162 Search Results for retired fighters

Nov 24, 2015 7:30 am

Mayweather responds to Holly Holm’s claim as the ‘greatest of all time’

An affable relationship seems to be forming between UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm and retired boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr. The two were seen recently taking pictures together at the NBA game featuring the Warriors and the Clippers. Most recently at the Canelo versus Cotto match that happened over the weekend, Holm had the...

Nov 24, 2015 6:00 am

WATCH! Holly Holm claims Floyd Mayweather Jr. ‘the greatest of all time’

Holly Holm has been all over the place since taking the UFC women’s bantamweight championship belt from Ronda Rousey at UFC 193. Holm was in attendance at the Canelo versus Cotto boxing match that happened over the weekend at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. FightHype caught up with the new UFC champion and asked...

Nov 17, 2015 12:31 pm

Laila Ali takes verbal shots at Rousey

Following Ronda Rousey’s brutal KO loss to Holly Holm this past weekend at UFC 193, many fighters, fans, and celebrities took the opportunity to bash Rousey. Retired undefeated boxer Laila Ali, daughter of the great Muhammad Ali, took the opportunity to fire some verbal shots at Rousey. She spoke to TMZ: “Holly Holm is a...

Nov 17, 2015 11:39 am

Floyd Mayweather Jr. extends offer to help Ronda Rousey with her boxing

Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s recognition of former UFC champion Ronda Rousey has taken a big shift. The two who have had a history of criticizing one another in the media, but that seems to be taking a shift in the other direction, at least from Mayweather’s end. The undefeated retired boxing superstar first defended Rousey after her...

Oct 30, 2015 12:54 pm

Oscar De La Hoya has been in talks with Ronda Rousey regarding boxing career

UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has gone on record and said that she wants to win titles in sports outside of MMA. Her initiative to be remembered as the greatest combat sport fighter of all time would require her to step outside of the Octagon and in to a new ring. Retired boxing world champion...

Oct 20, 2015 12:12 pm

Why BJ Penn should be listed in the ‘Giving Back’ Hall of Fame

Our own BJ Penn was featured in an article from Impact Flow titled “These Four Professional Athletes Should Be In The ‘Giving Back’ Hall of Fame.” The article covered a short list of professional athletes that have uncovered their ability to make a positive difference in the world through their athletic abilities. The article lists...

Oct 6, 2015 4:49 am

Hopkins: ‘Canelo Is The Next Blockbuster Superstar’

With Floyd Mayweather gone there certainly is a void left in his place. Mayweather, for better or worst, was basically the face of boxing. Yes, there are fighters like Manny Pacquiao, but you can’t argue with the numbers Mayweather brought in throughout his career and the the fact that he was someone who people just...

Sep 22, 2015 6:03 am

Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Nick Diaz: “Let the man smoke his weed!”

Last Monday UFC fighter Nick Diaz was handed a five year suspension and a fine of $165,000. The suspension came from the Nevada State Athletic Commission who cited past offenses and what they saw as a lack of respect for the commission as their reasons for giving such a lengthy and controversial suspension. In the...

Sep 13, 2015 12:21 pm

Ronda Rousey reacts to “Canelo” Alvarez’s re-signing with Golden Boy Promotions

With Floyd “Money” Mayweather retired, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez has the opportunity to become one of the biggest stars in boxing today. Fresh off a major knockout win over James Kirkland in May, Alvarez has inked an extension with Oscar De La Hoya and his “Golden Boy Promotion”! Miguel Cotto is set to challenge “Canelo” Alvarez...

Sep 13, 2015 3:26 am

WATCH! Mayweather makes Berto chase him around the ring

Floyd Mayweather’s style of fighting may not be the most entertaining thing for casual boxing fans to watch. Even diehard fans of the sport criticize “Money’s” evasive style of fighting, labeling it “boring” while accusing it of destroying the sport. Whether fans or fighters like it or not, the fact remains that Mayweather is rich...

Sep 4, 2015 5:07 am

Forrest Griffin: ‘I Could Turn NBA Players Into MMA Pros In A Week’

Retired UFC fighter and cast member of TUF 1, Forrest Griffin recently spent some time with NBA players from the Detroit Pistons and apparently he’s so confident in his teaching skills that he says he could turn them in to MMA pros in just a week. The basketball team journeyed to Las Vegas and went...

Aug 30, 2015 1:28 am

WATCH! Mayweather laughs as MMA fighter employee gets KOd in boxing ring

The undefeated king of professional boxing is set to make his return to pay-per-view when he squares off with Andre Berto in what is expected to be “Money’s” final fight. The bout is set to take place on September 12, 2015. Go behind the scenes of both fighters’ training camps by watching the following episode...

Aug 18, 2015 12:44 am

Chris Leben Takes The Plunge — Jumps Off Cliff With Babe In Thong

Retired UFC middleweight Chris ‘The Crippler’ Leben is known for his vicious striking and KO power. He’s also been known for his wild out of the octagon antics, like those portrayed on TUF 1. He’s a fan favorite and even though he’s not in the cage anymore, he’s still a major name in the MMA...

Aug 14, 2015 4:44 pm

Chael Sonnen Hints That He Wants Anderson Silva Rematch

Is former UFC middleweight Chael Sonnen hinting that he wants a third fight with Anderson Silva? The ‘OG’ himself sent out a very cryptic Tweet on Thursday with the message ‘#oneMoreTime’. So what does this have to do with Silva. Well the tweet was sent out very shortly after Silva’s highly publicized hearing with the...

Aug 12, 2015 8:39 am

Coach: ‘Fedor’s Return Is Serious, Has Greater Potential Than Before’

The man, the myth, the legend Fedor Emelianenko still has everyone wondering where he’ll end up. A lot of talk has been going around about him ‘talking’ with the UFC and a potential match up with champion Fabricio Werdum, who beat Fedor. None of that is confirmed or even hinted at being confirmed yet, but...

Jun 30, 2015 9:20 am

BJ Penn Talks Hall of Fame Induction, Greatest Moment of Career & More

Late in May, it was confirmed that two division champion BJ Penn would be inducted into the “Modern Era” wing of the UFC Hall of Fame. His professional fighting career lasted over thirteen years and he defeated the likes of Kenny Florian, Diego Sanchez and Sean Sherk during his dominant UFC Lightweight Championship run. When...

Jun 23, 2015 12:53 pm

BJ Penn Named Hawaii MVP OF The Week, Talks Favorite UFC Moment, More — WATCH!

From KITV.com: HONOLULU —He’s one of only two fighters to win world titles in two separate weight classes. And next month, he’ll be honored for that feature when he is officially enshrined into the UFC Hall of Fame. BJ Penn, now retired, is KITV’s Hawaii MVP this week, but, as our Brandi Higa reports, the...

May 14, 2015 2:06 am

Taylor vs. Baroni | UFC Fight Night 66 Edition

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will make its long-awaited debut in the Philippines this Saturday when “UFC Fight Night 66” takes place inside Pasay’s Mall of Asia Arena. The historic event is headlined by a key featherweight fight featuring former UFC lightweight champion Frankie “The Answer” Edgar (18-4-1 MMA) taking on former WEC featherweight title...

Apr 24, 2015 1:47 pm

BETTING BREAKDOWN! Everything You Need To Know About Mayweather vs. Pacquiao

Boxing is about to take center stage on May 2nd as Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather finally meet in the ring for their dream match. The event is expected to break pay-per-view records, and you can BET that it’ll be the busiest night of a bookie’s year. What waits for you below is the LONGEST...

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...