was involved...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Riggs Out of UFC Fight Night 51 After Accidentally Shooting Himself

Joe Riggs’ (pictured) return to the UFC will have to wait for another day. On Tuesday, the promotion announced the veteran will be forced to withdraw from his September 13 scrap against Paulo Thiago after accidentally shooting himself. True story. “We were made aware that newly-signed UFC competitor Joe Riggs was involved in an unfortunate accident last night. While cleaning...
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Bellator Welterweight Tournament Adds Paul Bradley, Nathan Coy & Cristiano Souza

Bellator Welterweight Tournament Adds Paul Bradley, Nathan Coy & Cristiano SouzaWar Machine, Joe Riggs and Mark Scanlon Unable To CompeteNewport Beach, Calif. (March 8, 2014) – The Bellator Welterweight Tournament is set to begin on Friday, March 14th and The Toughest Tournament In Sports has received a shakeup as Paul Bradley, Nathan Coy and Cristiano Souza have been added...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

War Machine vs Nah-Shon Burrell, Joe Riggs vs Sam Oropeza Welterweight Tourney Fights Booked for Bellator 112

War Machine 14-5 MMA / 2-1 Bellator Record Won 3 of Last 4 Fight Notable Wins: Jared Rollins, Roger Huerta, Vaughn Anderson Nah-Shon Burrell 11-3 MMA / 1-0 Bellator Record 2 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Yuri Villefort, Lukasz Les, James Terry ————————————– Joe Riggs 40-14 MMA / 1-1 Bellator Record 6 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Chris Lytle, Nick...
Via In The Neutral Zone
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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