Spencer Fisher likely to retire after next UFC bout

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

“No pressure,” he said. “I want to go out there and fight. Swing for the fences.”

Fisher added that he likes the fact that he knows exactly what he is going to get from Stout.

“I don’t have to find him,” he said. “He’ll be right there in the middle.”

Over the past year we’ve seen veterans like Chris Lytle and Jorge Rivera announce their retirement on fight week and stick with those plans (at least for now) despite looking good in victory. Fisher, on the other hand, has left the door a tiny bit open in case a vintage performance materializes in Atlantic City, N.J., but he has already come to terms with the fact that Friday’s trilogy fight with Stout could very well be his last.

“It kinda makes sense right now,” he said.

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