When Matt Hamill walked away from mixed martial arts on August 8, 2011, it was one of the more surprising retirements we’ve seen. Sure, “The Hammer” was coming off back-to-back losses and was nearing the age of 35, but one loss came via decision to former world champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and the other was in a short notice fight against rising star Alex Gustafsson. No shame in either, and a lot of fighters stayed around a lot longer with worse resumes . . . Click here for more by Thomas Gerbasi, UFC.com
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