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UFC Hall of Famer Dan Severn Announces Retirement from MMA

UFC Hall of Famer and MMA legend Dan Severn announced his retirement from MMA on Tuesday. Severn announced that he will remain active in the sport in other capacities as well as continue his professional wrestling career through 2013.

Severn has competed in 127 pro MMA bouts in a career that spans over 17 years. Severn went 9-4 during his UFC career including winning the UFC 5 tournament, the UFC Ultimate Ultimate 95, and the Superfight championship. Severn ends his MMA career with a 101-19-7 record.

Source: MMA Junkie

Cage Warriors 51 Results

Conor McGregor entered his Cage Warriors 51 contest with quite a bit of swagger. The Irishman’s confidence became justified as he embarrassed Ivan Buchinger to capture his second CW title. Former Ultimate Fighter runner-up Jesse Taylor added another belt to his collection as he defeated Chris Fields via submission in the second round.

The full results are as follows:
Conor McGregor def. Ivan Buchinger by KO (punch) – Round 1, 3:40 – wins vacant lightweight title
Jesse Taylor def. Chris Fields by submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 1:06 – to become new middleweight champion
Katja Kankaanpaa def. Aisling Daly by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Jack Mason def. Florent Betorangal by unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 29-27)
Paul Redmond def. Ryan Roddy by submission (toehold) – Round 2, 2:14
James Brum def. Moktar Benkaci by unanimous decision (30-28, 29-28, 29-28
Tommy Quinn def. Philip Mulpeter by majority decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-29)
Henry Fadipe def. Charlie Watts by TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 1:09

Source: MMA Junkie

Photo: Dan Severen (MMA Weekly)