Rick Story is a mixed martial arts veteran. With 19 fights inside the octagon in his record, Story faced off against some of the toughest and most talented fighters around during his time as a fighter for the UFC. Now, however, Story has come forward to announce his retirement. UFC News Taking to Twitter, Rick Story broke the news on Thursday. Check it out below. \u201cI am writing this to announce my retirement from professional mixed martial arts. It\u2019s been a career with significant highs and lows, through the good and the bad times, my goals were what drove me and the fans were always my inspiration. For this, I thank all of you. To my friends, family and others who have supported me along this journey, I thank you for always being there and for showing me that there is more to life after fighting. \u201cIt\u2019s time for me to turn my own page. I look forward to what the future holds and I cannot wait.\u201d https:\/\/twitter.com\/Rick_Story\/status\/1060675208703406080 For more MMA news click here.