638 Search Results for retired

Jan 6, 2016 1:32 pm

Martin Kampmann officially retires from MMA

While Martin Kampmann hasn’t been in the Octagon since his 2013 TKO loss to Carlos Condit, he hasn’t officially retired, until now. On Wednesday afternoon Kampmann was featured in an article on UFC.com, in which he officially announced his retirement. “I’ve known for a while. I just haven’t really made it official. I’m not sure...

Jan 5, 2016 3:22 pm

Ray Sefo says he turned down fight with Fedor

For quite some time leading up to Fedor Emelianenko’s MMA return on New Year’s Eve there was speculation as to who ‘The Last Emperor’ would be fighting. While he ultimately ended up fighting and defeating Jaideep Singh, the first man who was named as Emelianenko’s opponent, apparently the fight was offered to retired kickboxing legend...

Jan 5, 2016 9:50 am

Kimbo delivers in Reddit ‘ask me anything’

Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson has another fight in a Spike-televised event with Bellator 149 on Feb. 19. The popular fighter who knocked out Ken Shamrock in his last ratings record-breaking Bellator event hosted an AMA or “ask me anything” on Reddit ahead of his next fight. Kimbo answered questions ranging from fighting to food and gave fun...


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 30, 2015 7:41 am

Rare Video: Mirko Cro Cop Filipovic Training with his Son?

Retired former  UFC fighter and K-1 Grand-Prix champion Mirko Filipovic fought his final fight at UFC Fight Night 64.   The contest with Gabriel Gonzaga ended in classic “Cro Cop” fashion with a finish extending his win streak to three before calling it quits. Filipovic (31-11-2-1 MMA) at 41 looks like he can easily go...

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...

Dec 22, 2015 8:55 am

Tough Guy Tuesday: Dave ‘Tiger’ Williams

In this week’s edition of ‘Tough Guy Tuesday’ we feature legendary NHL enforcer Dave ‘Tiger’ Williams. Williams may be best known as the NHL’s all-time penalty minutes leader, but the native of Weyburn, Saskatchewan, Canada could also play some hockey. The 5-foot-11 winger began his NHL career with the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1974 and...

Dec 18, 2015 3:29 pm

The Return! Fans chant ‘One more fight!’ for Brian Stann

Fox Sports 1 analyst Brian Stann has been retired from MMA since his 2013 KO loss to Wanderlei Silva in a Fight of the Year candidate. Several months after the fight Stann announced his retirement, and settled into his position as an analyst and commentator for the UFC. With that being said, many of Stann’s...

Dec 7, 2015 9:24 am

Chael Sonnen on McGregor Interview: “The secret to success is failure”

There has been a great deal of buzz about the largest event in UFC history. Chael Sonnen gives his ideas on the headliner. MMAFighing captures the quotes. “I have never seen a fight of this magnitude where both guys are so scared that they’re going to lose,” Sonnen told Submission Radio. “Every time you have...

Dec 6, 2015 4:10 pm

“The Greatest” Daughter Laila Ali’s Daughter : Watch now! Rare footage

  Ever have those cute family videos when you were a kid throwing precise technical strikes around 5 or 6 years old? Me neither. But this former women’s champion Laila Ali does, and boy can this kid throw down! Retired female fighter Laila Ali was one of boxings biggest stars before she retired undefeated. Most...

Dec 6, 2015 10:45 am

Watch “Money” Mayweather: Break Record in Russia

Floyd “Money” Mayweather may be retired from boxing but the former pound for pound fighter in the world still has more to give to the sport. A masterclass held by “Money” broke last year’s record. The boxing legend invited hundreds of fans to attend training session, held in the ring at a local concert hall,...

Dec 3, 2015 3:26 pm

PHOTO | Floyd Mayweather is given ultra-controversial Christmas present

This Christmas present given to Floyd Mayweather during his time in Moscow, Russia has already earned the retired Boxing legend quite a bit of criticism. Many social media users are calling for ‘Money’ to release the exotic Indian tiger into the wild where it belongs, but we’re not too sure Mayweather will listen to social...

Dec 3, 2015 3:12 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Chad George retires from MMA, plans to take Jiu-Jitsu world by storm

Last week it was announced that Bellator MMA fighter and MMA veteran Chad George would be retiring from competition after nearly 10 years as a professional fighter. Over the course of his 24 professional fights, George fought under numerous high-profile promotional banners, including Bellator MMA, WEC, BAMMA, and Tachi Palace to name a few. In...

Nov 28, 2015 5:12 pm

GSP on Dana White: “I would have come back sooner!”

UFC 167 was supposed to be the former welterweight champ George Saint Pierre’s “swan song”. GSP defended the welterweight title 9 times before calling it quits. Now, GSP is letting everyone know that he would be back sooner if Dana would have handled certain situations differently. A lot of speculation as to why Pierre retired...

Nov 25, 2015 6:01 pm

GSP opens up on issues with UFC post-UFC 167

Georges St. Pierre Says Dana White Is The… by smackhisface1 Following Georges St. Pierre’s final UFC fight back at UFC 167 in 2013, there were several rumors as to some behind the scenes post-fight drama that took place. Now, in a recent interview on Chael Sonnen’s “You’re Welcome” podcast GSP opened up about what happened...

Nov 25, 2015 4:11 pm

Mirko Cro Cop gets 2 year suspension

Last month MMA legend Mirko Cro Cop withdrew from his UFC FN 79 bout against Anthony Hamilton and subsequently retired due to a shoulder injury. Shortly after Cro Cop announced his retirement, he released a second statement admitting that he used human growth hormone to treat the shoulder injury. Wednesday afternoon the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency...

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 18, 2015 8:24 am

WATCH! Old man knocks out two drunken thieves

VIRAL VIDEO: Drunken thugs try to rob this old man, but little do they know he's a former boxer.. Posted by Sunday World on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 When these two drunk guys attempted to rob an old man, they had no idea that their mark was in fact a retired boxer. Needless to say,...

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...

Nov 17, 2015 9:46 am

Mayweather on Rousey: ‘take into consideration that she has feelings’

Although Ronda Rousey and Floyd Mayweather Jr. have had their rocky history taking jabs at one another in the media, Mayweather took to Rousey’s defense after her loss this past weekend at UFC 193. The retired undefeated boxing icon spoke with FightHype and says all the Internet bullies and people that are making fun of...

Nov 11, 2015 5:50 pm

Officials reveal Cro Cop potentially violated Anti-Doping policy

Earlier this week it was revealed that MMA legend Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipovic had retired from MMA competition ahead of his ‘UFC FN: Seoul’ bout against Anthony Hamilton later this month. While Cro Cop blamed a lingering shoulder injury for his retirement, the UFC announced that he had also potentially violated the USADA rules. They...

Nov 10, 2015 11:52 am

Ronaldo and his Brazilian agency part ways with UFC over ‘unfair’ treatment of fighters

Soccer icon Ronaldo Nazario de Lima and his 9ine Sports & Entertainment company have announced that they will no longer be working with the UFC due to “arbitrarily” changing its sponsorship funding rules and fighter remuneration. The marketing company that the retired soccer star is President of, spent the last few years building up stars...

Nov 10, 2015 7:11 am

Mirko Cro Cop pulls out of UFC FN Seoul co-headliner, retires from MMA

News broke this morning that MMA and kickboxing legend Mirko Cro Cop had withdrawn from his UFC Fight Night Seoul co-main event bout later this month, and subsequently retired from MMA. Cro Cop released a message via his website, revealing that a shoulder injury which he has been training with throughout this entire fight camp...