Rousey comments on McGregor’s ‘retirement’

Current WWE star and former UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey appeared on Sportscenter recently. She was asked about Conor McGregor’s ‘retirement’ we covered earlier this week… Her response was short and sweet but she did seem supportive, albeit rightfully skeptical. Well, it’s a creative way to retire, and it was a cryptic way to retire. … Read more

Here’s the statement from McGregor’s reps on the sexual assault allegations relating to his ‘retirement’

There is a reason we didn’t report the initial sexual assault accusations concerning Conor McGregor. Class. Before we begin let us be clear he hasn’t been officially charged and the investigation is just that. Nothing has gone down other than talk. McGregor was hit with said claims stemming from an incident which occurred in Ireland … Read more

Here’s Khabib’s reaction to Conor’s ‘retirement’ that will probably lure the Irishman back

Conor are we really doing this again? Conor McGregor ‘retired’ for the kajillionth fafillionth shabbledoodle doo millionth time on social media. Here’s our coverage of it… As you can see in the above article we highly doubt this is anything more than McGregor laughing at fan responses from behind his keyboard. This is also probably … Read more

McGregor ‘officially retires’ for like the tenth time on Twitter but we doubt it for one reason

Can we be done with this crap already, Conor? Honestly this is beginning to feel like a broken record. Former UFC champ champ Conor McGregor has officially ‘retired’ on Twitter. This is preposterous. When Conor does ANYTHING he makes a spectacle out of it. If a fighter of his significance and drawing power actually retired … Read more

Dana White slams ‘cokehead’ Oscar De La Hoya for letting Chuck Liddell fight

Dana White, for all intents and purposes, forced Chuck Liddell into retirement eight years ago and gave him a cushy job in the UFC until the new owners took over. White was looking out for his friend who had been showing signs of brain trauma after repeated knockout losses inside the octagon. White was disgusted … Read more

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.

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