194 Search Results for retired fighters

Oct 27, 2016 7:26 pm

EXCLUSIVE: Dan Severn working on revolutionizing amateur MMA

UFC legend Dan Severn has seen it all when it comes to mixed martial arts. Severn began his MMA career back in 1994 at UFC 4, when rules were at best a recommendation and mixed martial arts was more “no-holds barred” than an organized sport. “The Beast” spoke exclusively with BJPENN.com Radio on Wednesday night...

Oct 26, 2016 8:15 am

Jon Fitch eyeing rematch with potential free agent Georges St-Pierre

Back in 2008, Jon Fitch stepped into the Octagon against UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre. Fitch had been on a tear of the UFC’s welterweight division, going on an 8-fight win streak that saw him defeat notable opponents such as Thiago Alves and Diego Sanchez. Fitch, who was widely regarded as having some of the...

Oct 18, 2016 8:31 am

Report: Morale is Suffering at UFC HQ, Atmosphere Compared to “A Morgue”

Earlier this year, the UFC was sold for a whopping $4 billion – quite a jump from the $2 million Lorenzo and Frank Fertitta purchased it for back in the year 2000. With this groundbreaking sale, which saw the company’s reigns handed to talent agency WME-IMG, the UFC seemed poised to reach new and exciting...

Oct 12, 2016 7:40 am

Dan Henderson’s Top 5 Career Moments

Last Saturday, in the main event of UFC 204, a 46-year-old Dan Henderson fought the final fight of his MMA career. He did so against an old nemesis in Michael Bisping, with the UFC middleweight crown on the line. Despite a spirited effort, Henderson would come up short on the scorecards, failing to win the belt...


Sep 30, 2016 10:34 pm

Cain Velasquez not surprised by Brock Lesnar’s failed drug test

Prior to UFC 200, it was revealed that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar was coming out of retirement to fight heavyweight veteran Mark Hunt on the main card of the historic event. While Lesnar’s return was generally celebrated amongst the MMA community, it was met with a certain amount of controversy. Ordinarily, before a...

Jul 16, 2016 1:34 pm

Rizin returns with 16 man tournament, Mirko Cro Cop & Wanderlei Silva to participate

Rizin FF returns September 25th in Japan with a 16-man heavyweight tournament. According to MMAFighting, the event will feature 16 heavyweight fighters, including MMA legends Mirko Cro Cop and Wanderlei Silva, with the quarterfinal round going down on December 29th, followed by the semifinal on New Year’s Eve, one year after Fedor Emelianenko made his...

Jun 2, 2016 12:49 pm

VIDEO | #TBT battle of the 16-year-olds – Rory MacDonald vs. Jordan Mein

Here’s a trip down memory lane to Rory MacDonald’s third professional fight at the young age of 16! Fellow Canadian Jordan Mein made his professional debut against MacDonald at Rumble in the Cage 17, back on June 17, 2006. MacDonald has matured to be one of the greatest welterweight fighters in the world. MacDonald’s last...

May 1, 2016 8:54 am

Floyd Mayweather claims he has been offered ‘nine figures’ to return to the ring

Floyd Mayweather may have retired from the sport of boxing but that doesn’t mean he isn’t fielding offers for a return fight. The former boxing world champion, who holds an undefeated record of 49-0, retired last year after earning a unanimous decision victory over Andre Berto. In an interview with Showtime’s Jim Gray, Floyd stated...

Apr 22, 2016 9:03 am

UFC reportedly looking to book Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II for UFC 200

The UFC has been left in a bit of a scramble after Conor McGregor announced his retirement, un-retired, and was pulled from his UFC 200 welterweight main event scrap with Nate Diaz. While Nate Diaz was supposed to fly to Vegas to discuss new opponents for the fight, a report emerged Friday morning that Diaz...

Jan 9, 2016 11:53 am

Check this Video : 80’ish Year Old Man vs Much Younger Russian at AKA

If you ever come up with an excuse to miss a training session or a workout,  just remember the older gentleman in this video. Randy Couture retired at a ripe age of 48 from the fight game,  while Dan Henderson still on the active  roster at 45, winning 1 of 3 fights last year. You’re...

Jan 1, 2016 3:36 pm

Pacquiao will postpone retirement for Mayweather rematch

While Manny Pacquiao may have lost his first fight with boxing legend Floyd Mayweather, that hasn’t stopped him from wanting to get a rematch with ‘Money’. There’s been much speculation as to who Pacquiao’s next opponent would be given that his retirement is on the horizon, however on New Years Eve it was revealed that...

Dec 27, 2015 6:34 pm

Mike Tyson Knockout Collection: Iron Mike’s greatest hits

Mike Tyson was one of the most feared boxers ever to step foot in a boxing ring.  His deadly left hook sent many fighters face first to the canvas with no doubt.     Iron Mike may of retired years ago from boxing but remains involved in combat sports as a fan of the UFC....

Dec 22, 2015 5:59 pm

Sonnen updates fans on potential return

Since being suspended by the NSAC back on July 23rd 2014 for two years for a failed drug test, there has been much speculation as to whether or not Chael Sonnen will return to the UFC once his suspension is up. While he may be officially retired, his manager has been insistent that ‘The American...

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...