579 Search Results for retired

Mar 26, 2015 10:39 am

Rousey Re-Ups Her UFC Deal, But Wishes She Could Box Ali

“I’m a UFC fighter. I just renegotiated. I have a lot of fights that I have in the UFC before I would be able to go do anything else.” “I hope so. I think that would be amazing [to box a world champion]. I’m not even saying specifically [against Ali]. She’s retired and has kids and has...

Mar 23, 2015 11:47 am

Ronda Rousey heads To NY In Pursuit Of MMA Legislation

“I really want to make this a priority during my visit to New York. It’s pretty much ridiculous that MMA is not regulated here. I’d be surprised if the bill wouldn’t pass this year,” said Rousey, who will fight next at UFC 190 against Bethe Correia on August 1st. “I have a huge sense of...

Mar 22, 2015 2:47 pm

Jamie Varner Details What Led To His Retirement, Warns Other Fighters

  One of the topics discussed a lot amongst the MMA community is the threat of severe head trauma or brain damage caused by a plethora of shots to the head. Many fighters have been vocal about the topic, including Brian Stann who retired in 2013. Now, former WEC champion and top UFC lightweight Jamie...

Mar 17, 2015 3:31 pm

Mitt Romney vs. Evander Holyfield Booked

Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney has agreed to fight retired heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield for charity, this May. CNN Reports: Proceeds of the event will go to Charity Vision, a charity group founded by a physician and former Mormon missionary aimed at bringing medical care — mostly eye surgeries — to impoverished areas of the...


Mar 16, 2015 11:46 am

HACKED!

Heads up fight fans, retired UFC veteran Cung Le was recently victimized by on-line hackers, who took over his twitter. My @twitter account was hacked but I got it back. Thanks to @UFC_Shanda and the Twitter team. Thanks for the support! pic.twitter.com/2zg2mFkxE4 — Cung Le (@CungLe185) March 16, 2015 So if you’ve seen some profane,...

Mar 15, 2015 2:12 pm

UFC Hall Of Famer Offers To Train Laila Ali To Fight Ronda Rousey

    Take a deep breathe because this fight will never happen. But we’re still going to discuss the possibility, because why not. So if you missed the whole ordeal, if you want to call it that, then here’s a quick recap. Some time last week former boxer and Muhammad Ali’s daughter Laila Ali made...

Mar 3, 2015 9:41 am

Burt Watson Resigns

Longtime UFC Site Coordinator, and Fighter motivator, Burt Watson has seen his last days as a UFC employee. The popular sporting figure, who got his start in boxing, has retired. Rumors in the industry site a confrontation with a fellow UFC Employee, during last weekend’s UFC 184 event, as the cause for Watson’s sudden departure....

Feb 25, 2015 3:31 pm

Fedor Breaks His Silence! White To Blame For Failed UFC Negotiations

Fedor Emelianenko is widely considered to be one of the greatest fighters of all time, and one of the few men the UFC was never able to sign. There has been much talk and speculation since ‘The Last Emperor’s’ retirement as to why he and the UFC were never able to reach an agreement, however,...

Feb 25, 2015 8:43 am

Fedor Emelianenko Visits Spike TV HQ

‘The Last Emperor’ Fedor Emelianenko hasn’t fought in an MMA Bout since 2012, when he defeated Pedro Rizzo under the M-1 Global banner. After the fight, Emelianenko retired from MMA, however there has been talk recently of ‘what if’. Below, you can see a picture of Emelianenko at the Spike TV headquarters in New York...

Feb 18, 2015 2:54 pm

Georges St-Pierre Pleased With UFC’s Testing Plans

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is happy with today’s announcement that the UFC will be implementing a strict drug testing policy. The retired champ took to twitter with his reaction: Very happy to learn about the UFC announcing a new comprehensive random PED testing. — Georges St-Pierre (@GeorgesStPierre) February 18, 2015 Clearly a big...

Feb 16, 2015 5:01 am

Yves Edwards Hilarious Review Of ’50 Shades Of Grey’ Movie

UFC veteran Yves Edwards recently retired from MMA competition, but is still keeping in touch with his fans via his Facebook page. On ‘Valentine’s Day’, Edwards posted the following hilarious story of his experience going to see ’50 Shades Of Grey’ with his wife. Post by Yves Edwards. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE)

Feb 9, 2015 8:22 pm

Tim Kennedy Content Sitting Out, Unless “Something Special” Comes Up

Tim Kennedy hasn’t fought since September, when he lost via TKO to Yoel Romero. The finish came after a series of questionable actions on the part of cornermen, UFC officials, referee John McCarthy, and both fighters. At the end of the 2nd round Kennedy grabbed Romero’s glove, and ultimately rocked Romero at the bell. As...

Feb 9, 2015 4:52 pm

Sonnen: ‘Jones Is The Baddest Man On The Planet’

Chael Sonnen has fought many top contenders throughout his 44 fight professional MMA career, including: Anderson Silva, Jon Jones, Shogun Rua, Rashad Evans, Mayhem Miller, and more. Despite being retired now, Sonnen still manages to keep his name in headlines with his podcast, through Tweets, and with interviews. Since it was announced that Anderson Silva...

