202 Search Results for retired fighters

Jan 1, 2017 2:40 pm

VIDEO | Cody Garbrandt gets mural in Sacramento after bantamweight title win

Check out the @cody_nolove painting by Sacramento legend @garibaldiarts we had this pre-made to celebrate Cody's victory with a unique Champion shirt @torque1_net so proud of this guy! Broken hearts and hand grenades #nolove A post shared by Urijah Faber (@urijahfaber) on Jan 1, 2017 at 12:06pm PST   Last Friday night, in the co-main...

Dec 20, 2016 11:23 am

Chael Sonnen: Why Liddell and Hughes lost their UFC jobs, but Griffin kept his

When the UFC was purchased by WME-IMG earlier this year, there followed a wave of controversial layoffs, as everyone from Tom Wright to social media specialist Shanda Maloney lost their jobs. The latest high-profile UFC employees on the chopping block were UFC Hall of Famers Matt Hughes and Chuck Liddell, who were given desk jobs...

Dec 19, 2016 8:47 am

VIDEO | Holly Holm breaks down Amanda Nunes vs. Ronda Rousey

The next UFC event on the horizon is UFC 207, which will go down on December 30 in Las Vegas, Nevada. This card will be headlined by a women’s bantamweight title fight between reigning champion Amanda Nunes, and once-dominant former champion Ronda Rousey. Rousey, of course, has not been seen in action in more than...

Nov 16, 2016 11:35 am

USADA Hands Lyoto Machida 18-Month Suspension for Anti-Doping Violation

Earlier this year, former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida was pencilled in for a middleweight bout with the now-retired Dan Henderson. The fight, which was scheduled for April’s UFC on Fox 19 card, would have been a rematch of a slow 2013 bout, which saw Machida walk away with split decision win. Regrettably, Machida...


Nov 16, 2016 8:13 am

UFC 205 medical suspensions

This past Saturday in New York, the UFC hosted its inaugural event at the Madison Square Garden. The event was an action packed one from the start, with things quickly picking up on the main card as Vicente Luque and Tim Boetsch both picked up back to back first round TKO/KO wins to kick off...

Nov 13, 2016 2:29 pm

Dana White Details Argument with Miesha Tate

UFC 205, which marked the Octagon’s debut in New York City has now come and gone. The highlight of the card was undoubtedly Conor McGregor’s history making knockout of lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez. Other highlights included Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson’s unforgettable five round war, which ended in a majority draw, and Yoel Romero’s thunderous...

Nov 10, 2016 8:40 am

Stipe Miocic weighs-in on Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing match

Prior to Conor McGregor’s highly anticipated rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202 back in August, there were talks of the featherweight superstar potentially making the jump to pro boxing to compete with boxing icon Floyd Mayweather in a boxing match. While both sides verbally agreed on the fight, with talks going as far as...

Oct 30, 2016 10:03 am

Anderson Silva Has Been Tested by USADA More Times Than Any Other Fighter in 2016

Anderson Silva, who is widely considered the greatest fighter in the history of mixed martial arts, is the keeper of many impressive records. He’s headlined more pay-per-views than any fighter in UFC history, at 15. He’s tied with Vitor Belfort for the most finishes achieved in UFC history, at 15. He’s earned more knockdowns than any...

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...