553 Search Results for retired

Nov 29, 2014 10:40 am

Silva Debuts Amazing New Moustache In Anti-UFC Rant

Wanderlei Silva clears the air about his failed attempt to enter the Bellator fold, and more. Here’s some highlights: “I am retired, I don’t fight anymore, I lost the desire. So what stops me from generating income now? Are these people going to keep threatening me? They’ll keep coming to sue me every time I...

Nov 26, 2014 11:24 am

High School Official Fights To Raise Money For Wrestling Program

This really happened. Eight-year High School Dean, Mike Laurita, of Thomas Jefferson High School, took a professional MMA bout in order to raise funds, and keep his wrestling program alive. The inspirational combatant, did this at 52 years of age. Kirik Jenness of MMA.TV, tells the story: Two years ago the wrestling team needed money...

Nov 22, 2014 7:54 am

Rickson Gracie denies potential return to MMA or JiuJitsu

MMA veteran and JiuJitsu legend Rickson Gracie who maintains that he is undefeated, and has never lost an MMA bout, grappling match, or ever been submitted in the gym, has ruled out a potential return to competition. The soon to be 56 year old has been retired for some time, and revealed to MMAFighting that...

Nov 13, 2014 3:44 pm

PHOTO | Chuck Liddell on set of Warpigs

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Chuck ‘The Iceman’ Liddell keeps busy as a retired MMA Legend. Here’s the latest from the man himself: On the set of War Pigs #warpigs #WWII #goodtimes A photo posted by Chuck Liddell (@theofficialchuckliddell) on Nov 11, 2014 at 3:04pm PST Thank you to those who have served and those who...

Nov 12, 2014 4:09 pm

Chael Sonnen Explains Move To ESPN

    “I was getting ready to fight Anderson the first time, and there was a UFC expo shortly before our fight. The way that Mandalay Bay works, there’s the Expo Center and there’s a long hallway. This thing is like a quarter mile, it’s like a lap around the track to get back to...

Nov 12, 2014 11:57 am

Chael Sonnen Considering 2016 Olympics

“I’ve considered trying out for the 2016 Olympic team in Greco-Roman wrestling. My goals would be different. I would not make the team, but I think I could be one of the guys. I could be right in there, top four or five. Give me a good opportunity to train and be active and still...

Nov 11, 2014 2:58 pm

ESPN Goes Gangster

HE’S BACK! In a welcomed bit of good news, The UFC’s former O.G. (Oregon Gangster), Chael P. Sonnen has inked a new broadcasting deal with, FOX Sports competitor, ESPN. In a recent statement to the Washington Post, the network’s Senior coordinating producer Glenn Jacobs said, “Sonnen will provide studio commentary and on-site analysis for ESPN....

Nov 9, 2014 10:49 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To OSP’s KO Of Shogun Rua

Last night in the main event of UFC Fight Night 56, Ovince Saint Preux pulled off an incredible, and quick, upset over MMA legend Shogun Rua in just 34 seconds. Immediately, the Twitter-verse erupted with reactions from some of the UFC’s best fighters. Below is a compilation of some of the best reactions. pic.twitter.com/G3BzgTum7Z —...

Nov 4, 2014 3:44 pm

King Mo: “They should make a book called ‘Where’s Rampage?’”

“I ain’t seen him around. I think he’s retired. I think he’s done. I really don’t care about it. I want to fight him, but I don’t think he wants to fight me. They should make a book called ‘Where’s Rampage?’” In a recent interview with MMAJunkie.com, King “Mo” Lawal discussed his rivalry with former...

Nov 3, 2014 9:13 am

Enson Inoue’s Christmas Mission To Give Back To People In Japan

Recently retired Enson Inoue has started a gofundme campaign to give back to people living in poverty, specifically an orphanage, and temporary housing facilities in Fukushima stemming from the hurricane and tsunami in March of 2011. Inoue posted the following message on the UnderGround asking for help with his campaign. So many people want to...

