Retired Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight veteran Yves Edwards, after nearly 70 mixed martial arts (MMA) bouts dating back to 1997, knows when he's losing a fight. This one was against his wife, in which he eventually tapped out and agreed to see 50 Shades of Grey. That's the erotic romance novel that was turned into a cash grab movie and apparently has all the gals in a tizzy. Edwards took the plunge and posted a rather humorous review of the film (read it here), while also provi read news >>
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 >>
WSOF nearly lost Saturday’s main event the day before when Marlon Moraes had second thoughts about taking a 147-pound catchweight bout with Cody Bollinger.Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, WSOF read news >>
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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. "I reached a point wher read news >>
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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. Shields' lone loss during that run came in his most recent bout; a March 15 unanimous decision defeat at the h read news >>
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 >>
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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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