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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

  • 14 days 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 >>

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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 >>

  • 14 days ago
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A 4th straight defeat inside the Octagon spelled the end of the MMA career of former WEC lightweight champion Jamie Varner. Jamie Varner was unable to deliver a win in front of his fellow Arizona natives, losing in the 1st round by rear-naked choke to Drew Dober at UFC on Fox 13 in Phoenix. Varner attempted a lateral drop on Dober but ended up slamming himself to the mat, momentarily knocking himself out. Dober immediately gained mount after the failed attempt and then secured the submission at read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Former WEC lightweight champion Jamie Varner announced his retirement from MMA on Saturday, just moments after a first-round loss to Drew Dober at UFC on FOX 13. In his retirement announcement in the Octagon, the 30-year-old Varner, fighting in his hometown of Phoenix, cited his history of injuries as a key factor in stepping aside. "I can't keep up with these young kids anymore," Varner said. "I'm battling injuries all the time. My hat's off to Drew, he came in, hostile territory, and fought hi read news >>

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Yves Edwards has retired from mixed martial arts following a rough two years. Yves Edwards, veteran of more than 65 fights and a long time fan favorite, has decided to call it a career. The announcement came Sunday night on Edwards' Facebook page where he wrote: I've thought about how to say this for a week now, but there's no better way than to just do it. So here goes; 1st I'd like to say thank you to all the people that I've met through and because of fighting, friends, training partners, coa read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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After nearly 70 professional mixed martial arts (MMA) fights, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight veteran Yves Edwards is dropping the curtain on his cagefighting career. From his official Facebook page: I've thought about how to say this for a week now, but there's no better way than to just do it. So here goes; 1st I'd like to say thank you to all the people that I've met through and because of fighting, friends, training partners, coaches, fight fans, doctors and even some promot read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Yves Edwards, one of the most distinguished MMA lightweights of all time, announced his retirement from professional fighting Sunday. The 38-year-old Edwards finishes his career with a record of 42-22-1 (1). The retirement announcement came in a post on his Facebook page. "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 to the next part of my life," the post read in part. Edwards peaked as a f read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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After more than 17 years as a professional fighter, Yves Edwards has retired from MMA. read news >>

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In this week's BtO, Trevor Prangley continues his undefeated run through King of the Cage, Rambaa Somdet returns from an injury layoff, and would-be UFC heavyweight Geronimo Dos Santos looks to keep his career momentum going following his return from hepatitis treatment. Can we talk about event names for a minute? The UFC sold out and just started titling their pay-per-views based on what the main event is, and this is bogus. Where's the creativity? The je ne sais quoi? Event titles were essenti read news >>

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