Akira Corassani retires at age 32

Akira Corassani on retirement: "It is with deep joy I write this ... My brain has filed for a divorce and doesn’t want to cooperate anymore."

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UFC 183 Roasted by Adam Hunter 

Adam Hunter roasts UFC 183 with verbal MMA on Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz, Uncle Creepy, Kelvin Gastelum, Tyron Woodley, Steven Seagal, Jon Jones, and more.
 

Study seeks to learn why some fighters get CTE and others do not 

The largest study of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy began in April 2011 at Cleveland Clinic’s Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas.
 

Bobby Green tweets NSFS pic of quad operation 

UFC lightweught Bobby Green has tweeted that the injury that took him out was a torn quadricep, and posted a Not Safe For Stomach image from the OR.
 

Video appears to show headbutt hurt Gustafsson 

The head-butt looks to land at the same time that Anthony Johnson is throwing a big overhand right at Alexander Gustafsson, but there’s no doubt the heads do collide.
 

Royce: BJJ moving in wrong direction 

Royce Gracie on changes in BJJ academies: "Yah, it bothers me that martial arts in general are becoming not martial arts, but martial sports."
 

Rashad: Rumble beats Jones, via uppercut 

After Anthony Johnson iced Alexander Gustafsson at UFC on FOX 14 Saturday night, fellow Blackzilian Rashad Evans offered high praise, and a very specific prediction.
 

Warrior Code: Ronda Rousey 

UFC superstar Ronda Rousey exclusively reveals the Warrior Code that has driven her to become one of the world’s most popular - and dominant - athletes.
 

All Shamrock FC champions get Bellator contract 

Today an interesting piece of news broke regarding a partnership with Bellator MMA and a local Missouri promotion, Shamrock FC. All champions will earn a Bellator contract.
 

Amirkhani buying his mom a bed 

“She gave the bed for us. Now, when I go home and I move to Stockholm, I will give her the room, and I will buy a – I think with $10,000 – a bed that flies.”
 

Henderson unconcerned about brain trauma 

Dan Henderson: “I’m real careful in practice and train smart. I feel good. It was just an unfortunate thing tonight, but I feel completely fine and healthy.”
 

Gustafsson: It's just a lot of pain 

Losing a fight is never fun, but for Sweden's Alexander Gustafsson his knockout loss to Anthony Johnson was especially hard, as it was in front of 30,000 hometown fans.
 

Tito wants title fight not 'street fighter' Kimbo Slice 

Tito Ortiz: "In his last fight he was choked out and he is a street fighter. I’m a world champion. Fighting someone like Kimbo is a step down."
 

Anderson to Aldo: Please hit the 'boy' Conor a lot 

Anderson Silva: "I think Conor McGregor is a nice guy, but Jose Aldo is a much nicer guy. I am a brother of Aldo until I die! Hit him a lot, Aldo! Please hit him a lot."
 

MMA in Tennesse will be illegal on July 1, unless action taken by Feb 12 

The Tennessee Athletic Commission will dissolve on July 1, 2015, and MMA and boxing will become illegal, unless new legislation is passed by February 12.
 

Jon Jones tweets, retracts 'Not impressed Alex' 

Anthony Johnson defeated Alexander Gustafsson by TKO in the first round of their main main event, champion Jon Jones had a harsh tweet for his former foe.
 

Johnson wants to beat Jones 10x worse than Gustafsson did 

Anthony Johnson: "Alexander gave [Jon Jones], of course, the worst beating he's ever had -- hopefully, I can give him one 10-times as worse."
 
 

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