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‘I don’t love it anymore’

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UFC’s resident cowboy is hanging it up.

After 55 fights in MMA and the second-most wins in UFC historical past (23), UFC legend Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone has determined to retire.

Cerrone, 39, has fought a number of the greatest that the UFC has needed to provide like, Conor McGregor, Rafael Dos Anjos, Justin Gaethje, Leon Edwards, and Jorge Masvidal.

The Denver native has actually fallen on arduous instances as a fighter. He ends his profession on a seven-fight winless streak with six losses and a no-contest. 5 of these losses got here by knockout or submission. He finishes his profession 36-17 with two no-contests.

Cerrone put his cowboy hat and gloves down in the course of the octagon proper earlier than his post-fight interview with Joe Rogan.

Donald Cowboy Cerrone discusses retirement to Joe Rogan
Donald Cerrone (r.) retired after a loss at UFC 276.
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“I don’t like it anymore, Joe,” Cerrone stated. “It’s arduous for me to rise up. … I simply don’t like it anymore. I’m going to be a film star, child”

Cerrone has been dabbling in appearing lately. Per his IMDB page, he can be starring in a brand new horror movie, “Residence 213,” anticipated later this 12 months, and has additionally had small roles in “The Equalizer 2” and Amazon Prime’s “Copshop.”

Donald Cerrone leaves his cowboy hat and gloves in the octagon at UFC 276 as he announces his retirement.
Donald Cerrone leaves his cowboy hat and gloves within the octagon at UFC 276 as he publicizes his retirement.
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Cerrone and his two sons Dacson Danger (left) and Riot River (right) leave the octagon
Cerrone and his two sons Dacson Hazard (left) and Riot River (proper) depart the octagon.
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Cerrone ends his profession having by no means held a UFC title. From 2014-16, he fought a whopping 12 instances, going 11-1 in that span with the one loss being for the UFC light-weight championship towards Rafael Dos Anjos. Cerrone retires with 16 profession UFC finishes, tied for the second-most in UFC historical past.

Cerrone left the octagon along with his two children, 4-year-old Dacson Hazard, and 1-year-old Riot River.