According to the American puncher, he will stop his MMA competition career after the upcoming relegation in 2021.
Last weekend, UFC veteran ‘Cowboy’ Donald Cerrone confirmed that his next match will be his last appearance on the professional MMA floor as a fighter.
In addition, “Cowboy” also said that the next time the upper station, he plans to return to the light weight, the weight that he began his career with.
“This is the last time.” Cerrone confirmed. “I don’t think I have much time left. So if I say this is the last time, it will be true. I want to go on the floor, enjoy playing and retiring without anyone telling me to stop. ”
“I will retire when I want to. In fact, I can continue to fight for a few years, about 4.5 more games. But I have seen the end of this journey, this is the right time.”
Donald Cerrone has confirmed he will retire after his next light match. In 2016, Donald Cerrone moved to Welterweight for the first time and had a series of 4 wins. However, his winning streak also stopped when he encountered the top boxers.
Since then, the American boxer has undergone successive Light – Welterweight moves. However, in the last 5 matches, ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone has yet to win a victory, this is also his wish in the upcoming match.
“If I look back, I don’t really want to stop like this. I will do all I can to finish with a win. Maybe things won’t work out, but I can proudly tell my kids, “Daddy did my best,” but I don’t think I’ll have to say that. ” – Cowboy said.
Playing professionally in MMA since 2006, Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone participated in small tournaments before joining the WEC – which was later merged with the UFC and continued to compete in the lightweight.
Despite being considered a martial artist with an attractive style of play, however, Cerrone’s ability only helped him have a single title match in 2015 and lost to former king Rafael Dos Anjos.
Cerrone’s latest victory was a light win when he overcame Al Iaquinta at UFC Fight Night 151 in 2019. Currently, UFC has no specific plans for the final match of “Cowboy”.