RETIRED! TUF Vet Hangs Them Up After Failed UFC Bid

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Following his last month’s loss to Krzysztof Jotko, TUF 17 fighter Tor Troeng has decided to retire, citing a lack of motivation to compete anymore.

He spoke to Norran.se about his retirement, in a statement that was translated by Sherdog.com

“After almost 10 years as a professional MMA fighter, it’s time for me to move on. I have decided to put the gloves on the shelf. The joy and motivation needed to perform at the highest level is no longer with me,” he wrote.

“I love MMA. MMA has given me many memorable moments, hard training, meetings with amazing people, and above all a lot of joy. I want to thank everyone who has been with me on my journey in one way or another. From its inception in Umea to the big international arenas. Thanks coaches, family, friends, friends, fans and everyone else who believed in me and been by my side. You know who you are. See you soon.”

Following TUF 17, Troeng has gone 1-3 inside the cage, with his last win coming over Adam Cella in April of 2013.

Everyone here at BJPENN.com would like to wish Tor Troeng the best in his endeavors outside of the UFC.