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Former PRIDE two-division champion Dan Henderson is still not contemplating retirement following his 70-second knockout loss to Gegard Mousasi in the co-main event of UFC on FOX 14 this past Saturday night (Jan. 24, 2015). Following his fifth loss in his last six fights, MMAmania.com ponders what could be next for the legendary MMA pioneer. Dan Henderson told us prior to UFC on FOX 14 that win or lose, he would not retire. Following another knockout loss, "Hendo" still does not want to hear the read news >>

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Retirement? Dan Henderson isn't considering anything like that. The MMA legend fell to Gegard Mousasi by TKO in the first round Saturday night at UFC on FOX 14: Gustafsson vs. Johnson in Stockholm, Sweden. Henderson was rocked, fell down against the cage and then was finished by Mousasi. The stoppage might have been a tad early -- Henderson seemed to be coming to when referee Leon Roberts stepped in -- but there was no doubt "Hendo" was in big trouble. Henderson (30-12) has now lost five of his read news >>

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The former Strikeforce middleweight champion and UFC fighter has decided to hang 'em up at the age of 42. Cung Le will not longer be competing in combat sports, as the former Strikeforce middleweight champion and kickboxer has decided to retire from the sport. He went 9-3 in MMA, which included a four-fight stint in the UFC where he went 2-2. His last bout was against Michael Bisping last year who stopped him via TKO. After the fight he apparently tested positive for HGH and was subsequently sus read news >>

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Former Strikeforce middleweight champion and UFC fighter Cung Le announced his retirement from fighting on Tuesday. read news >>

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Following Cung Le’s announcement of his retirement from MMA, UFC President Dana White and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta sounded far from vindictive in official statements.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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If Cung Le ever engages in combat again, it will be of the courtroom variety. But his days in the ring and cage are over. The 42-year-old Le announced his retirement Tuesday. After an initial report by MMAJunkie that Le had retired from MMA competition, Le's manager, Gary Ibarra, told MMAFighting.com via text message that Le's retirement also includes kickboxing and all forms of combat sports. "He's retiring from all combat sports," Ibarra said. Following a distinguished kickboxing career, Le en read news >>

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Swedish middleweight Mats Nilsson has elected to call it a career at 31 years old. read news >>

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Although the UFC 181 title fight ended in a razor-thin split decision, most could tell that Johny Hendricks was not himself. The former champion endured a terrible weight cut ahead of his rematch against Robbie Lawler, as was evident from his lethargic movements in the later stages of the fight. In fact, it was such a dreadful process that Hendricks contemplated retirement just to shield himself from another such cut. "It was either [change his approach] or retire," Hendricks said. "That's how b read news >>

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Heading into his UFC 181 welterweight title defense, rumors abounded that then-champion Johny Hendricks was going through a brutal weight cut. The gossip seemed confirmed when Hendricks appeared gaunt getting on the scale for the fight's weigh-in, and further reinforced when he seemed a step slow in losing his title to Robbie Lawler in a tight split decision. On Monday's edition of The MMA Hour, we found out just how bad Hendricks' weight cut went: In the fight's aftermath, Hendricks pondered re read news >>

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In the split second after he floored Karo Parisyan with a left uppercut in their bout at Bellator 127 this past October, Fernando Gonzalez allowed himself a slight smirk. read news >>

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Former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia talks about why he announced his retirement on Saturday night. read news >>

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Tim Sylvia has retired from mixed martial arts after 42 professional fights. read news >>

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After an 11-year pro career that included five final fights in the UFC, Phil Harris is calling it quits.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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After a second try in the UFC as a lightweight, Charlie Brenneman is again going back to the drawing board.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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