Matt “The Hammer” Hamill retires

After two lackluster performances inside the Octagon it was not hard to notice something with Matt “The Hammer” Hamill was not quite right. Today “The Hammer” has announced his retirement from professional mixed martial arts.

Listen to today’s UFC 130 teleconference with Rampage, Hamill, Mir, Nelson

n anticipation of next week’s UFC 130: Rampage vs. Hamill event scheduled for Saturday, May 28, in Las Vegas, the UFC held a conference call Thursday with the main and co-main event fighters.

Rampage Jackson admits he’s not the same fighter he once was; plans to retire at 35

Quinton Jackson, who turns 33 next month, admits he is not the same fighter he used to be and says he will retire at age 35. Jackson will face Matt Hamill in the UFC 130 main event on May 28.

UFC 121 fallout: Dana White comments on UFC 121 winners and losers

Dana White discusses Tito Ortiz’s days in the UFC being over, Jake Shields’ debut performance, what Brock Lesnar’s loss means and the significance of having a Mexican heavyweight champ.

UFC 121 results, play-by-play

“UFC 121: Lesnar vs. Velasquez” takes place tonight and features a heavyweight title fight between Brock Lesnar and Cain Velasquez. Join us for LIVE results and play-by-play commentary on all the action.

Watch tonight’s UFC 121 press conference LIVE on ProMMAnow.com at 1:15 a.m. ET

The “UFC 121: Lesnar vs. Velasquez” post-fight press conference takes place late tonight immediately following UFC 121 and will broadcast in a LIVE video stream in our UFC ROOM.

ProMMAnow.com UFC 121 staff picks

As we do with every major card, the ProMMAnow.com staff weighs-in with their thoughts on each of the “UFC 121: Lesnar vs. Velasquez” main card bouts (and one Spike TV prelim bout as a bonus).