UFC veteran Kenny Florian officially retires


  • Share on Tumblr
  • submit to reddit

(This story first ran at PressConnects.com) BALTIMORE — At 26 years old, UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones admits it is difficult even for him to realize he could soon be considered the best fighter in the history of mixed martial arts. But it’s a reality (…)

view original article >>

Related News

  • 27 days ago
  • 27 views

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fan Q&A -- which usually precedes the promotion's weigh in events -- was instead moved to Saturday (July 5, 2014) to be one of the featured attractions at the UFC Fan Expo (more on that here). But for those mixed martial arts (MMA) fans not in "Sin City" for the UFC 175: "Weidman vs. Machida" pay-per-view (PPV) event (details), you can still watch Q&A hosts (and FOX Sports 1 broadcasters) Jon Anik and Kenny Florian, as they take the floor inside the Manda read news >>

  • 21 days ago
  • 36 views

UFC on FOX analysts Kenny Florian, Daniel Cormier and host Karyn Bryant welcome former UFC welterweight contender Chris Lytle to the analyst desk for UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Miller coverage. read news >>

  • 6 days ago
  • 14 views

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 read news >>

  • a day ago
  • 78 views

Although he never won UFC gold, Kenny Florian still got the girl. In this Fight Hub video he reveals his secret. read news >>

  • 25 days ago
  • 28 views

B.J. Penn says that his legendary UFC career is over following his lopsided loss to Frankie Edgar at The Ultimate Fighter Finale. One of the true greats in mixed martial arts history has called it quits. Following a one-sided, third round TKO loss to Frankie Edgar in the main event of tonight's UFC: Ultimate Fighter Finale card, Penn told Jon Anik that his career was over. Penn explained that he should not have attempted to return to the sport for the fight, "Frankie did a great job. I shouldn't read news >>

  • 25 days ago
  • 62 views

LAS VEGAS – UFC featherweight champ Jose Aldo’s injury won’t keep him from a rematch with No. 1 contender Chad Mendes.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 25 days ago
  • 58 views

The same weekend, coincidentally, that his former rival-turned friend, B.J. Penn, also walked away from the sport. This past Fourth of July weekend (July 6, 2014) saw not one, but two mixed martial arts (MMA) veterans and former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champions call it a career. While it may not be garnering the same buzz as B.J. Penn's retirement after he was finished by Frankie Edgar in the third round of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 Finale main event (video), Jens P read news >>

  • 24 days ago
  • 50 views

After losing its main event, UFC 176 has been officially "postponed," though realistically, it has been cancelled. Yahoo Sports' Kevin Iole first reported the news, and the UFC has subsequently confirmed it: The UFC® has announced that the UFC 176 Pay-Per-View event scheduled for August 2nd will be postponed. The featherweight championship fight between Aldo and Mendes is expected to take place later this year and all other fights previously slated for UFC 176 are being rescheduled for upcoming read news >>

  • 23 days ago
  • 661 views

UFC 176 became a footnote in Zuffa history late Tuesday night, as promotion officials elected to postpone the August 2nd pay-per-view event in light of the injury that shelved featherweight champion Jose Aldo from his title rematch against Chad Mendes. "It was a very difficult decision to make, and part of the reason that we decided to postpone it is because Jose Aldo's injury is a neck/shoulder injury, which, he said he's not going to be able to train for only three weeks," UFC co-owner Lorenzo read news >>