"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
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is looking to shake up the light heavyweight rankings with a potential 205-pound showdown later this fall, pitting former division number one contender Glover Teixeira (No. 4) against hot-and-cold wrestling standout Phil Davis (No. 6).
That's according to a report from UFC Tonight; however, nothing is official at this time.
Teixeira (22-3) is fresh off a five-round shellacking at the hands of division kingpin Jon Jones. Prior to his UFC 172 main e more
For the second time in nearly three years, UFC veteran Matt Hamill has announced his retirement from mixed martial arts. more
From Yahoo Sports: Struve was diagnosed with a leaking aortic valve in 2013. After treatment he is back and has been assured by doctors that he is at no greater risk than any other fighter. more
Stefan Struve, the No. 12-ranked contender in the heavyweight division, will return to action on Saturday after a health scare.
The 7-footer is coming back after more than a year. He was sidelined with a leaking aortic valve (via MMAFighting.com. He takes on Matt Mitrione in an attempt to become a feel good story and begin working his way back up the UFC rankings.
The question is: Can he become a top-five level fighter?
I believe so. Let's start with his skills. Struve is a talented grappler who more
Azunna Anyanwu recorded an impressive knockout that he hopes will catch the UFC's eye. more
After a high-profile arrest -- and release from UFC -- Thiago Silva returns to mixed martial arts (MMA) in "The Sunshine State."
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight Thiago Silva is not only out of jail, he's back in the fight game, inking a new deal with Fight Time Promotions that puts him inside the cage at Fight Time 20 on Aug. 29, 2014, inside War Memorial Auditorium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Fight Time announced the deal earlier today (via Sherdog).
The Brazilian more
Antonio Braga Neto will finally return to the Octagon at UFC Fight Night 44, and he wants to show more of his jiu-jitsu arsenal.
Braga Neto, a multiple-time jiu-jitsu world champion, made quick work of Anthony Smith in his UFC debut last June, and takes on Clint Hester on Saturday night in San Antonio, Texas, after recovering from several injuries.
"I see this fight as my UFC debut all over again," Braga Neto told MMAFighting.com. "After my first fight I heard people it was an easy one, but I hu more
UFC veteran Thiago Silva now has a date for his return to the cage. more