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From Yahoo Sports: The greatest MMA fighter of all-time needs to walk away before his downfall continues. read news >>

  • a month ago
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No hard feelings! Cung Le, 42, has called it a mixed martial arts (MMA) career after nearly nine years in the sport and 12 professional matches. He issued the following statement: "After several months of thought and discussion with my wife and family we realize our future includes many things, but active competition in mixed martial arts is no longer one of them therefore I am officially announcing my retirement from active competition." Le, who defeated Frank Shamrock in March 2008 to become t read news >>

  • a month ago
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After several months of weighing his options, middleweight Cung Le has decided to hang up his MMA gloves.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Sometimes a title isn't enough, sometimes it's all you get. At this point it's a bit hard to remember that Tim Sylvia was twice heavyweight champion of the UFC. In part, that's because he lived under the shadow of Fedor; champion at a time when no discerning person would possibly crown him "Champion of the World." But still, he was "the man" for longer than Andrei Arlovski or Junior Dos Santos or Josh Barnett or Frank Mir. Tim Sylvia was a big part of the legacy of the UFC heavyweight title. And read news >>

  • a month ago
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Despite standing at 6-foot-8 and weighing in at 265 pounds, Tim Sylvia always seemed to be the underdog. That never mattered much to “The Maine-iac” though, as he went on to win the UFC... read news >>

  • a month ago
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Ex-UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia retired from competition this past Saturday after being denied clearance to fight Juliano Coutinho at a Reality Fighting event in Uncasville, Conn. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Amid the hoopla of UFC 182 fight week (full fight card here), you may have missed some fractional UFC news. Following the release of Charlie Brenneman on Tuesday, it was revealed that affable UFC veteran Ike Vallie-Flagg has also been handed his walking papers. From his official Twitter: Well fuck sometimes putting on a fun show isn't enough. — ike vallie-flagg (@IKEVF) December 30, 2014 I would like to thank @ufc @seanshelby joe silva and @danawhite for the opportunity I was givin to fulfill a read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Former UFC fighter Cody McKenzie officially retired from MMA on Thursday following his KO loss at M-1 Challenge 54/ACB 12. Following a disappointing first round KO loss to Fight Club Berkut standout Beslan Isaev, Cody McKenzie has officially retired from MMA competition. McKenzie finishes his career with a 15-6 record in professional competition and a 3-4 run during his tenure with the UFC. He also ends his career on a two-fight losing streak. I'm done fighting I would call it retiring but I nev read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Cody "The AK Kid" McKenzie (15-6) retired from the sport of mixed martial arts Thursday evening. The former The Ultimate Fighter competitor and UFC lightweight/featherweight was 2-3 in his past five contests, most recently losing to Beslan Isaev via first-round knockout at M-1 Challenge 54. McKenzie cited poor fighter pay and unfavorable working conditions, extending back to his time with the UFC, as the primary impetus behind this decision. In the wake of his retirement, Bleacher Report caught read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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After an eleven-year career, former WEC lightweight champion and UFC veteran Jamie Varner announced his retirement following his fourth consecutive loss. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Jamie Varner was defeated in the first-round of his UFC on Fox 13 fight with Drew Dober, tapping out via rear-naked choke. After the bout, Varner announced his retirement from mixed martial arts. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC on FOX 13: "Dos Santos vs Miocic" complete recap of Saturday night's (Dec. 13, 2014) “Prelims” mixed martial arts (MMA) action that featured nine bouts across six divisions, airing live on FOX Sports 1 (FS1) and UFC Fight Pass. Who won, lost, got KOed, and tapped? Get your UFC on FOX 13 “Prelims” fix below. After an enthralling The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 20 Finale last night in Las Vegas (see results here), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) makes its first ever trip to Phoenix, Arizona fo read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Jamie Varner was defeated in the first-round of his UFC on Fox 13 fight with Drew Dober, tapping out via rear-naked choke. After the bout, Varner announced his retirement from mixed martial arts. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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"I had planned this a long time ago. I knew this was going to be my last fight. I can't keep up with these young kids anymore. I'm battling injuries all the time. My hat's off to Drew, he came in, hostile territory, and fought his ass off. It's been an absolute dream. I've been fighting a long time. It's been a dream. I own a gym, I've done things I never thought I could do." After more than a decade in combat sports, former World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) lightweight champion Jamie Varner is h read news >>

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