Former Bellator Champ Cole Konrad Addresses Abrupt Retirement from MMA

As Kenny Rogers once famously said, “You got to know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em, know when to walk away, know when to run.” Cole Konrad (Pictured) isn’t running anywhere, but the now-former Bellator heavyweight champ knows it’s time to call it quits. As reported Wednesday, Konrad will relinquish his title and swap his fight trunks for a business tie. The 28-year-old...
September 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Bellator Heavyweight Champ Cole Konrad Retires from MMA

If you have to go, you might as well go out on top. Reigning Bellator heavyweight champ Cole Konrad (Pictured) has decided to relinquish his title and retire from the sport of mixed martial arts. According to, Konrad has swapped his fight trunks for a business suit and tie to become a financial trader for North Central Trading. The Minnesota-based firm supplies ingredients...
September 12, 2012  |  Discuss

‘Bellator 70′ Hosts Konrad vs. Prindle and Middleweight Tourney Finals

Assuming everything goes according to plan, and we all know what happens when you assume things, Cole Konrad (Pictured) will defend his heavyweight crown against Eric Prindle at “Bellator 70.” “I’m really excited to get back into the cage,” Konrad said. “This fight has been a long time coming. Eric is a really good standup fighter, and I have a lot of respect for him. I know what...
April 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Cole Konrad vs. Eric Prindle Title Fight Postponed to ‘Bellator 70′

For one reason or another, drama always seems to follow Eric Prindle (Pictured) when it comes to fight time. Although he was slated to challenge heavyweight champ Cole Konrad for his crown this Friday at “Bellator 65,” Prindle announced via Twitter that a hand injury has forced him to reschedule their appointment. The 265-pounders will now collide May 25th at “Bellator 70.” Prindle...
April 10, 2012  |  Discuss

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