834 Search Results for retired

Aug 8, 2017 1:48 pm

Did Paulie Malignaggi reveal Conor McGregor’s kryptonite?

Paulie Malignaggi says that he got the best of Conor McGregor during their second sparring session and it would have only gotten worse for the UFC lightweight champion if he was still a part of his fight camp as he got back into his groove. While Malignaggi recently retired from boxing, Floyd Mayweather will be...

Aug 8, 2017 1:40 pm

Chuck Liddell comments on rumored matchup with “kind of boring” Chael Sonnen

Over the last few weeks, former UFC title challenger and current Bellator star Chael Sonnen has made several callouts of retired MMA legend Chuck Liddell. Hey SCHMUCK Liddell Some one-syllable words of advice You Sign Bellator Fight Chael DON’T — Chael Sonnen (@ChaelSonnen) June 29, 2017 Called my Manager Said Get Chuck’s Manager on phone....

Aug 8, 2017 11:33 am

Paulie Malignaggi: ‘My counter punching was sharper’ sparring Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor is known for his counter punching ability. Just look at how he beat Jose Aldo in 13 seconds to win the undisputed UFC featherweight title. Although as good of a counter puncher McGregor is, recently retired former two division boxing world champion Paulie Malignaggi says that just after two sparring sessions, his counter...

Aug 4, 2017 11:59 am

Paulie Malignaggi reveals more juicy details from sparring session with Conor McGregor

Former two-weight boxing world champion Paulie Malignaggi was brought in as a sparring partner for Conor McGregor’s camp for his mega-money fight against Floyd Mayweather. Malignaggi, who recently retired from boxing, had a couple of sparring sessions with McGregor but called it quits after McGregor’s camp “exploited” him with photos from the sparring showing McGregor...

Aug 4, 2017 10:10 am

Wladimir Klitschko retires from boxing

In a surprising turn of events, former boxing heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko has retired from boxing. The move was a rather stunning one, as Klitschko was rumored to be booked for a rematch with Anthony Joshua to fight for the heavyweight title. That rematch will no longer take place now, after Klitschko informed ESPN of...

Aug 3, 2017 8:47 pm

Paul Malignaggi issues statement, has officially parted ways with Team McGregor

Former two-weight boxing champion Paul Malignaggi is no longer working with Team McGregor. The retired boxer, who was brought in to help current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor prepare for his boxing match with Floyd Mayweather, made headlines earlier this evening when he put “Mystic Mac” and his team on blast for their lack of...

Aug 3, 2017 9:50 am

Volkan Oezdemir understands why Jon Jones probably doesn’t want to fight him

Last Saturday, in the first fight of the stacked UFC 214 main card, rapidly rising light heavyweight contender Volkan Oezdemir picked up yet another thunderous first-round knockout win, this time over one of the division’s top dogs in Jimi Manuwa. With this win, Oezdemir solidified his status as one of the top light heavyweight contenders,...

Aug 3, 2017 7:36 am

Chael Sonnen looks back on strange encounter with “drug addict” Tito Ortiz

Back in January, in the main event of Bellator 170, former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz retired with an abrupt submission win over three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen. Though you might expect this outcome to mark the end on the pair’s beef, it didn’t. Several months later, during Sonnen’s Bellator NYC battle with...

Jul 31, 2017 7:08 pm

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar could be leaving the WWE in less than three weeks

Jon Jones (23-1 MMA) was able to reclaim his UFC light heavyweight championship this past weekend in Anaheim, scoring a third-round knockout victory over Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 214. In his post-fight interview, “Bones” would proceed to callout former UFC heavyweight champion and current WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar by issuing...

Jul 30, 2017 8:55 am

Alexander Gustafsson sent Jon Jones a message following UFC 214

Jon Jones became the first man to finish Daniel Cormier at last night’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, reclaiming his UFC light heavyweight title in the process. Jones and Cormier went back and forth during the opening two rounds of their highly anticipated UFC 214 main event scrap, with many fans and analysts scoring the...

Jul 28, 2017 8:28 am

Tyron Woodley unfazed by Demian Maia being a specialist

On Saturday, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will step into the Octagon in hopes of making yet another successful title defense in the co-main event of UFC 214. The fight will see ‘The Chosen One’ step into the Octagon with arguably the greatest JiuJitsu specialist in the UFC, Demian Maia. Ahead of the fight, Woodley...

