9 Year, 19 Fight UFC Veteran Evan Dunham Announces Retirement Fight

UFC lightweight and mixed martial arts veteran Evan Dunham is now setting a date for his retirement from the sport. After following 19 fights inside the octagon, Dunham will be hanging up his gloves following UFC Fight Night 137.

Dunham is currently set to face off against Francisco Trinaldo at UFC Fight Night 137. The fight will take place Sept. 22 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Taking to social media, Dunham has now revealed that his next match up will be his last. Check it out below.

“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.”

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