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Chad Mendes Announces Retirement From MMA

July 11, 2019 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
Chad Mendes

Chad Mendes is hanging up the gloves, as he has announced his retirement from MMA. Mendes announced the news on Instagram, in a post you can see below.

“I just want to say thank you to all my fans and everyone that tuned in to watch me battle!,” the 34-year-old UFC veteran wrote. “With 29 years of competing and 11 years 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 Finz & Featherz Guide Service 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!!!!”

Mendes ends with a career record of 18-5, with his last fight a loss to Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 232 in December.

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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

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