Spencer Fisher planning retirement

by Ariel Helwani | source: mmafighting.com

The 36-year-old Fisher, who meets Sam Stout for a third time this Friday at UFC on FX 4, confirmed with MMAFighting.com this week that he’s “pretty sure” Friday’s fight will be his last.

“I’ve been missing a lot of stuff with my family,” he said. “It gets tougher and tougher as they get older.”

Fisher, who trained for this fight with Kings MMA in Huntington Beach, Calif., also pointed to mounting injuries over the years as another reason why he thinks this may be the right time to walk away. However, he did admit that a first-round knockout against his old Canadian foe Stout would force him to strongly reconsider his future plans.

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