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Sam “Hands Of Stone” Stout has announced his retirement from MMA competition. The 31-year competed in over 30 fights finishing with a 21-12-1 record. Stout was born in London, Ontario, Canada and has truly become a Canadian great. Although he never competed for a title, he did leave a legacy that many fans of the sport won’t forget.
Sam is coming of a KO loss to Frankie Perez in Saskatoon, Canada on Aug. 23rd. When asked about what signified his career would be the trilogy with Spencer Fisher. “Hands Of Stone” won the trilogy with Fisher and keeps in touch with him, trained with over the summer.
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This isn’t the first retirement recently. Antonio “Big Nog” Nogueira retired last night, Frankie Perez retired at UFC Saskatoon, and Josh Burkman is unsure about the future of his Mixed Martial Arts career.
Like said before, Stout is known throughout the MMA nation and will truly be missed. We all wish him the best of luck with his future endeavours.