Jul 27, 2017 9:47 am

Pat Miletich offers advice to Conor McGregor for Floyd Mayweather

On August 26th, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will face the toughest test of his career as he steps into the Octagon with unbeaten boxing legend Floyd Mayweather. Ahead of the fight, retired boxing champion Paul Malignaggi has given his vague insight into Conor McGregor‘s gameplan for the fight via The Jim Rome Show, saying:...

Jul 27, 2017 8:27 am

Paul Malignaggi discusses the power of Conor McGregor

Several weeks ago, news surfaced that Conor McGregor had extended an offer to former boxing champion Paul Malignaggi to join Team McGregor as the UFC lightweight champ prepared for his historic boxing match against Floyd Mayweather. Malignaggi ultimately did end up joining Conor McGregor‘s camp, as a photo of the pair sparring broke the news...

Jul 26, 2017 5:19 am

Brock Lesnar responds to Jon Jones’ recent comments

Earlier this week, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones generated headlines by expressing interest in a hypothetical showdown with former heavyweight champion and current WWE star Brock Lesnar. “I would love to fight Brock Lesnar,” Jones during a live Facebook Q&A in the buildup to his Saturday night showdown with reigning light heavyweight champ...

Jul 24, 2017 4:28 pm

Mike Tyson explains why Conor McGregor will “Get Killed” boxing Floyd Mayweather

Boxing legend Mike Tyson is not giving current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor a snowballs chance in hell of beating Floyd Mayweather in next month’s boxing match in Las Vegas. In a recent interview with the “Pardon My Take” podcast, Tyson stated that that the Irish MMA star is “going to get killed” when he...

Jul 20, 2017 5:56 am

UFC thwarts rumors of Brock Lesnar return

Last July, in the co-main event of the stacked UFC 200, former UFC heavyweight champion and long-time WWE star Brock Lesnar made a return to the Octagon after a hiatus of many years. He did so against Mark Hunt for a substantial $2.5 million payday. Lesnar would win this fight, relying on his wrestling to...

Jul 18, 2017 10:50 am

UFC, Bellator veteran arrested for “family violence”

Cody Pfister, who competed four times in the UFC lightweight division, has found himself in some hot water. According to BloodyElbow.com, the UFC veteran was arrested on July 15, and detained in the Potter County Detention Center in Amarillo, Texas after being charged with assault and causing bodily injury to a family member. Pfister’s arrest stemmed...

Jul 18, 2017 7:29 am

Paulie Malignaggi explains how Conor McGregor can beat Floyd Mayweather

On Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, retired boxer Paulie Malignaggi confirmed that he would be helping UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor prepare for his August 26 boxing match with the undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr. On the same episode, Malignaggi gave his take on how McGregor might upset the odds and author the victory in...

Jul 18, 2017 6:49 am

Floyd Mayweather weighs in on rumors about Conor McGregor training knockout

On August 26, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will take his first steps into the boxing ring. He’ll do so against undefeated boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr. Needless to say, he’s going to have his hands full. While McGregor faces a massive test against Mayweather, he and his camp have seemed optimistic about their chances...

Jul 14, 2017 2:05 pm

VIDEO | Bad Lip Reading meets Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor and it is hilarious

With all the buzz that Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor have been getting surrounding their world tour press conference promoting their mega money boxing match coming up on August 26, you know there were going to be a massive amount of GIFs, Memes, and highlights on the way. The funny folks from Bad Lip Reading...

Jul 13, 2017 11:51 am

Rich Franklin gives his take on when aging fighters should retire

Over the last year or two, we’ve seen many aging legends of MMA return to the cage against younger, faster competition. The results of these fights have been varied, but the pre-fight outcries that the legend should be retiring instead of fighting are constant. On the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio, Rich Franklin – an...

Jul 13, 2017 11:40 am

Rich Franklin explains why he’s not interested in a legends league

Earlier this month, in an interview with MMAJunkie Radio, former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin suggested he might consider ending his retirement if the right bout was offered to him. On the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio, Franklin elaborated on these comments, explaining that while they were blown a little out of proportion, he...