551 Search Results for retired

Apr 11, 2015 3:30 pm

GSP to Coach: ‘I’m Getting the Itch to Fight Again’

“I trained him 2 days ago, before he went home. I said, ‘what do you think, are you going to fight again?’ He said ‘I’m getting the itch.’ I said, ‘well if you do, make sure you’re 100% healthy and everything is on point’. He said ‘the only way I’ll fight again is if you...

Apr 11, 2015 2:23 pm

BEEF! Schilling to Baroni: ‘You’re a Washed Up Has Been, I Will Retire You’

Joe Schilling lost to Rafael Carvalho by way of split decision at Bellator 136 and Phil Baroni had something to say about it. Schilling took it to heart and responded on Twitter. Check out the beef below! I'd rather be exciting then undefeated he should be embarrassed — Joe Schilling (@JoeSchilling187) April 11, 2015 I...

Apr 6, 2015 9:13 am

Jamie Varner Suffered Over 30 Concussions Before Retiring

Former WEC and UFC fighter Jamie Varner has retired from the sport due to suffering too many concussions. According to Varner, who spoke on The MMA Hour, he’s suffered more that 30 concussions. With that discovery his doctor told him she should retire from the sport, so he did. Check out what Varner had to...

Apr 3, 2015 10:26 am

Breaking: CM Punk’s Wife, AJ Lee, Retires from WWE!

Former WWE World Champion and current UFC fighter CM Punk will be happy to learn his wife, AJ Lee, has retired from the ring and will be spending more time with him! WWE broke the news on their official Twitter page. BREAKING: AJ Lee (April Mendez) has decided to retire from in-ring competition with WWE....

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...