Boxing loses another Klitschko to retirement

Former boxing heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko announced his retirement on August 3rd. Klitschko was the WBO, WBA, and IBF champion and sported a solid record of 69-5. He has a brother named Vitali who is also a former champion. Klitschko is currently an adjunct professor at Switzerland’s University of St. Gallen. Here’s the announcement via … Read more

Miguel Torres officially retires from MMA

MMA pioneer Miguel Torres took to Facebook today to announce his retirement. As I sit here on the mat in my academy contemplating my life and all of the possibilities that can manifest from just mere choice, my heart feels too overburdened and overwhelmed to be able to seriously train for another fight. Wearing so … Read more

Faber believes Van Zant should be main event

Urijah Faber

UFC on FOX 22 will take place December 17 at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, California. It will be Urijah Faber’s final fight and he will face Brad Pickett for the send off. Paige Van Zant will square off against “Karate Hottie” Michelle Waterson in the main event and Mickey Gall vs. Sage Northcutt … Read more

Bethe Correia slams Miesha Tate over retirement

Miesha Tate retired recently after losing to Raquel Pennington. It’s a big deal because her presence in the women’s bantamweight division was greatly appreciated. Her departure will create a sizable crater and it’s one not so easily filled since she was one of the pioneers of getting mainstream acceptance for women’s fighting. Almost unanimously the … Read more

Manny Gamburyan retires following UFC Fight Night 100 loss

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

Carlos Condit: ‘I don’t know if I can continue to take shots, honestly’

Following his quick submission defeat at the hands of Demian Maia at UFC on FOX 21 Saturday night, former UFC interim welterweight title holder Carlos Condit is seriously considering hanging it up. The 32-year-old Jackson-Winkeljohn product has been competing professionally since 2002 and has put together an impressive 30-10 resume. However, he has dropped five … Read more

Will Daniel Cormier Retire with Another Loss to Jon Jones?

It is sad to think, but if Jon Jones walks away victorious this Saturday night at UFC 200, it may be the last time we ever see Daniel Cormier inside the octagon. Current LHW champion, Daniel Cormier has always been a fierce competitor. From his days to wrestling in the Olympics, to his accomplishment of … Read more

Did Conor McGregor just retire?

What is the meaning of this? What’s going on here? Ireland’s most famous and Notorious mixed martial artist Conor McGregor sent out a Tweet today saying he was retiring early and thanks for the good times for making him the richest man the sport has ever seen. .@TheNotoriousMMA pic.twitter.com/hBuZEpaBVr — MMA GIFS (@mma_gifs_) April 19, … Read more

Put that thing away! Matt Mitrione’s eye injury is out of control!

No matter how you look at it, this sucks. During Sunday night’s heavyweight tilt between Matt Mitrione and Travis Browne at UFC Fight Night 81 in Boston, “Meathead” took took two pokes to the eye and a big slam that damaged his shoulder — but it was a punch that swole his right eye up to … Read more

Dana White should not let BJ Penn fight Nik Lentz

UFC Hall of Famer, former welterweight and lightweight champion BJ Penn might come out of retirement to fight Nik Lentz (26-7-2, 1 NC) according to various reports. The two have been going back and forth with one another via social media and other mediums with Penn wanting to fight at UFC 197. Penn posted a … Read more