Archive: retired fighters

Mar 5, 2014 8:41 am

The Legacy of Danzig – What His Retirement Teaches Fans & Fighters

Mac Danzig Realizes Now Is The Time To Save His Mind, Body After 13 years, 34 professional fights and almost 135 minutes of action inside the Octagon, Mac Danzig has had enough – and I don’t blame him. Danzig announced his retirement from MMA on Tuesday night, citing many reasons. Ultimately, Danzig’s decision will likely...

Feb 1, 2014 10:02 am

Dana White Happy With Pat Barry’s Leave From MMA

“I’m happy. Pat Barry is a guy who’s been in wars. He’s fun to watch fight, but it gets to a point where when a guy gets knocked out a few times I would love to see them retire. So many fighters that I’ve had conversations with really, really like Pat Barry, and really care...

Nov 8, 2013 11:05 am

VIDEO | UFC Fight Night 32 Weigh-ins (Full Replay)

If you missed BJPENN.COM’s live streaming of today’s UFC Fight Night 32: Belfort vs. Henderson’ weigh-ins, here is the uncut, unedited replay to watch at your own convenience. Today’s event took place from the Goiania Arena in Goiania, Goias, Brazil.

Nov 8, 2013 10:48 am

‘UFC Fight Night 32’ Official Weigh-in Results

Today’s official ‘UFC Fight Night 32: Belfort vs. Henderson’ weigh-ins took place from the Goiania Arena in Goiania, Goias, Brazil. All fighters made their contracted weight for tomorrow’s event and both main event fighters came in slightly under the 206 pound limit for their light-heavyweight contest. The official weigh-in results are as follows: MAIN CARD:...

Nov 8, 2013 9:45 am

Henderson: I Don’t Care What [Belfort’s] On, I’m Going To Beat Him Up

As I spoke about in an earlier article, Belfort and Henderson will be on an even TRT (testosterone replacement therapy) playing field for their upcoming showdown, at Ultimate Fight Night 32.  How they arrived at that field, however, is up for debate. “Hendo” believes that Belfort is using TRT because of prior steroid use, not...

Nov 8, 2013 8:53 am

Dan Henderson Says He’ll Consider Retirement in Two Years

At the age of 43, Dan Henderson is set to face Vitor Belfort at UFC Fight Night 32 this Saturday.  Win or lose, says Henderson, retirement won’t come at the heels of this fight.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA As Dan Henderson prepares for his rematch against Vitor Belfort at UFC Fight Night 32 Saturday...

Sep 7, 2013 11:31 am

Stefan Struve: “Retirement is not an option”

Earlier in the week UFC President Dana White came out and stated that he thought Stefan Struve’s fighting career was over. The 7-foot tall heavyweight’s torn heart is a condition that the UFC boss can’t fathom a recover from. Struve, at just 25-years-old believes that his run towards the top of the UFC’s ladder is...

May 27, 2013 10:04 am

Forrest Griffin Talks Retirement, UFC Future and More

TUF 1 champion and former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Forrest Griffin retired from active competition last weekend following the UFC 160 pay-per-view event. In this video he explains the retirement announcement and what is next for him inside the UFC organization.

Jan 24, 2013 11:26 am

Matt Hughes Officially Retires From Fighting At Today’s Press Conference | UFC NEWS

The man who many consider the most dominant champion in UFC history, Matt Hughes, retired today at the UFC on FOX 6 pre-fight press conference. UFC president Dana White announced the decision and let Matt Hughes, who was in attendance, say a few words before departing from the event. Hughes will remain an active part...

Dec 12, 2012 11:29 am

Mark Hominick Retires From Mixed Martial Arts Competition | UFC NEWS

“I truly got to live my passion and follow my dreams by competing in mixed martial arts, especially under the Zuffa banner, but UFC 154, that’s the last fight I’ll be in the octagon, as I’m retiring and looking to move on to the next phase of my career. As a family, I have young...

Nov 20, 2012 9:54 am

Following Most Recent Loss UFC Vet Rich Clementi Retires | MMA NEWS

Well, I guess this day had to come some time. Just wish it could have been on my terms but then again we all know that wouldn’t have happened because I would have always wanted just one more time under those lights. I am so grateful for the things this sport has taught me. The...