Feb 8, 2015 8:53 am

Cung Le Wanted To End Career With Bellator

Cung Le’s departure from the UFC was anything but a peaceful one. Following Le’s “UFC Fight Night: Macau” loss to Michael Bisping, it was announced Le tested positive for HGH, which led to the former Strikeforce champion to catch harsh criticism, especially given THIS picture he released prior to the fight. Le denied his use...

Feb 8, 2015 7:33 am

Cody McKenzie Returns To MMA At WSOF 18

Cody McKenzie recent retired from MMA, and by recent we mean 2 months ago. Following his release from the UFC in 2013, McKenzie went 1-2 on the regional scene, going on a 2-fight losing streak before briefly retiring from MMA. McKenzie is now back in the game, and will be fighting at “WSOF 18: Moraes...

Jan 20, 2015 6:02 pm

Cung Le Retires, UFC Executives React

UFC and Strikeforce veteran Cung Le has retired from Mixed Martial Arts. The combat fighting legend announced the news today via his official instagram account. “After several months of thought and discussion with my wife and family, we realize our future includes many things, but active competition in mixed martial arts is no longer one...

Jan 15, 2015 5:04 pm

Danzig Chimes In On UFC Lawsuit

Former UFC lightweight fighter Mac Danzig recently spoke with MSNBC about a number of topics including the recent class action lawsuit filed against his former employer. The now retired Danzig doesn’t feel like the UFC has supported the mixed martial arts industry, his words: Basically, they’ve created an industry on their own success, but they...

Jan 12, 2015 9:54 pm

Ring Of Combat 50 Hits PPV TV

Later this month, Lou Neglia’s Ring Of Combat 50 will go down from Atlantic City New Jersey. It was announced earlier this week via a press release, that the event will be sold on cable TV as a Pay-Per View. GoFight Live (www.gfl.tv), the world’s premier online destination for live combat sports, announced today that...

Jan 4, 2015 5:07 pm

Tim Sylvia Retires From MMA

This weekend Tim Sylvia retired from MMA after not being medically cleared to fight due to an issue with his MRI. Sylvia weighed in at 371 pounds the night before he was scheduled to fight at Reality Fighting 53, but stated that his weight was not the reason he wasn’t medically cleared. Sylvia hadn’t fought...

Jan 4, 2015 4:33 pm

UFC Removes 8 Fighters From Roster

The UFC has reportedly removed 8 fighters from their roster, with some cuts being confirmed by the fighters, while others have yet to be confirmed by the UFC. The following fighters have reportedly been released: * indicates confirmed Issac Vallie-Flagg* Phil Harris* – Retired from MMA while signed with UFC Fabricio Camoes Garett Whiteley Wagner...

Dec 21, 2014 5:25 pm

Aldo: ‘The UFC and Media should treat fighters better’

There has been much talk recently of fighter pay, and now UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is adding his opinion to the list. He spoke about fighter pay, and why the UFC, as well as the media, need to treat fighters better. “The athlete is not treated like he deserves. We deserve better,. I’m not...

Dec 21, 2014 9:22 am

Cody McKenzie Retires From MMA

Former UFC fighter Cody McKenzie has retired from MMA, or, according to his words, has “quit”. He released the following Tweet regarding the matter, which has since been deleted, along with McKenzie’s Twitter account. I’m done fighting I would call it retiring but I never made no money so yea I quit. — . (@TheCodyMcKenzie)...

Dec 21, 2014 7:57 am

Rampage: “Me and Dana White, we haven’t even spoke”

Yesterday during the UFC Fight Night 58 broadcast, the UFC revealed that Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson was back in the UFC (See that HERE). Following the announcement, Bellator MMA President Scott Coker revealed that Rampage was still under contract with Bellator, and that they would protect their contractual rights (See that HERE). Now Rampage has revealed...

Dec 20, 2014 1:41 pm

Fighters Get Bitter On Twitter Over UFC Pay

With the impending UFC lawsuit, there has been much conversation regarding fighter pay. Most recently, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, and the recently retired Cody McKenzie spoke out regarding the way fighters are paid. Now Mac Danzig has come forward to discuss the subject with Cody McKenzie publicly over Twitter before McKenzie deleted his account....

Dec 20, 2014 9:10 am

Former NBA star loses kickboxing match due to nasty, bloody, gruesome leg wound

Retired NBA “star” turned pro kickboxer Darko Milicic came up short in his first career fight against Radovan Radojcic on Thursday night, this after he suffered a nasty leg wound, one deep enough to force the referee to stop the bout. Check it out: For those who are not familiar, Darko Milicic was the second overall pick in the...

Dec 15, 2014 9:31 am

After retiring, Jamie Varner focused on creating fighters union

This past weekend at UFC on FOX 13, Jamie Varner retired after an unusual knockout. Now, with his career behind him, Varner says he’s focused on creating a fighters union for the current, and next generation of fighters. “I would love to start some type of union for fighters. mean, the sport is growing, and...