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UFC President Dana White weighs in on Donald Cerrone’s likelihood to retire from MMA

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UFC President Dana White has weighed in on Donald Cerrone’s likelihood to retire from MMA.

It became as soon as earlier this month that the 39 year weak announced his retirement. Cerrone (36-17 MMA) suffered but but another defeat in a series of losses, this time to Jim Miller (35-16 MMA) at UFC 276. It became as soon as to be ‘Cowboy’s’ Seventh consecutive loss within the Octagon.

Following the loss, Cerrone spoke with Joe Rogan asserting:

“I don’t cherish it anymore.”

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“It’s laborious for me to face up, and here’s the longest camp I’ve had in a truly long time. I mean, I’m no longer complaining or one thing else but I correct don’t cherish it anymore. I’m going to be a celeb, youngster, so it’s time to bow out.”

Donald Cerrone, UFC 276, Retire

Cerrone began his MMA career in 2005. He fought in both light-weight (2006-2015, 2019) and welterweight (2016-2018, 2020-2022) divisions. In a entire of 54 fights, Cerrone has 36 victories, 10 by TKO.

Although White became as soon as no longer in attendance at UFC 276 when Cerrone made his retirement announcement, he spoke for the predominant time publicly on the post fight news conference at UFC on ABC 3 this previous weekend.

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When asked by ‘MMA Junkie‘ about Cerrone’s retirement, Dana White had this to command:

“I feel it became as soon as time. I’m chuffed for him. He’s been so relaxing to have in this organization, and he’s this form of factual guy. I’m chuffed for him and sad for him on the equal time.”

Dana White served as Cerrone’s promoter for the entirety of his UFC career.

One day of his tenure, Cerrone had many important bouts, including Justin Gaethje, Benson Henderson, Eddie Alvarez, Nate Diaz, Edson Barboza, Matt Brown, Rafael dos Anjos, Leon Edwards, Tony Ferguson, Al Iaquinta, Robbie Lawler, Jorge Masvidal, Conor McGregor,  Charles Oliveira, Anthony Pettis, Mike Perry and Darren Till, amongst others.

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Rather the career.

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