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Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone announced his retirement

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

UFC star Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone has announced his retirement. He walks away from the fight game following a loss to Jim Miller on Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Cerrone took the fight on short notice. He lost to Miller in the second round via submission (guillotine choke) at UFC 276.

UFC legend Donald Cerrone preparing in the gym before his bout
Donald Cerrone preparing in the gym before his bout (Photo by Donald Cerrone/Instagram)

The 39-year-old has not won a fight in his last seven bouts. He took the place of Bobby Green before suffering the defeat.

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“Cowboy” had been waiting months for a fight. His fights with Joe Lauzon were postponed in April and June.

During the losing streak, Cerrone was defeated by some of the best fighters in the sport. Tony Ferguson, Justin Gaethje, Conor McGregor, Anthony Pettis, Alex Morono, and Miller.

He also had a majority draw with Niko Price. However, this bout was later overturned to a no contest.

It was determined that Price had marijuana in his system near the time of the fight.

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Cerrone ends his career with a 36-17 record. His last win came on May 4, 2019, over Al Iaquinta at UFC Fight Night by a unanimous decision.

The legendary fighter was the second fighter to leave the sport on Saturday. Jessica Eye retired following her prelim bout.

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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