John Cholish retires from the sport of MMA. He cited the major factor in his decision was not only the issue of pay for fighters, but also that time he spent away from friends and family was not worth trading just for the love of the sport. It is clear this was not a decision he made on the fly. He stated it was a decision he came to over the past year.
Fighter weigh-ins for UFC on FX 8 took place today at Arena Jaragua in Jaragua Do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil, the same venue playing host to Saturday’s fight card headlined with a 185-pound match-up between former Strikeforce middleweight champ Luke Rockhold and former UFC light heavyweight champ Vitor Belfort.
ProMMAnow.com talks with 26-year-old undefeated lightweight Mitch Clarke, who makes his UFC debut this Saturday night against John Cholish at UFC 140 in Toronto, Ontario.