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UFC Hall of Fame Fighter Dan Severn Retires

Severn- facial hairUFC Hall of Fame fighter Dan Severn has decided to call it a career after a seventeen year career at the age of 54. Severn announced the move on his website earlier this week. Severn last fought in April of 2012, notching his 101st career victory and ending a two-fight losing streak.

Severn was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame at UFC 52. The Arizona State University Hall of Fame wrestler was one of the first wrestlers to find success in the UFC, winning the UFC 5 tournament and winning the Ultimate Ultimate 95 crown as well. Severn would also capture the UFC Super Fight Championship by defeating Ken Shamrock at UFC 9.

Severn was also an accomplished professional wrestler as well, appearing for the WWE (then the WWF) in 1998.

Severn wraps his career at 101-19-7, having fought for the UFC, RINGS, MFC, and WEC in his storied MMA career.


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