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Longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran, Jorge Gurgel, has retired from combat sports following the tragic and untimely death of his mother, Silva Gallo. Gallo, 58, was struck by a speeding cab back on Aug. 29, 2014 in New York City, which dragged her for many feet before coming to a halt. Despite efforts from onlookers to help, who pulled together to lift the cab off her, she was pronounced dead at Lenox Hill Hospital moments later. For Gurgel, losing his mother also meant losing his biggest read news >>

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Legendary heavyweight fighter Fedor Emelianenko said in a recent interview with AXS TV that he has not regrets about not fighting in the UFC before he retired. read news >>

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B.J. Penn is retired from MMA, but still, conversations regarding his pre-fight preparations refuse to die, particularly after an all-time worst performance in his final bout. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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After 13 fights, including four under the Ultimate Fighting Championship banner, Cody Donovan has retired from the sport of mixed martial arts. read news >>

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Retired two-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen may be done inside the Octagon, but that doesn't mean his passion for combat sports has completely faded. On Thursday, The American Gangster tweeted a sight many fight fans likely never expected to see: Sonnen not only training in Brazilian jiu-jitsu while donning a gi but also getting promoted to purple belt. The face of BJJ just got his purple belt. http://t.co/gLzG6suU8ypic.twitter.com/bcR1m4Fmtw — chael sonnen (@sonnench) September 5, 2014 A read news >>

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Following in his rival Chuck Liddell's footsteps, Randy Couture becomes the latest UFC legend to join the popular reality dance competition. It's not uncommon to see athletes participate in ABC's Dancing With the Stars, and their 19th season will feature a former UFC light heavyweight and heavyweight champion. Randy Couture has signed up for the famed dancing competition, whose latest cast of celebrities was announced earlier today on Good Morning America. Couture will be partnered with Russia's read news >>

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Randy Couture may have retired from mixed martial arts fighting, entered the UFC Hall of Fame (as well as become a personality on Spike TV) and gone into the world of acting, but he's not done with competition yet. As reported first by the Newark Star-Ledger, Couture has been tabbed to star on the upcoming season of ABC's 'Dancing with the Stars', which debuts Sept. 14th at 8 p.m. ET Couture is not the first MMA fighter to appear on the long-running show. Fellow UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell g read news >>

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In this week’s Trading Shots, retired UFC/WEC fighter Danny Downes joins MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes to discuss UFC President Dana White’s criticism of the media response to UFC 177.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Stephan Bonnar, who retired from mixed martial arts in 2012, has signed with Bellator MMA. read news >>

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Stephan Bonnar, who retired from mixed martial arts in 2012, has signed with Bellator MMA. read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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In this week’s Trading Shots, retired UFC/WEC fighter Danny Downes joins MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes to discuss what it takes to stand out on a frantic doubleheader of a UFC weekend, and whether we’ll remember Rafael dos Anjos in a week’s time.Filed (...) read news >>

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