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Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira has a plan for the rest of his mixed martial arts career. read news >>

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Fighter retirement has become an ongoing topic in MMA, as fighters from 00's continue to age out of the sport. Now, fighters are responding. It's incredibly easy for fans to treat their favorite athletes like they know and understand them intimately. Personal and professional decisions become open season for comment, when a figure lives even a small portion of their life in the public eye. Few decisions seem to draw as much public interest or advice as when a fighter should hang up his gloves. E read news >>

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Frank Mir did not take his decision to come back lightly. After a unanimous decision loss to Alistair Overeem in February, the former UFC heavyweight champion gave himself plenty of time before he came to the conclusion that he would return to fighting. Mir, who has lost four straight, told Ariel Helwani on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour that he did consider retirement for a time. "I did if I wasn't able to have a proper offseason and see where I could get my body's level of fitness up to," Mi read news >>

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PHOENIX -- Jamie Varner talks about knocking himself out while trying to throw Drew Dober at UFC on FOX 13, retiring as a fighter to focus on coaching, his career highlights, wanting to start a union for fighters, and more. read news >>

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PHOENIX -- Drew Dober talks about the retirement of opponent Jamie Varner at UFC on FOX 13, feeling Varner relax after a failed lateral drop, wanting to be patient, not being the crowd favorite in his hometown, and more. read news >>

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A few days removed from their emotionally charged conversation, UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub and commentator Joe Rogan each retreated to their own corners to reflect on the incident. Recording an episode of Schaub's podcast for FOX Sports earlier this week, Rogan was critical of the former's recent first-round TKO loss to No. 3 heavyweight Travis Browne at UFC 181 on Dec. 6. Rogan indicated a concern for Schaub's mental health, citing his multiple knockout losses in the UFC career dating back read news >>

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"A lot of things looked bad about that fight." Even coming constructively from a friend, criticism is never fun to hear. Alongside commentator Joe Rogan, UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub treated(?) fans to one of the more visceral conversations you're likely to hear Monday discussing his fighting career. Schaub suffered a first-round TKO loss to No. 3 heavyweight Travis Browne Dec. 6 at UFC 181. It would be hard to imagine that Rogan's reaction to the performance didn't further dishearten Schaub. read news >>

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After a loss to Tim Kennedy in July 2013 and subsequent release from the UFC, jiu-jitsu standout Roger Gracie had reached a crossroads in his competitive life.Filed under: News read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Hector Lombard says that he knows that Georges St-Pierre is coming out of retirement, and he wants to fight GSP at UFC 193 in Melbourne. read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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After 17 years, 66 professional fights, 42 victories, eight UFC stints and bouts with nearly every MMA organization of note, Yves Edwards has announced his retirement.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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The Thugjitsu era has come to a close. Yves Edwards, one of the most respected fighters in the UFC, is calling it quits. The 17-year MMA veteran announced his retirement Sunday night on Facebook. Edwards, 38, is winless in his last five fights and is coming off a knockout loss to Akbarh Arreola at UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson on Nov. 22. "Fighting has been a part of my life ever since I was 17 and that makes this a hard pill to swallow but it's time for me to end this chapter and move on t read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Bobby Green didn’t really enjoy his Thanksgiving. Sure, the time with family was great, but Green is still steaming after a unanimous-decision loss to Edson Barboza and isn’t certain whether or not he wants to continue in the sport.Filed under: (...) read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Say what? When Bobby Green steps into the Octagon to face Edson Barboza at this weekend's (Sat. Nov. 22, 2014) UFC Fight Night 57: "Edgar vs. Swanson" event in Austin, Texas, it could possibly be his final fight as a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter. That's according to "King" himself, who posted this message on his Facebook page (via Bloody Elbow) revealing that he has been contemplating retirement. Think this might be my last fight thinking about retirement ?#?tired? The revelatio read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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MMA mans might want to tune into Bobby Green's showdown with Edson Barboza this Saturday night at UFC Fight Night 57, because it may be the last time Green steps inside the Octagon. Posting on his Facebook page (h/t to Bloody Elbow, r/mma), the surging lightweight contender hinted he might be walking away from the sport. "This might be my last fight thinking about retirement #tired," read the post. It would be a shocking move considering Green is undefeated (4-0) inside the Octagon and is riding read news >>

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