Ed Herman Might Have Retired if Patrick Cummins Had Delivered Defeat
By FCF Staff
Not only did Ed Herman deliver a highlight reel victory at UFC Rochester, as it turns out, the win may have prolonged the veteran’s career.
Herman took on Patrick Cummins at the event, and he proceeded to finish the wrestler with a booming knee to the head and follow-up punches. After the bout, which was 38-year-old’s 24th of his career, Herman reported the following (quote via MMA Junkie):
“I’ve never lost three in a row. I didn’t want to make it four. That would’ve been possibly the end of my career. It was nice to get the ‘W.’ It’s really hard to say – sometimes you think that, but as a competitor, it’d be hard to hang it up.”
“I’ll get back home and talk with my team and my family. I’d like to get back in there again maybe toward the end of summer – see how I’m feeling. I’d like to get back in there before the year’s end. Getting two in in one year would be nice – it’s been a while since I was able to do that.”
Prior to facing Cummins, Herman dropped a split decision loss to Gian Villante in October, 2018.