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

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