UFC welterweight contender, Alan ‘Brahma’ Jouban has introduced his official retirement from skilled blended martial arts competitors — with fast impact.
Jouban, 37, has competed twenty-four instances professionally, establishing a 17-7 document, showing 13 instances below the UFC’s banner.
The Lafayette, Louisana native has transitioned to the published desk lately, showing steadily throughout each Fox Sports activities and ESPN broadcasts alongside the likes of Megan Olivi, Chael Sonnen, and Michael Chiesa occasionally.
Taking an eighteen-month hiatus from skilled blended martial arts, Jouban final featured at UFC 255 in November of final yr on the UFC Apex facility, scoring a unanimous choice victory over Jared Gooden as the cardboard’s featured early preliminary bout.
Releasing an announcement on his official Twitter account, Jouban confirmed his retirement from the game, citing his curiosity to give attention to his broadcast profession.
“I’d prefer to formally announce my retirement from MMA,” Jouban tweeted. “Preventing and the @ufc have given me the whole lot I’ve right now! I might not change a single factor from my journey as a result of I obtained to stay my dream and never know what was subsequent.“
“My coaches, my teammates, these of you that have been aside of this, I recognize you a lot!” Jouban continued. “Thanks to my supporters and even my opponents alongside the best way. Accidents, age, and life have proven me that it’s time. If I can’t compete to my fullest, then I gained’t.“
“So I’ll focus my time now on broadcasting the place I can nonetheless share my ardour and information for the game with with (sic) everybody at dwelling,” Jouban continued. “Thanks to everybody for all of the love over time. I stay up for changing into a staple within the sport from this finish now as nicely.“
Incomes Combat of the Night time honours 4 instances below the UFC’s banner, Jouban has bested the likes of Seth Baczynski, Belal Muhammad, Mike Perry, Ben Saunders, and the above-mentioned, Gooden throughout his promotional stint — notching an attention grabbing eleven knockout successes throughout his profession.
Senior author for FightBook MMA. An aspiring blended martial arts reporter primarily based in Eire. Producer of reports articles, interviews, opinion options, and unique options resembling, ‘The Fallout’, ‘The Breakdown, and, ‘This Week In MMA’.
#mma #combatsportsnews #BRAVECF #ufc #muaythai #boxing #kickboxing #prowrestling #bareknucklefighting