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After going through something like that, walking away was the obvious choice. Yves Edwards retired from competing in the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA) after nearly 70 professional fights in various organizations, including his final run with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Full details here. Though the lightweight veteran didn't go out with a win, losing via first-round submission to Akbarh Arrealoa at UFC Fight Night 57 on Nov. 22, 2014, in Austin, Texas (results), Edwards felt there read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Yves Edwards retired earlier this week at 38 after more than 60 pro fights. Ben Fowlkes weighs in on the veteran fighter’s legacy. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Newly-retired Yves Edwards reflects on his 17-year-career. read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Yves Edwards has retired from mixed martial arts following a rough two years. Yves Edwards, veteran of more than 65 fights and a long time fan favorite, has decided to call it a career. The announcement came Sunday night on Edwards' Facebook page where he wrote: I've thought about how to say this for a week now, but there's no better way than to just do it. So here goes; 1st I'd like to say thank you to all the people that I've met through and because of fighting, friends, training partners, coa read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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After over 60 pro fights and more than 20 years in the sport, Yves Edwards called it quits. Figuring out what to do with himself on Monday morning and beyond, he told MMAjunkie, that’s the hard part.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Outside the Octagon is a weekly column from UFC.com editorial director Thomas Gerbasi, who has covered the sport since 2000 and has authored the official UFC encyclopedia.   read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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On Sunday, longtime MMA veteran Yves Edwards announced his retirement from fighting via his Facebook page. The 38-year old "Thugjitsu Master," who competed for 17 years and fought 66 times as a pro, wrote that he pained over the moment, but that ultimately it felt like the right time to hang up the gloves."Fighting has been a part of my life ever since I was 17 and that makes this a hard pill to swallow but it's time for me to end this chapter and move on to the next part of my life," he wrote. read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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After 17 years, 66 professional fights, 42 victories, eight UFC stints and bouts with nearly every MMA organization of note, Yves Edwards has announced his retirement.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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After nearly 70 professional mixed martial arts (MMA) fights, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight veteran Yves Edwards is dropping the curtain on his cagefighting career. From his official Facebook page: I've thought about how to say this for a week now, but there's no better way than to just do it. So here goes; 1st I'd like to say thank you to all the people that I've met through and because of fighting, friends, training partners, coaches, fight fans, doctors and even some promot read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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The MMA Hour is back in your life on Monday. Below is a rundown of who will be stopping by and when: 1:00 p.m. ET -- Alexander Gustafsson will preview his UFC on FOX 14 main event against Anthony Johnson. 1:25 p.m. -- Bellator MMA president Scott Coker will discuss the latest news pertaining to the promotion. 1:45 p.m. -- Undefeated UFC strawweight contender Claudia Gadelha will look ahead to her UFC on FOX 13 fight against fellow undefeated fighter Joanna Jedrzejczyk. 2:05 p.m. -- Coach Edmond read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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The Thugjitsu era has come to a close. Yves Edwards, one of the most respected fighters in the UFC, is calling it quits. The 17-year MMA veteran announced his retirement Sunday night on Facebook. Edwards, 38, is winless in his last five fights and is coming off a knockout loss to Akbarh Arreola at UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson on Nov. 22. "Fighting has been a part of my life ever since I was 17 and that makes this a hard pill to swallow but it's time for me to end this chapter and move on t read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Yves Edwards, one of the most distinguished MMA lightweights of all time, announced his retirement from professional fighting Sunday. The 38-year-old Edwards finishes his career with a record of 42-22-1 (1). The retirement announcement came in a post on his Facebook page. "Fighting has been a part of my life ever since I was 17 and that makes this a hard pill to swallow but it's time for me to end this chapter and move on to the next part of my life," the post read in part. Edwards peaked as a f read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship, Pride Fighting Championships and Strikeforce veteran Yves Edwards has decided to retire. read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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After more than 17 years as a professional fighter, Yves Edwards has retired from MMA. read news >>

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