UFC’s Mike Brown Postpones Retirement, Announces New Five Fight Contract
By FCF Staff
Although Mike Brown has stated that he was considering retirement heading into his recent UFC 146 bout with Daniel Pineda, the 36 year-old-fighter and former WEC champion has announced that he’s signed a new five fight deal with Zuffa.
Brown, who scored a unanimous decision win over Pineda, made the announcement via his official website.
“Going in to the last fight with Pineda I was pretty certain that was going to be my last fight. I talked to my friends, family, and coaches. I told them how I was feeling and i told them I would make up my decision about retirement after the fight. This Fight felt different, I felt great and I felt no fatigue. I felt like i did when I won the belt in 2008/2009. I felt like I could of easily went 5 rounds and I had a lot of fun being out there. Last week I signed a new 5 fight deal with UFC and plan to continue on and finish up my new contract.”
The victory over Pineda was Brown’s second in a row, after the vet defeated Nam Phan by UD at UFC 133 last August.
Since Brown lost the WEC belt to current UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo in November, 2009, the American Top Team fighter has gone 4-3.