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Ian McCall Announces His Retirement

Ian McCall is hanging up his gloves. McCall's last bout was a nine-second knockout loss to Kyoji Horiguchi at Rizin 10. It was the third straight loss for "Uncle Creepy." McCall has decided that he's done with active competition. McCall made the announcement during today's episode of "The MMA Hour:" "I'm retiring...

Ian McCall on Loss to Kyoji Horiguchi: “It’s Really Embarrassing”

Ian McCall's quick loss to Kyoji Horiguchi is a tough pill to swallow for "Uncle Creepy." At Rizin FF 10, McCall took on Horiguchi inside the Marine Messe Fukuoka in Fukuoka, Japan. McCall was finished in just nine seconds. He is now 0-2 under the Rizin banner and hasn't won a bout since...

UFC Made Huge Mistake Letting Go Of Kyoji Horiguchi

On early Sunday morning in Fukuoka, Japan, flyweight sensation Kyoji Horiguchi picked up yet another dominant win, this time brutally knocking out former UFC fighter Ian McCall in just nine seconds in the main event of RIZIN 10. Horiguchi has now won nine-straight fights since losing to UFC flyweight...

Rizin FF 10: Horiguchi vs. McCall Results From Fukuoka, Japan

This weekend, the Rizin FF 10 event was held at the Marine Messe Fukuoka in Fukuoka, Japan. The headline bout saw Kyoji Horiguchi knock out Ian McCall in just nine seconds with a tight left hook. The card also featured Daron Cruickshank, who knocked out Koshi Matsumoto via head kick...

Lanchana Green Enters RIZIN 10 as Late Replacement

Former The Ultimate Fighter season 23 cast member, Lanchana Green will be fighting for RIZIN 10 this weekend as a late bout replacement in their Fukuoka event May 6. A press release from the promotion stated China’s number one ranked, Weili Zhang (16-1) was supposed to make her RIZIN...

Rizin FF 8: Kyoji Horiguchi Advances in Bantamweight Grand Prix

Former UFC flyweight title challenger Kyoji Horiguchi capped off Rizin FF 8 with a first round finish of Gabriel Oliveira Friday from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Horiguchi moves into the semifinals where he will meet Manel Kape, a surprise winner over Ian McCall. Kape earned a first...

Ian McCall on Signing With Rizin: Anyone Who Doubted me, F*ck You

Ian McCall has a message for his doubters and it isn't a friendly one. McCall recently asked for his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) release. The request was granted and he quickly signed with Rizin Fighting Federation. "Uncle Creepy" already has his first fight booked for Dec. 29 against Manel Kape. During a...
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Former UFC Contender Ian McCall Headed to Rizin FF

Ian McCall, a former contender to the UFC flyweight title, has signed with Rizin and will make his debut later this year. McCall (13-5-1) asked for his release from the UFC recently and was granted it, allowing him to compete elsewhere. Injuries and other issues have allowed "Uncle Creepy"...

Ian McCall Has Request to be Released From UFC Contract Granted

Ian McCall is no longer a member of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) roster. Following a bevy of health issues, McCall has decided to leave the UFC. "Uncle Creepy" revealed his request to be released has been granted. He made the announcement during today's (Oct. 9) edition of MMAFighting.com's "The...

Ian McCall Receiving Brain Treatment, Regrets MMA Career

UFC flyweight Ian McCall has revealed that he is currently undergoing transcranial magnetic stimulation due to head trauma suffered in his career McCall appeared on Monday's episode of The MMAHour and opened up on the effects of being a professional Mixed Martial Artist for 15 years. The alarming news is set to...

USADA Grants Ian McCall Retroactive TUE, Clearing Him of Violation

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has given Ian McCall a retroactive Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE). McCall was set to compete at UFC 208 back in February against Jarred Brooks. "Uncle Creepy" fell ill and had to be given an IV. His bout with Brooks was scrapped. Due to the circumstances, USADA will not...

Ian McCall Gives Anthony Johnson Career Advice: ‘Get a Lawyer’

Ian McCall's advice for Anthony Johnson is short and to the point. Johnson turned a lot of heads when he decided to walk away from the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA). Following his second-round submission loss to Daniel Cormier at UFC 210, "Rumble" announced he was retiring due to...

Ian McCall on UFC 208 Pullout: ‘I Ended up F*cking Throwing up’

Ian McCall has not competed since Jan. 2015. "Uncle Creepy" has had fights canceled due to injuries, illnesses and personal matters. Not all of the cancellations were down to McCall's ailments, but his UFC 208 bout was yanked due to his gastrointestinal issues. McCall was set to meet Jarred Brooks inside the...

Ian McCall Released From The Hospital, May Undergo More Tests

The past couple of years have been disastrous for Ian McCall. "Uncle Creepy" has had some of the worst luck ever seen in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). McCall hasn't fought since Jan. 2015. That's because McCall has had several fights fall through due to illnesses, injuries, or personal matters. His...

Ian McCall Removed From UFC 208 Bout With Jarred Brooks Due to Illness

No, this is not a joke. Ian McCall was scheduled to face Jarred Brooks tonight (Feb. 11) at UFC 208 inside the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. Many fans and analysts joked about the fighters making weight and how the fight was actually going to happen. Unfortunately, it's not. Champions.co first got...