What are some of the most memorable retirement fights..?

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  1. 99Silva

    99Silva Banned Banned

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    I guess you can't include TITO because he came out of retirement...

    I'd say Brock Lesnar's because you could see that UFC Brass wanted to keep him so badly since he was their cash cow.

    ForreSt Griffin was another one and also SHane Carwin's retirement fight..Matt Hughes had a good retirement fight.
     
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    Didn't Koscheck KO Hughes in his last fight?
     
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    Chris Lyttle had one of the best retirements IMO
     
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    Machida crane kicking Randy into retirement was pretty memorable.
     
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    Yeah can't forget that neither could he he lost a tooth.....can't grow that back
     
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    Couture for sure. Everytime that guy stepped in the cage you were getting your money's worth and then some.

    Randleman too. He looked sorta good in his last fight. He faced a lot of health issues and I always wished that he could get things clicking again. He was such a beast in the dark years.

    Fedor, I never really felt it with him. Always had the feeling like, no, he will be back for another run, or just to crush cans to prop up a Russian MMA org. He's not gone....but I guess he is.
     
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    I'm probably going to say Rich Franklin after he has his final fight. I'll say Lytle. Griffin was also good but we didn't know he was retiring beforehand.
     
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    I was sad and in awe at the same time. lol
     
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    Stephan Bonnar. Lol
     
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    This.
     
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    The Couture fight with Machida was awesome.

    Finished it Karate kid style.
     
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    After Couture woke up he's like "I lost a tooth" and Dana White responds "Don't worry, we'll get you a better one." Hahahaha
     
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    He went out about at a peak, that's for sure.

    I still think the Fight of the Night Award should be called the "Chris Lytle Fight of the Night Award" in the honor of that man for just going to war every freaking time.
     
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    Goodridge/Frye.. short retirement though.
     
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    Overeem kneeing Brock repeatedly
     
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    Also Silva vs Stann was amazing
     
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    I can't wait for Mir Overeem personally. Someone is getting savagely beaten and then most likely retiring straight after.
     
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    Nick Diaz has had many memorable retirement fights.
     

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