Longtime UFC Contender Chad Mendes Announces Retirement
By FCF Staff
After competing professionally for over a decade, longtime, featherweight contender Chad Mendes has announced he’s retiring.
The 34-year-old Mendes (18-5), who is coming off a stoppage loss to Alexander Volkanovski in December, recently announced the news via social media.
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I just want to say THANK YOU to all my fans and everyone that tuned in to watch me battle! With 29 years of competing and 11 year in the Mma game, I feel it’s time for the next chapter in my life! It’s been an incredible journey with so many life lesson along the way. I feel extremely blessed to be living this life I live and can’t wait to see what the next chapter has in store for me! I will continue to hustle like I always have. I will continue to grow @finzandfeatherzguides and enjoy all the new adventures that come with it! I am truly grateful for all the love and support you all have shown. Thank you and let’s keep wrecking this place!!!! 💪🏽💪🏽🙏🏼 #retired #livingthedream #thankful #thankyou #fightgame #fighter #fights