AJ Lee retires from WWE

Former three-time WWE Divas Champion AJ Lee has retired from in-ring competition according to WWE officials. Unfortunately that’s about all we know at this point. The 28-year-old wife of newly-signed UFC fighter CM Punk lost her Divas title to Nikki Bella last November, then was out three-months with a back injury. She made her return … Read more

Wanderlei Silva retires, blasts UFC for underpaying fighters

Wanderlei Silva, “The Axe Murderer”, has retired. He released the following video today explaining his reasons, saying the UFC underpays and does not respect their fighters. All of this certainly has nothing to do with the fact Wanderlei ran from a random NSAC drug test earlier this year and was likely going to have a … Read more

Open letter: Chris Leben thanks his fans, talks retirement and future

Longtime UFC middleweight scrapper Chris “The Crippler” Leben (22-11) announced his retirement from professional mixed martial arts competition on Monday. On Tuesday “The Crippler” took to Facebook to thank his supporters and let them know that he will still be involved in MMA, coaching and cornering young fighters out of Victory MMA & Fitness in San Diego.

Seth Petruzelli retires following KO loss to King Mo

After more than a decade of competing as a professional MMA fighter, 33-year-old Seth “The Silverback” Petruzelli (14-8) has announced his retirement. You may remember him most as the Kimbo Killer, but we remember him most here at ProMMAnow.com for the time he told us this…

Curtain closes on a legend as Ortiz calls it quits

To call Tito Ortiz a polarizing figure in the MMA world is beyond an understatement. Fight fans either cannot get enough of the former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion’s edgy demeanor, or find themselves wishing for his annihilation every time he enters the Octagon; there’s no such thing as neutrality when it comes to Tito Ortiz.

Chuck Liddell retires from UFC competition, joins UFC as Executive Vice President of Business Development

Las Vegas, NV (USA) – UFC President Dana White started today’s live press conference for the lightweight title fight between champion Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard at UFC 125 with a surprise announcement regarding one of the sport’s most respected icons. In front of assembled media and fans at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, … Read more