Mark Boceck Retires From The Sport Of MMA

UFC lightweight Mark Boceck has officially announced his retirement from MMA. On Tuesday he posted a tweet bout his career of 17 professional fights with 13 of those taking place inside the Octagon.

Bocek is bowing out gracefully after dealing with multiple injuries over the years that have hampered his appearances in the UFC. The Canadian grappler never fought at all in 2013, but did make a successful return in April when he bested Mike De La Torre by split decision at the TUF Nations finale card in Quebec City, Quebec.

Heres what he had to say on ending his career:

“I’m retiring from pro mma.I would like to thank everyone who has helped me and supported me throughout this journey. Onto the next chapter.”

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