By Evan Stoumbelis:
TUF season 9 winner James Wilks announced his retirement on Twitter a few days ago following speculation as to when his next fight would be.
“A few of you have been asking when my next fight is, Unfortunately, I have had to retire due to injury. Now coaching at Lightning MMA”
Following TUF James lost his next fight against Matt “The Immortal” Brown. In his next fight he scored a unanimous decision victory over Peter Sobotta, making his record 7-3 The last time Wilks fought was in October of 2010 at UFC 120 where he lost to Claude Patrick via unanimous decision, finishing off his career with a 7-4 record MMA, 1-2 UFC.