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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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May 08, 2013  |  Discuss

News: UFC Heavyweight Shane Carwin Retires from MMA Competition

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...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

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”...
May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Roy Nelson and Shane Carwin to coach The Ultimate Fighter 16

Heavyweights Roy “Big Country” Nelson and Shane Carwin have been tapped to coach season 16 of The Ultimate Fighter. UFC officials announced the news on Thursday. The news comes on the heels that Ross Pearson and George Sotiropoulos will coach the international version of The Ultimate Fighter: Australia vs UK. UFC president Dana White commented on Nelson and Carwin saying, ...
Via MMA Interplay
July 12, 2012  |  Discuss

UFC announces The Ultimate Fighter 16 head coaches

How will the UFC rebound from its lowest rated The Ultimate Fighter season in history? With two heavyweight head coaches that will surely polarize MMA fans. Heavyweight sluggers Shane Carwin and Roy Nelson will coach TUF 16.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
July 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Shane Carwin Eyes Early Fall Return to UFC

After undergoing two back surgeries within the span of a year, Shane Carwin (Pictured) is well on his way down the road to recovery as he’s just been medically cleared for contact. If all goes according to the master plan, the former UFC interim heavyweight champ will be back in action by the beginning of autumn. “I informed UFC matchmaker [Joe Silva] that I would like to fight...
May 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Shane Carwin “As Good As New” Following Back Surgery

For the second time in 12 months, Shane Carwin (Pictured) underwent surgery on his back. Unlike the procedure he endured last November, the former UFC interim heavyweight champ was told by his surgeon that he should be back and badder than ever after his latest operation. “I made it out alive,” Carwin posted on the UG Forum. “I am on some heavy meds but I already have my Carwin...
November 16, 2011  |  Discuss
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