DONALD CERRONE has emotionally retired from mixed martial arts after his defeat to Jim Miller.
Fans favourite Cerrone, 39 entered his UFC 276 prelim fight with Miller, who was on the worst run of her career.
Donald Cerrone has emotionally retired from MMA following his UFC 276 defeat to Jim Miller
Cowboy was defeated by his vet in the second round
He emotionally called it quits after his sixth defeat in seven of his previous seven
Cowboy had lost five of six previous outings prior to his Sin City fight with Miller. He lost the second round by a guillotine choke.
The future UFC Hall of Famer, Royce Alvarez, took his gloves off and put his hat on to signify the end of his legendary career.
Joe Rogan, UFC commentator, said that he had just told him: "Thanks Las Vegas. It's a great feeling to have my boys here.
Joe, I don't love it anymore. It's difficult for me to get up and train.
"This camp is the longest I've ever had." You're not complaining buddy.
"But it's not something I love anymore.
"I'm going to be a movie star baby. It's time for me to step aside."
Cerrone had at one time the record for most wins in UFC history. Miller now owns that record.
The beloved striker hopes that his contributions to the sport will be recognized by the UFC Hall of Fame.
He stated, "I have to know when it is day." This was the perfect event.
Las Vegas, sold-out crowd Talking to me, got my boys.
"One hell of an amazing career, and hopefully one day I will be in the Hall of Fame."
UFC, thank you so much.
Donald Cerrone wants to be in the UFC Hall-of-Fame
Cerrone walked to the cage 54 times during his mixed martial arts career.
The Denver destroyer scored 36 victories. Ten of these were by way of KO.