563 Search Results for retired

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...

Nov 6, 2015 10:37 pm

Belfort predicts McGregor will be forgotten

Former UFC champion Vitor Belfort has been around MMA for quite some time, and has seen many trash talkers in his day. Given that, he believes that once UFC interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor loses, he will be forgotten. Belfort spoke to Combate: “Trash talkers always existed, since the Tank Abbott days. Conor is winning,...

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 28, 2015 1:27 pm

Take a wild guess at who just bought this $3.5M 2015 Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse

Welcome back in Molsheim @dutchbugs #dutchbugs #bugatti #veyron #vitesse #wrcedition A photo posted by Bugatti Official (@bugatti) on Oct 7, 2015 at 8:25am PDT None other than Floyd Mayweather Jr. purchased the last brand new 2015 Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse. With a hefty price tag of $3,498,000, Mayweather is one of those fortunate enough...

Oct 21, 2015 2:30 pm

PHOTO | Floyd Mayweather shows what 19 years of hard work gets

After 19 years of boxing professionally Floyd Mayweather has earned some serious hardware. Throughout the course of his historic boxing career Mayweather compiled a 49-0 record and won numerous championships, most notably the WBC championship in 5 different weight classes. ‘Money’ posted the following photo on Twitter showcasing his extensive collection of championship belts. It...

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 20, 2015 9:33 am

Lesnar: “I felt robbed by diverticulitis”

Earlier this year there was heavy speculation as to whether or not former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar would return to the UFC when his contract with the WWE expired. Lesnar, who ultimately re-signed with the WWE, hadn’t fought in the octagon since December of 2011, where he suffered a quick TKO loss to Alistair Overeem and...

Oct 20, 2015 8:13 am

Chael Sonnen discusses UFC 200 return rumors

Despite Chael Sonnen announcing his retirement prior to being handed a 2-year suspension from the NSAC back in July of 2014, there has been much speculation as to whether or not Sonnen will return to the sport when his suspension is up. ‘The American Gangster’ recently shut the door on talks of a potential return...

Oct 18, 2015 7:59 am

WATCH! “GGG” knocks out Lemieux in the 8th round

Longer #GGG TKO Highlight pic.twitter.com/MGOL6EgeUY — ZombieProphet (@ZProphet_MMA) October 18, 2015 All eyes were on Gennady “GGG” Golovkin on October 17th as he took center stage at Madison Square Garden in New York City for his fight with David Lemieux. With Floyd Mayweather retired from the ring, all eyes are on Golovkin to carry the...

Oct 14, 2015 10:43 am

Mayweather Hits Cuba And Finds New Appreciation For Their Fighters

Retired boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. seems to be enjoying his life out of the ring. The boxer recently traveled to Cuba and got to see how Cuban boxers train and workout. After seeing it all, Mayweather says that he has a new appreciation for all Cuban boxers. The undefeated fighter took to Instagram and shared...

Oct 14, 2015 6:44 am

Mayweather Plays Mike Tyson’s Punch Out — Loses

A video posted by Floyd Mayweather (@floydmayweather) on Oct 12, 2015 at 4:15pm PDT Well I guess you can’t win them all….. Retired boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. posted this video of himself playing the classic ‘Mike Tyson Punch Out’ game. Unfortunately he didn’t come up with the win and was KO’d. I would say he...

Oct 13, 2015 5:23 am

Wanderlei Silva and NSAC hearing date set for late October

MMA legend Wanderlei Silva will once again go in front of the Nevada State Athletic Commission. The last time he was there the Brazilian was handed a lifetime ban for running from a drug test. Since then the retired fighter has been pretty vocal, speaking out against the UFC for shady practices. However, a district...