Veteran UFC fighter Evan Dunham has stated that he will retire from Mixed Martial arts following his fight against Fransico Trinaldo at the Fight Night card on Sept. 22 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, He announced on his social media. A vet of more than 20 professional fights he has given a lot of exciting fights over the year. However, he will still be competing in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competition.
The 36-year-old had compiled a record of 11-7-1 over the course of his professional career.
Evan wrote on his Instagram page:
“September 22 will be my last fight. I can retire from the sport that I love with my head held high. I know that I never held anything back while in the cage and September 22 will be no different. My goals and priorities have shifted throughout the years and I am ready to concentrate on building my gym, as well as any new opportunities that come my way. I have gone toe 2 toe with many of the worlds best competitors and I am truly grateful for this. My passion for Jiu Jitsu will continue to be a driving force in my gym and at select Jiu Jitsu competitions.
I want to thank my family, friends and fans for all of your support throughout the years.”
Evan will be looking forward to ending his career on a winning note as he suffered a loss to Olivier Aubin-Mercierr at UFC 223.