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Fedor Emelianenko hasn’t fought since June 2012 and, barring a significant change of heart, he has no plans of ever fighting professionally again.Filed under: Bellator, Featured, Featured Videos, News, Videos read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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From Yahoo Sports: Instead of walking away after four straight defeats, the former champion thinks he's found the solution. read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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From Yahoo Sports: Instead of walking away after four straight defeats, the former champion thinks he's found the solution. read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Former Strikeforce champion Renato Sobral will come out of retirement on April 11. After a nearly two-year hiatus, Babalu returns to the ring at Strength & Honor Championship 11 in Geneva, Switzerland to face local hero and Bellator veteran Volkan Oezdemir. From competing in the early vale-tudo days to being a UFC title challenger, Renato Sobral has done it all. He has fought all over the world, from Europe to Asia, and after 16 years and 49 fights in every large organization, the Brazilian call read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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That didn't last very long. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Bellator MMA, and Strikeforce veteran Renato Sobral, who called it quits in June 2013 on the heels of back-to-back technical knockout losses, insisted he was "at peace" with his decision to retire from combat sports. Guess not. "Babalu" (37-11) will make his light heavyweight return against Swiss striker Volkan "Cousin" Oezdemir in the main event of Strength and Honor Championship (SHC) 11 on April 11, 2015, inside Leman Theatre i read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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In his retirement, Georges St-Pierre is still staying super active, and in this video he shows us why he's in way better shape than anyone reading this blog. read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Former UFC competitor Cody McKenzie explains why he cut his retirement short after less than two months away from the sport. Shortly after being knocked senseless by Beslan Isaev at M-1 Challenge 54 in St. Petersburg, Cody McKenzie announced that he was done with fighting. While McKenzie was serious at the time, his retirement lasted less than two months - barely the length of a training camp. "It was a pretty quick retirement," McKenzie told MMAFighting.com with a laugh. "I lived off my funds a read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Longtime coach Cesar Gracie revealed that Nick Diaz will likely fight again, despite retirement hints and a three-fight losing skid. read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Cody McKenzie's retirement was shorter than most fighters' time in between bouts. The idiosyncratic UFC veteran has accepted a fight on short notice and will meet Andrew McInnes in the co-main event of World Series Of Fighting 18: Moraes vs. Hill on Feb. 12 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, it was announced this week. McKenzie announced his retirement after a first-round knockout loss to Beslan Isaev at M-1 Challenge 54 on Dec. 17. "It was a pretty quick retirement," McKenzie told MMAFighting.com wi read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Nick Diaz might have retired for the third time in three fights after losing to Anderson Silva at UFC 183.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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A third straight loss and another failed drug test could be the final nail in the coffin of Nick Diaz’s rollercoaster career. The former Strikeforce champ could face a lengthy suspension and a hefty fine for failing a post-fight drug test at UFC 183. Seeing as it's Diaz’s third offense, the Nevada Athletic Commission could throw the book at the Stockton, California, native. On Thursday, Diaz posted a hashtag on Instagram, claiming that he was done fighting. Kevin Iole was the first to report the read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Third times a charm? Following his unanimous decision defeat to Anderson Silva this past weekend at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada in the main event of UFC 183, most expected Nick Diaz would not be back inside the Octagon for quite some time. Once it was revealed that both he and "The Spider" failed separate UFC 183 drug tests -- Silva for steroids and Diaz for marijuana (again) -- it seemed all but certain that the Stockton native would not be returning anytime soon. Considering a suspensio read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Former Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz posted a cryptic message on his Instagram account, which could be seen as a hint regarding his retirement from professional MMA. Last Saturday, Nick Diaz stepped into the octagon against one of the most intimidating competitors in UFC history, and went five rounds against him. It was not the most entertaining of fights overall, but few could deny Diaz's strategy against former kingpin Anderson Silva. He managed to go the distance with a former champion, but read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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World Series of Fighting has finalized the fight card for WSOF 18 “Moraes vs. Hill.” read news >>

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