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A brief history of MMA's notorious un-retirements

In a sport in which the word “retirement” just doesn’t seem to carry as much meaning as it does in other professions, we take a look at some of the successful, unsuccessful and yet-to-be-seen returns of fighters who may have tried, but just (...)

Fans invited to next week's Bellator 170 Fan Fest with Mitrione, Gracie, Wanderlei Silva, 'King Mo,' more

Bellator heads to Los Angeles next week for its latest “tentpole event.” Beforehand, fans can get up close and personal with some current stars and MMA legends.Filed under: Bellator, News

UFC Fight Night 103 early weigh-in results : UFC Hall of Famer B.J. Penn (146) cleared for return

PHOENIX – MMAjunkie is on scene and reporting live from today’s early and official UFC Fight Night 103 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at 11 a.m. ET (8 a.m. PT, 9 a.m. MT local time).Filed under: Featured, News, UFC

Who ya got?!? Are fellow fighters picking B.J. Penn to win in his return from retirement?

There’s no debating B.J. Penn’s career credentials. He’s in the UFC Hall of Fame for a reason. But are his fellow fighters picking him to beat Yair Rodriguez on Sunday? Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos

UFC Fight Night 103 official weigh-in photos: Penn, Rodriguez official and ready

PHOENIX – The official weigh-ins are complete for the UFC’s Sunday return to Phoenix, and the fighters are official.Filed under: News, Photo Gallery, UFC

Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2362 with Enson Inoue and Ron Kruck

Stream or download Friday’s edition of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Enson Inoue and Ron Kruck.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News, Radio

ONE Championship 51 results: Vitaly Bigdash tops Aung La N Sang in dominant title defense

It was a slow start to the ONE Championship 51 main event, but middleweight champion Vitaly Bigdash ended up finishing strong when he earned his first title defense and remained undefeated in his career with a dominant victory over Aung La N Sang.Filed under: News

After Wineland, Faber, UFC Fight Night 103's Frankie Saenz sticking with 'the best guys' for opponents

PHOENIX – When Frankie Saenz got the call for a home assignment on Sunday at UFC Fight Night 103 in his native Phoenix, he was understandably happy. Filed under: News, UFC, Videos

Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger hoping for 'freakin' good fight' with fellow stand-and-bang artist Nina Ansaroff

PHOENIX – Everywhere Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger went, she found success. Then she got to the UFC and it was a whole different ballgame.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos

Joe Rogan doesn't expect Ronda Rousey back in UFC, but if so, must be in 'calculated manner'

Count Joe Rogan among those who don’t believe Ronda Rousey will fight again following her brutal 48-second knockout title loss to champ Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 this past month.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC

Motivated John Moraga not bothered by pressure heading into UFC Fight Night 103

PHOENIX – It’s been an up-and-down road for former UFC flyweight title challenger John Moraga since he lost his shot at the belt three and a half years ago.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos

LFA 1 video highlights: Leandro Higo leaves Steven Peterson a bloody part of AXS TV history

AXS TV made some MMA history on Friday with the first fight card in the history of new promotion LFA following the merger of RFA and Legacy FC to form Legacy Fighting Alliance.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News, Videos

LFA 1 results: Leandro Higo wins inaugural 135 title against gritty, won't-go-away Steven Peterson

Leandro Higo had to survive a scary moment against Steven Peterson late in the first round. And though he may have thought he was on his way to an easy LFA inaugural bantamweight title win, he had to put in some work to get the belt.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News

Yair Rodriguez not feeling B.J. Penn's anger: 'We're going to fight anyway'

PHOENIX – The UFC Fight Night 103 headliner between Yair Rodriguez and B.J. Penn isn’t exactly a grudge match, but “The Prodigy” isn’t exactly interested in making friends in the cage, either. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos

UFC Hall of Famer B.J. Penn wants 'to show everybody who the real hero is in the UFC'

PHOENIX – UFC Hall of Famer B.J. Penn is widely regarded as one of the best fighters in MMA history, but it was also assumed his best days might be behind.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, Videos

Dana White: Ronda Rousey was 'mentally and physically ready' at UFC 207, unsure of next move

UFC President Dana White is apparently as unclear as the rest of the world when it comes to the next move in the career of former UFC champion Ronda Rousey.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos

Despite UFC debut loss, Marcin Held thinks he got a step up in competition with Joe Lauzon

MESA, Ariz. – Marcin Held isn’t looking for any gimme fights in the UFC. The promotion has made sure to oblige to that request by giving him Joe Lauzon in just his second UFC appearance.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos

Former pound-for-pound king Anderson Silva meets Derek Brunson at UFC 208 in Brooklyn

“The Spider” returns in March. Former middleweight champ and pound-for-pound great Anderson Silva is set to fight Derek Brunson at UFC 208 in Brooklyn. Filed under: News, UFC, Videos

Twitter, including Conor McGregor's team, reacts to UFC 209's Nurmagomedov-Ferguson interim title bout

The UFC will introduce yet another interim title when lightweight contenders Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson clash in UFC 209’s co-main event on March 4. Check out the reactions to the new fight.Filed under: News, UFC

Floyd Mayweather responds to 'comedian' Dana White's $25 million offer to box Conor McGregor

That didn’t take long: Floyd Mayweather didn’t exactly give an outright “No deal” to UFC President Dana White’s $25 million offer to box Conor McGregor. But it’s safe to assume the boxing legend is pretty far from signing on the (.....

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