After 20 skilled MMA fights, Alessio di Chirico turns the web page.
On Monday, the 11-fight UFC veteran took to social media to publish a heartfelt response to his stoppage loss to Roman Kopylov final Saturday at UFC Paris. Moreover, the 32-year-old appeared to disclose that he’s retiring from blended martial arts competitors. MMA Fighting has confirmed with somebody with information of the state of affairs that di Chirico will actually be retiring.
“I’ve written this message hundreds of times, hot-blooded, cold-blooded, alone, after talking about it with the people I love and every version has brought me to tears,” Di Chirico stated in a publish. translated. “This is a message to all my followers: you have been loopy final evening in Paris, I actually felt your presence within the octagon. Every shot I ate was much less painful due to you, you have been my protect. At the beginning of the second lap, after I realized that I could not beat him, that he was greater and sooner than me, I stated to myself ‘I do not care, I’ve so many individuals behind me , let’s go the onerous manner, I will not really feel any ache”. Unfortunately, that wasn’t sufficient. Unfortunately, I gave you one other defeat.
“I am unable to assume how a lot the individuals who actually love me have suffered for me and with me all through my profession, I’m sorry to everybody who cared about me though we do not know one another, I’m so grateful. I believe it is time to transfer on to a different chapter in my life. I do know it is not a comeback from there, I do know I’m gonna miss it a lot. I do know it is a good time to cease. Thank you a lot for being there with me in my final battle. I like you manso
“Don’t be afraid, I’m not going to go away the net. There are many different objectives to realize, I’ll inform you about them quickly.
Di Chirico finishes his profession with knowledgeable report of 13-7, 4-7 contained in the octagon. “Manzo”’s largest win got here at UFC Fight Island 7 in January 2021. On the promotion’s first-ever broadcast on ABC, di Chirico created a giant upset by knocking out Joaquin Buckley with a headbutt. within the first spherical.
The Italian middleweight additionally has UFC wins over Julian Marquez, Oluwale Bamgbose and Garreth McLellan, and signed with the promotion in 2016 after profitable his first 9 skilled fights.