For the second time in nearly three years, UFC veteran Matt Hamill has announced his retirement from mixed martial arts. more
"The Hammer" is headed back to the toolbox ... this time for good.
Matt Hamill's retirement from mixed martial arts (MMA) ... take two.
The longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veteran, who cut his teeth on season three of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) and gave Michael Bisping his first big rivalry, is calling it quits after a nagging injury has prevented him from getting back inside the cage.
From his official Facebook page: "First and foremost, I would like to thank my most loyal fans fo more
The UFC is home to top Mixed Martial Arts fighters from a range of disciplines. Champion wrestlers, BJJ players, and submission stylists line up alongside karate masters and Muay Thai experts. The top grapplers get to test themselves in other competitions such as ADCC and the BJJ World's, but what about the strikers? Here, Bloody Elbow and Liverkick imagine what would happen if the top UFC strikers were allowed to take fights in GLORY.
Having grown up in the days when Japanese MMA was more than more
The Paradise Warrior will bring UFC world champions and MMA legends to the San Jose convention Center this weekend allowing the fans of Mixed Martial Arts a chance of a lifetime to learn from the best in the fighting game the "secrets." more
When Charles “Do Bronx” Oliveira threw a fight-changing illegal knee to a downed Nik Lentz during their lightweight fight at UFC on Versus 4 back in June of 2011, the crowd at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh came unglued, and not in a good way. Referee Chip Snider may have been indifferent to the foul, but the viewing audience knew right away what had occurred.
Oliveira’s win was changed to a “no-contest” by the Pennsylvania Athletic Commission, and both men have since moved down to 145 p more
UFC media panelists were impressed enough by Conor McGregor's showing last Saturday to give him a spot in the top 10 in the featherweight division.
The latest UFC rankings came out yesterday, and the biggest notable change coming out of the UFC Fight Night Dublin show was Conor McGregor making the top 10 of featherweight for the first time. It's a bit surprising that McGregor, who hasn't beaten a single ranked opponent en route to this spot, was rewarded as such, but I guess style points plays a more
Renowned MMA nutritionist Mike Dolce believes that UFC light heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier can make some noise at 185 pounds without seeing a noticeable drop off in skill. Dolce made the bold proclamation when he spoke on MMA Junkie Radio recently: I think if (Cormier) keeps living the lifestyle that he keeps now, takes more of my advice (and) a closer approach with me to help him modify that, if he wants to, he’ll be able to weigh in at 185 (pounds) to compete very close to what he compe more
Staying true to his word, light heavyweight Kyle Kingsbury retired following a one-sided loss to Patrick Cummins at UFC on FOX 12 in San Jose. Kingsbury, who was a cast member on The Ultimate Fighter 8, had said that he didn't want to hang around as an average fighter.
After being dominated by the wrestler Cummins on the scorecards (30-27, 30-25, 30-24), Kingsbury retired in a statement with the UFC backstage.
"I'm not sure if it was the time off or the fact his wrestling is so good, that I was more
The biggest sports economist conference of the year just ended. Out of 70+ projects, sadly only one was on MMA. Paul Gift discusses his project on fight night bonus awards as well as some of the interesting work being done in other sports.
WARNING: Unlike other pieces where it's toned down, I don't hold back the nerd-speak today. You will see phrases like "rank-order competition," "non-linear compensation" and "optimum effort levels." Read at your own risk...but read anyway.
I love the end of Ju more