Nov 2, 2014 7:41 pm

XFC Interested In Doing Silva vs. Sonnen In Brazil, Wanderlei Accepts

Wanderlei Silva may be retired, but there have been rumors of a potential Silva return. Last week a report surfaced that Silva could face Phil Baroni on New Years Eve in Japan (Read about that HERE). During XFC International in Brazil this past weekend, Silva was asked about a potential matchup against Chael Sonnen, the...

Nov 2, 2014 4:38 pm

MMA Legends Discuss When It’s Time To Retire

It’s one of the hardest things for an MMA fighter to do after a long and successful career, but it has to happen at some point. Retirement. The word that MMA fighters despise hearing. MMAFighting caught up with some of the greatest fighters of all time, Randy Couture, Royce Gracie, and Ken Shamrock to discuss...

Oct 27, 2014 10:18 am

PHOTOS | Fedor Emelianenko Holds MMA Seminar

Widely believed to be one of, if not the greatest MMA fighters of all time, Fedor Emelianenko retired from MMA several years ago, but can be seen spreading his knowledge in these photos from an MMA seminar hosted recently. Images courtesy of UnderGround user ‘touch‘.

Oct 23, 2014 10:41 am

Crazy Stuff Has Happened Since Cain’s Last Fight

UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez has not fought since his TKO win over Junior dos Santos, in October of 2013. And while that’s only been a year, a lot has happened in the company since the UFC’s most inactive champion stepped inside the cage. Having only fought five-times since 2010, Velasquez will now spend the...

Oct 21, 2014 3:32 pm

Chael Sonnen Wants “To Regain The Trust And The Respect of The Public”

“What Chael’s hoping for is to regain the trust and the respect of the public. He’s not concerned about his paycheck. He’s a hard-working guy. He’s capable. “What he wants to do is be a part of the industry that he loves and that he helped build to a large degree. He’s been a focal...

Oct 21, 2014 1:51 pm

Coach: Vitor Belfort Looks Brilliant Post-TRT

“[Belfort’s] doing brilliantly right now. He’s ready. He could fight within four weeks if he had to. This is a man who makes sacrifices to be at his very best. I love the fact that he’s off the TRT program just to get that out of his conversation, but the diet, the meal plan, it...

Oct 20, 2014 4:18 pm

Stephan Bonnar Losing Money In The Stock Market As A Result Of Tito Ortiz

Multiple time steroid abuser, Stephan Bonnar was released from his UFC contract earlier this summer, and was signed by Bellator, with the sole intention of fighting Tito Ortiz. The first time the pair met in the cage for a staredown, things got heated (Read about that HERE). Bonnar spoke with Submission Radio to discuss his...

Oct 14, 2014 7:40 pm

Wanderlei Silva Hints At MMA Return: “The monopoly is coming to an end”

Retired UFC middleweight, Wanderlei Silva is about as disgruntled as they come. In a recent posting to his facebook, the Brazilian MMA legend hinted at an MMA resurgence. “The best of all time! Soon enough the great promotions will be back to bring back the glamour and the respect to the sport. I’ll come back...

Oct 12, 2014 8:04 am

Goldberg In As NFL Play-By-Play Guy Today On FOX

UFC commentator, Mike Goldberg will be stepping in the booth to call a football game today between the Minnesota Vikings and the Detroit Lions. Goldberg will be joined in the booth by retired NFL veteran linebacker, Brendon Ayanbadejo, who will be the analyst for the game. The game will be broadcast on FOX throughout the...

Oct 6, 2014 5:30 pm

Enson Inoue Retires From MMA

MMA pioneer Enson Inoue officially retired from MMA earlier today, posting a message on the UnderGround. Inoue hadn’t fought since 2010, where he defeated Antz Nansen, but never officially announced his retirement. A pioneer of MMA, Inoue fought in several of the biggest MMA promotions in the world including Shooto where he was a champion,...