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Emanuel Newton is a fighter who has an exit plan for the sport. The reigning Bellator MMA light heavyweight champion knows exactly when he wants in order to be done fighting.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight Antonio Silva was wiped out last Sunday night -- courtesy of Frank Mir's punches -- and had to face the mixed martial arts (MMA) media after UFC Fight Night 61 wrapped on FOX Sports 1 in Brazil. Where "Bigfoot" shucked off any and all talk of retirement. That's the kind of thing that happens when you hit 35 and find yourself mired in a 0-1-3 slump, with all three losses coming by way of knockout or technical knockout. But as Silva told reporters a read news >>

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GLENDALE, Calif. -- Ronda Rousey has goals different from the rest of us. Let's just say, she sets the bar high. The UFC women's bantamweight champion said Wednesday at a UFC 184 media day at her Glendale Fighting Club gym that she'll know it's time to retire when she believes she's the greatest MMA fighter of all time -- man or woman. "Definitely it's a goal of mine," Rousey said. "Whether I achieve that or not, whether or not people perceive it one way or another has nothing to do with the acc read news >>

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"Vai Cavalo" wants to know if "The Spider" will honor his word and retire after being caught using PEDs. Fabricio Werdum feels that Anderson Silva's case of doping is a big negative point not only for "The Spider" but also for MMA as a sport. In an interview with Globo, the interim UFC Heavyweight champion recalled that his countryman asked the lifetime ban for fighters who were caught using PEDs and wonders if he'll honor his word. "Anderson let a lot of people down, mostly because he said that read news >>

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LOS ANGELES -- This year could be Tito Ortiz's last in MMA. The UFC Hall of Famer and legend of the sport said he plans on fighting just twice more for Bellator. One of those, he said, will come in June against the winner of a Bellator light heavyweight title fight between Emanuel Newton and Liam McGeary set for later this month. Ortiz's final bout will be a title defense after he takes the belt from one of them, he said. "You never know what times can tell, but right now that's my goal," Ortiz read news >>

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When 42-year-old Cung Le retired last month from one of the widest variety of fighting careers of any modern UFC fighter, the timing made perfect sense. But Le admitted he felt he could have still fought at a high level, and was up for fighting again. It probably didn't shock people too much when Cung Le announced his retirement recently.Le, the former Strikeforce middleweight champion, who has held national and world championships in sports like Sanshou, Tae Kwon Do, Draka and Shidokan, is now read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Did Nick Diaz just retire... via Instagram? It looks that way. read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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From Yahoo Sports: After testing positive for steroids, the greatest MMA fighter of all-time needs to walk away before his downfall continues. read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Chris Weidman says Anderson Silva didn't look impressive against Nick Diaz, and would rather see him retire with a win. Chris Weidman appeared at the MMA Hour and was candid as he spoke about Anderson Silva's UFC 183 bout against Nick Diaz. The UFC middleweight champ says that the MMA fan in him would rather see Silva retire off a victory: "Being the champion, I know this ends up going further than I'd even want my comments to go, because my opinion, I don't think, really matters that much and I read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Because there's not better way than going out with a "W." Anderson Silva returned to the Octagon this past weekend (Sat., Jan. 31, 2015) at UFC 183 to take on Nick Diaz after more than a year-long absence from fighting because of a gruesome leg break in his previous outing. And the results were great for the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, as he outstruck and outpointed the Stockton slugger, all while proving that his leg can hold up for 25 minutes of action. T read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Despite the fact that Anderson Silva scored a win just 13 months after breaking both his left tibia and fibula, the man responsible for those injuries, UFC middleweight champ Chris Weidman, evidently wasn't all that moved by the feat. Top-ranked middleweight Silva amazingly proved he's fully recovered from the gruesome injuries he suffered on a leg check from Weidman at UFC 168 by outpointing Nick Diaz in the main event at UFC 183 on Saturday. Still, Weidman, who seemed to be speaking genuinely read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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When Anderson Silva snapped his leg across Chris Weidman's shinbone on a cold December night 13 months ago, it felt like the final chapter of a legend. The dual fracture Silva suffered at UFC 168 appeared destined to go down as the cruelest possible ending for one of the sport's most storied careers, only Silva never listened. Instead, at age 39, Silva completed as remarkable and unlikely of a comeback as we've ever seen, returning this past Saturday to dismantle Nick Diaz and score an emotional read news >>

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LAS VEGAS -- Anderson Silva went back to his room Saturday night after his unanimous decision win over Nick Diaz. There, he saw his 17-year-old son Khalil. And Khalil began to cry. "My son talked to me serious," Silva said at the post-fight press conference. "When I talked to my son, my son cried. 'Dad, stop, please. Back home. Please. You don't need more fights.'" It's for that reason that Silva said he needs to speak with his family before he decides whether or not he'll retire. At UFC 183 her read news >>

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Anderson Silva spoke to his first master, who told him that there’s not a specific time to retire, it’s about realizing when your heart is no longer in the fight.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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