Marion Reneau retires from MMA following five consecutive UFC losses

Marion Reneau has penned an emotional message to the UFC on social as she announced retiring from mixed martial arts. The announcement came two days after she lost to Miesha Tate. In an Instagram post, the MMA veteran thanked UFC President Dana White for letting her compete at the highest level which she says changed the life of her family and friends. Reneau also thanked her coach, training partners, and manager for standing by her side no matter what.

Former UFC women’s bantamweight contender suffered pro career’s eighth loss to Tate at the July 17 co-main event via third-round knockout. The 44-year-old ends her career with a 9-8-1 record after losing all five of her last fights.

Reneau last won against Sara McMann in February 2018 via submission in the second round. She made her UFC debut back in January 2015 against Alexis Dufresne. Her biggest career win is undoubtedly her second UFC fight where he defeated Jessica Andrade via first-round submission.

By the looks of it, it seems that the Belizean Bruiser will spend her time teaching MMA at the Trifecta MMA, an MMA training academy situated in Quincy.

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