Following a second round TKO loss to Johnny Eduardo at UFC Fight Night 100 in Sao Paulo on Saturday, Manny “The Anvil” Gamburyan (15-10, 1 NC) announced his retirement. The 35-year-old Armenian judo blackbelt has been entertaining MMA fans since 1999 and made his UFC debut in 2007 as a cast member of The Ultimate … Read more
Could Carlos Condit really retire after that amazing performance against Robbie Lawler last night in the UFC 195 main event? That’s the word after the two had one of the best rounds in UFC history to close out the first Pay-Per-View card of 2016. We here at PMN had Condit winning. Dana White even said he … Read more
A shoulder injury has taken Mirko Cro Cop (31-11-2, 1 NC) out of a scheduled bout against Anthony Hamilton at UFC Fight Night 79 in Seoul, Korea. And the 41-year-old Croatian legend subsequently announced his retirement. A statement posted on www.mirkofilipovic.com reads: Dear friends, unfortunately I had to cancel the fight in Seoul. In the beginning of … Read more
Former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin has officially announced his retirement from MMA as a fighter. The 40 year old Franklin (29-7, 1NC) hasn’t competed since November 2012, a first round KO loss against Cung Le in China. Franklin did his own thing after that fight even though he had one fight left on his … Read more
Here’s a hint. If you’re a UFC fighter, don’t run from a drug test or you may just find yourself without a way to make a living. Wanderlei Silva (aka “The Axe Murderer”) evaded a random drug test by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) earlier this year, only to later claim he had been … Read more
Since I hear a lot of people talking about Ronda all the time, I thought I’d help you frame your discussion a little bit when you talk about her getting beat. Here’s why its not going to happen and why she’ll retire undefeated. Here are the facts… In order to beat Ronda Rousey you need … Read more
After more than a decade of fighting MMA as a professional, The Ultimate Fighter season 1 veteran Chris Leben (22-11) has announced his retirement. UFC fans may recall Leben quit on his stool between rounds following a brutal first round against Uriah Hall at UFC 168 back in December. The loss marked Leben’s fourth straight defeat.
UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre announced that he was going to vacant his title and step away from the sport of MMA today. St-Pierre defended his title for the ninth time with a split decision win over Johny Hendricks at UFC 167. Hendricks will now take on Robbie Lawler for the vacant title at UFC 171 in March. Hear St-Pierre speak about why he wanted to go out on top and other factors that influenced his decision in the video.
Although Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell (21-8) has lost five of his last six bouts and been knocked out in his last three, he is still not quite sure if he is ready to hang up the gloves.