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"Every time Anderson talks publicly whether it is to the press or whatever, you always walk away going 'what just happened? Did he just retire?' He said he is not going to do this and he is not going to do that. Anderson Silva is a competitor. I think he wanted to come into tonight, get over the -- I mean, you guys know better than anybody knows -- when you are coming off an injury you always feel a little, you know. This guy broke his shin in half. That is a serious injury to come back from. Th read news >>

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Anderson Silva returned to the Octagon in impressive fashion at UFC 183 this past Saturday night (Jan. 31, 2015), but "The Spider" may be calling it quits following his unanimous decision victory over Nick Diaz. Mixed martial arts (MMA) fans have long been accustomed to Anderson Silva's seemingly impossible feats inside the Octagon, but almost nobody could have expected "The Spider" to return to the very cage that saw him break his leg in horrific fashion back at UFC 168 in late 2013. That night read news >>

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Anderson Silva returned Saturday night at UFC 183 and was victorious by unanimous decision over Nick Diaz. It was an emotional evening for the former UFC champion. After the decision was read, he broke down in the cage. Silva lay on the canvas and sobbed, overcome by his successful return from a gruesome injury at UFC 168. In the post-fight interview, Silva's tone changed to be more reflective. He was not sure if he would return to the Octagon in a competitive fashion again. That thought process read news >>

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"My brain has filed for a divorce and doesn't want to cooperate anymore." -- Akira Corassani. Following his loss to Sam Sicilia at last weekend's (Sat. Jan. 24, 2015) UFC on FOX 14 event in Stockholm, Sweden, Akira Corassani has decided to put a bow on his mixed martial arts (MMA) career. The knockout loss to Sicilia (see it again here) marked the third straight defeat via strikes for Corassani, having previously lost to Dustin Poirier and Max Holloway. Check out his farewell Facebook post (via read news >>

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While Akira Corassani hasn’t actually used the word “retirement,” the Swedish featherweight is giving every indication that he plans on calling it a career. read news >>

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After 18 pro fights, including six in the UFC, it appears featherweight Akira Corassani has announced his retirement from MMA.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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When a fighter hits his forties, a discussion about retirement arises after every loss. But despite having been stopped by Gegard Mousasi in the first round last Saturday, Dan Henderson wants none of it. It just wasn't Hendo's night. After a counter-right hand by Gegard Mousasi, the former Pride champion stumbled to the ground and got finished by follow-up shots after only 70 seconds of their co-main event fight at UFC on FOX 14: Gustafsson vs. Johnson. A stoppage that might have seemed a little read news >>

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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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