Bisping officially calls it quits

It’s over. One of the biggest names in the UFC has retired. Former middleweight champion Michael Bisping achieved in his UFC tenure what most never will. In addition to crushing Luke Rockhold for the middleweight title he also won The Ultimate Fighter season 3 making for one heck of a Cinderella story. He fought in … Read more

Gilbert Melendez realizes the end is near

If you saw Gilbert Melendez make his featherweight debut against Jeremy Stephens at UFC 215 last weekend, you probably wondered what had happened to the former Strikeforce lightweight champ. He looked completely deflated and out-classed from bell to bell, had his leg nearly broke in half, but somehow still managed to last all three rounds. … Read more

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