Found May 07, 2013 on The Flying Knee MMA:
Former UFC interim Heavyweight champ Shane Carwin has officially announced his retirement from professional MMA competition. Carwin retires with a 12-2 record, with all his wins by way of KO or submission. Carwin has dealt with a variety of back issues, keeping him out of UFC action for the last two years. He was last scheduled to meet Roy Nelson at the end of last year after the conclusion of their Ultimate Fighter season but was forced out of that bout. His most notable win was his victory over Frank Mir back in 2010 where he won the interim heavyweight title. Carwin made the news official on his twitter account earlier today: Officially retired 2day:-) thank you to my family, friends and fans! #dreambig GOD BLESS!!! — Shane Carwin (@ShaneCarwin) May 8, 2013  

Former UFC Champ Shane Carwin Announces Retirement

Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin (pictured) unceremoniously announced his retirement via Twitter Tuesday evening. “Officially retired 2day:-) thank you to my family, friends and fans! #dreambig GOD BLESS!!!” Carwin tweeted. Injuries likely lead the 38-year-old to his decision to hang up his mixed martial arts gloves. Carwin underwent a “foraminotomy”...

Former heavyweight champion Shane Carwin has retired from the sport of MMA

Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin has officially hung up his 4XL gloves and called it a career. Carwin began his career with a record of 12-0, all 12 of those fights ending by way of the finish. After finishing Frank Mir at UFC 111 in New Jersey to claim the UFC interim belt, Carwin would unify the titles with then champ Brock Lesnar during the summer of '...
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