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Old 01-09-2007, 09:31 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Who will be the next to retire?

Of the current vets and champions in the UFC, who do you think will retire next?. I'm leaning towards Matt Hughes. He's had a very long and successful career.If he loses to GSP(which I'm thinking will happen), he will finish out his contract and retire.

What do you think?
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Old 01-09-2007, 10:30 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I find that very likely...I was honestly surprised he's making a comeback (or, attempting to). He could just call it quits while he's ahead, holding the win mover Royce Gracie and a successful career, but if he gets stomped in TWICE by St. Pierre, which I'm sure would happen, he's goign to be downgrading that career status and closing it off on a bad note.
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Old 01-09-2007, 10:32 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I'm thinking Hughes also, but don't forget Tim Sylvia's interview on Inside UFC. In his busted accent he said he plans to retire in 2 or 3 years.
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Old 01-09-2007, 11:22 AM   #4 (permalink)
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I will say it will be Evan Tanner
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Old 01-09-2007, 11:56 AM   #5 (permalink)
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I bet its Chuck he's 37 so hes only got a couple years left. Hughes is only like 31
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Old 01-09-2007, 11:12 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I bet its Chuck he's 37 so hes only got a couple years left. Hughes is only like 31
Has anyone heard Chuck suggesting that he would retire? I got the impression he still loves fighting and would keep going as long as he can. Doesn't seem like he's slowing down, at least not yet.
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Has anyone heard Chuck suggesting that he would retire? I got the impression he still loves fighting and would keep going as long as he can. Doesn't seem like he's slowing down, at least not yet.
The only thing I have heard Chuck say is that he has no plans to retire for a long time. He has stated many times he is having alot of fun, and as long as his health allows he will fight.

IMO it wont be Chuck next.
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Old 01-09-2007, 11:24 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I honestly believe that when Rampage gets his rematch with Chuck, IF Chuck beats him, the Iceman is going to retire.
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Has anyone heard Chuck suggesting that he would retire? I got the impression he still loves fighting and would keep going as long as he can. Doesn't seem like he's slowing down, at least not yet.
Chuck was on sherdog, " I have no plans to retire anytime soon" . Pretty much not chuck boyz n girls.
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Chuck was on sherdog, " I have no plans to retire anytime soon" . Pretty much not chuck boyz n girls.
That's what I thought. Hehe. Why should he retire when he can keep collecting the big paychecks with no one in sight (except arguably Rampage) to stop him? Not that he does it for the money of course.

Well it doesn't hurt that he gets paid big bucks for something he loves.

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