Is it time for Weidman to regroup or simply retire?

After suffering a brutal knockout loss to Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza at UFC 230 this past weekend, Chris Weidman finds himself in a position in his career that we are quite familiar with. We’ve seen the dilemma before in fellow former champs like Chuck Liddell, Rich Franklin, and Michael Bisping. Towards the end of their careers … Read more

Rick Story retires from fighting

Rick Story has officially retired from a fighting career that included a 7 year stretch in the UFC where he amassed an admirable 12-7 record . His last bout for the organization was a TKO loss to Cowboy Cerrone back at UFC 202. Almost two years later he began fighting for the Professional Fighting League where he went 2-1. His retirement ends a pro career (21-10) that started back in 2007 . Here is his official announcement which came via Twitter…

We wish you all the best in the future Rick and thanks for all of the memories.

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Another former champ calls it quits

Former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks has called it quits at 34. He has struggled to make weight and at one point a few years ago when I spoke with him he mentioned he could retire at ’35 or so’. This is still kind of surprising and came via MMAJunkie’s radio program: I’m done. I’m retiring. … 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