- 3 months ago
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UFC Middleweight Costas Philippou revealed that he considered retirement following his loss to Luke Rockhold.
Costas Philippou first round knockout of Lorenz Larkin was more than simply a win; it was the difference between fighting again and retiring from the sport.
Following his victory on Saturday night, the longtime UFC middleweight revealed that he was contemplating retirement after going 0-2 in his last two fights - the first losing streak of his professional career.
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- 4 months ago
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Lex McMahon on Jake Shields' fight against Hector Lombard, 'the right performance, he potentially fights for the title. The wrong performance, he's looking for a new job'
A little more than 24 hours ago, news broke that that UFC had released No. 11 ranked welterweight Jake Shields. The move was somewhat surprising, considering that Shields was 3-0-1-1 in his last five fights in the UFC.
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- 7 months ago
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Undefeated former Bellator champion Ben Askren says that he "definitely thought about" retirement before signing a lucrative two-year, six-fight contract with One FC. read news >>
UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar had recently considered a return to the octagon.
But, according to UFC President Dana White, that fleeting possibility is now a distant memory.
White said he and Lesnar discussed a possible UFC return - and the fight executive even suggested they considered a bout with fellow retired heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko - but the former WWE star ultimately decided against it.
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Miesha Tate made the trek to Brazil this past week to rediscover her passion for fighting, get back to basics, and hit the reset button.
It's been 229 days since Ronda Rousey walked the walk inside Nationwide Arena in downtown Columbus, Ohio, following weeks of talking the talk.
Then-champ Tate succumbed to the same fate as the former Olympic bronze-medal-winning judoka's previous seven adversaries: defeat via first round armbar.
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