Why Cerrone is swapping UFC for Hollywood
Donald Cerrone lost by submission to Jim Miller on Saturday in Las Vegas, and subsequently called time on his UFC career.
Donald Cerrone confirmed his retirement from UFC on Saturday, after a loss to Jim Miller, with a Hollywood dream now set to be pursued.
Hollywood awaits UFC’s Cerrone
Cerrone, nicknamed “Cowboy”, lost via a second-round submission to 38-year-old Miller in Las Vegas on Saturday. That took his career record to 36-17, and after the bout, the 39-year-old confirmed his career was over.
Having placed his famous cowboy hat and gloves down in the octagon, Cerrone told Joe Rogan: “I don’t love it anymore.
“It’s hard for me to get up – this is the longest camp I’ve had in a long time – I just don’t love it anymore.
You may also enjoy:
Cerrone hopes for Hall of Fame place
“It’s time to bow out, I’ve got to know when.
“This is the perfect event, sold-out crowd, Las Vegas, got my boys, one hell of a career man – hopefully one day I’ll be in the Hall of Fame.”
As for his next move, Cerrone – who has acted before – said: “I’m going to be a movie star baby!”
Cerrone has made 48 appearances in the WEC (World Extreme Cagefighting) and UFC, the most of all time.