490 Search Results for retired

Jul 21, 2015 12:13 pm

Randy Couture: ‘If The UFC Signs Fedor, Then I’m Out’

Former two-division UFC champion Randy Couture has been answering questions lately, ever since Fedor Emelianenko announced he would be returning to MMA. The two never fought, but came close and now fans are wondering if ‘The Natural’ would consider coming back for the fight. Here’s what he said to MMAFighting: “You never say never —...

Jul 20, 2015 11:56 am

UFC Vet Din Thomas Happy With New Fight Life

“I’ve been retired for about two years now and I’ve transitioned into doing a lot of coaching. I’m one of the main coaches for American Top Team now. I can’t complain. I get to work with high-level athletes, I still get to come to these shows and be a part of this game. I’m really happy about that....

Jul 17, 2015 9:21 am

UFC Fighters React To Mike Swick’s Retirement

UFC welterweight and TUF 1 vet Mike ‘Quick’ Swick has officially retired from the sport of MMA. Swick hadn’t been active in quite some time, until he came back at UFC 189 this past Saturday and loss a tough decision to Alex Garcia. After the fight Swick decided to hang up the gloves and call...

Jul 8, 2015 8:17 am

UFC Middleweight Costas Philippou Retires From MMA

Yesterday we reported that UFC middleweight Costas Philippou (13-5 MMA) had been removed from the official UFC rankings. When a fighter is removed from the rankings system it is usually a strong indication that he or she has been released from their contract, popped for a failed drug test or possibly retiring. After some brief...

Jul 7, 2015 9:29 am

Chael Sonnen: ‘I Turn Chaos Into Cash’

MMA’s Original Gangster Chael Sonnen has stayed relevant in the sport despite being retired and booted from his FOX Sports analyst gig. Sonnen now works with ESPN and has his own podcast called ‘You’re Welcome’. He stays busy in the MMA world and always has a comment for every bit of news going around. So...

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 24, 2015 8:46 am

UFC Champ T.J. Dillashaw Believes Jose Aldo Planning To Retire Soon

UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw suffered a broken rib while training for his rematch with Renan Barao and had to pull out of the fight, so he knows a thing or two about what featherweight champion Jose Aldo is going through right now. Dillashaw called into Stud Show Radio and talked about the news and...

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...

Jun 4, 2015 4:04 am

Chael Sonnen Inspired By Cormier, Talks About Returning To MMA

The ‘American Gangster’ retired from MMA in 2014. Could he now be planning a comeback? The former UFC title challenger appeared on Jon Anik and Kennt Florian’s Podcast and talked about watching Daniel Cormier win the light-heavyweight title. “I thought it was inspiring. One because I’m a wrestler so I’m always excited to see wrestling...

Jun 2, 2015 5:25 am

Heath Herring: ‘It Was Totally Cool To Use PEDs In Japan’

Even if you’ve never actually seen Heath Herring fight, you have most likely seen the viral video of him knocking a guy out for kissing him during the staredowns. Well, he’s been retired now for a while but recently did a Q&A for PokerNews and talked all about his career including steroid use and even...

May 23, 2015 1:36 pm

TRT User Matt Serra: ‘It Definitely Made A Difference For Vitor’

Chris Weidman is set to defend his UFC middleweight title against Vitor Belfort tonight at UFC 187. Ahead of the fight a lot has been said and discussed about Belfort’s use of TRT in the past. Even before the weigh-ins it was revealed that even off the treatment Belfort’s levels were still higher than Weidman’s,...

May 21, 2015 9:00 am

At Just 26, 4x BJJ World Champ Guilherme Mendes Retires

The world of competitive grappling saw one of their greatest rising stars retire at the young age of 26 years old. After a few months of inactivity, four time world champion Guilherme Mendes has confirmed with Bloody Elbow that he is, in fact, retired. Mendes posted a cryptic Instagram post on his account with an...

May 19, 2015 12:06 pm

Jenna Back Into Sport, Sends Kind Words To Mark Munoz

Mark Munoz retired after his fight at “UFC Fight Night 66” this past Saturday morning and left his gloves in the center of the octagon. Munoz gave an amazing heartfelt speech that brought many fans in attendance to tears, and he left for the final time to a standing ovation. Jenna Jameson was among one...

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...

May 2, 2015 2:02 am

GSP: ‘I’m not interested’ In A UFC Return… Yet

Georges St. Pierre has made several appearances for the UFC in the recent weeks due to the fact that they just ran a card in his home country. Along with appearing at the event, St. Pierre also hosted a Q&A session along with Rory MacDonald. St. Pierre’s most recent media appearance was on UFC Tonight...

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 23, 2015 8:54 am

GSP vs. A Bottle Of Bud Light On This Dude’s Head

Georges St. Pierre may be retired from the Ultimate Fighting Championship, but that doesn’t mean he doesn’t throw heat anymore! Watch St. Pierre kick this filled glass bottle of Bud Light off some guy’s head— don’t try this at home! Thanks to @Tommywalkup, the #BudLightLiving Champ, for helping me test my knee. Next one’s on...

Apr 22, 2015 9:32 am

GSP’s Ex-Manager: ‘I Know For Sure GSP Will Come Back For One Fight’

“Georges is going to come back for one fight. I can’t say he’s going to come back and go on a title run and do 10 fights, but I know for sure he’s going to come back for one fight.” “It’s one of those things where, Georges got injured, which is something that wasn’t expected,...

Apr 12, 2015 5:47 pm

WATCH! Matt Riddle Set To Try Out For The WWE

Former UFC welterweight Matt Riddle is gearing up for a possible stint with the WWE. According to Wrestling Inc. Riddle will be participating in a WWE tryout next month. TUF 7 cast member retired from MMA after his 2014 win in Titan Fighting Championship and has since been training to be a professional wrestler. Riddle,...

Apr 11, 2015 3:30 pm

GSP to Coach: ‘I’m Getting the Itch to Fight Again’

“I trained him 2 days ago, before he went home. I said, ‘what do you think, are you going to fight again?’ He said ‘I’m getting the itch.’ I said, ‘well if you do, make sure you’re 100% healthy and everything is on point’. He said ‘the only way I’ll fight again is if you...