Dana White Wants Antonio Rodrigo Nogueria To Retire

UFC President, Dana White voiced his thoughts on former UFC and PRIDE heavyweight champion, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira following his latest knockout defeat inside the octagon, stating if it was up to Dana he would be hanging up his gloves.

Dana speaking via sources said:

“As soon as he got knocked out I was getting blown up by media guys saying, ‘What do you want to do?’ But out of respect for Nogueira I didn’t want to say anything until he said something publicly. Then he came out and said he wants to fight Frank Mir. I don’t want to see Nogueira fight ever again. He should retire.”

“He is a warhorse. The guy has been in – just the battles in PRIDE that he’s been in let alone the fights that he’s fought in the UFC. He is one of the most respected fighters in the world by other fighters, let alone by fans, and I like him very much too. I’ve been in this position a million times. I wanted to give him the opportunity to say something first, but now I’m going to say ‘“Big Nog,” I love you, but I’d love you to never fight again.’”

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