Charles Byrd is formally achieved with MMA.

On Saturday, the middleweight fought Maki Pitolo on the preliminary card of UFC 250 and the end result ended with Bryd struggling a second spherical TKO loss. Getting in, the middleweight was within the midst of a two-fight shedding streak, additionally dropping bouts to Darren Stewart and Edmen Shahbazyan.

Understandably annoyed, the fighter has expressed his disappointment on the path his profession up to now, and in flip, Byrd has determined to stroll away from the game for good:

“I’ve by no means been afraid to fail or strive. By no means thought I’d say this at this second however I’m okay and accepting that generally issues in life don’t go as anticipated”, says Bryd in assertion on Fb. “Mentally and bodily ready for this bout. However the consequence didn’t go my manner. I’m able to discover that subsequent chapter and path God has for me. I recognize the love and assist from everybody family and friends via this journey I name my combat profession. Achieved many nice issues for myself and developed alot of recollections. However time waits for no man. So with that stated I’m formally achieved with combating.”

Regardless of leaving the game on a three-fight shedding streak, Byrd noticed some success through the early portion of his UFC profession. The 36-year-old began combating professionally again in 2009 and competed for Legacy Promotions, Legacy Preventing Championship, and AXS TV Fights earlier than making the transition over to the large MMA promotion.

Byrd was found by the UFC President on Dana White’s Contender Collection and made a profitable debut in opposition to John Phillips at UFC Combat Night time 127. Then, the middleweight was within the midst of a pleasant four-fight successful streak; nevertheless, his bout in opposition to Darren Stewart broke his momentum and Byrd was unable to get well from that devastating loss ever since. Byrd leaves the game with a document of 10 wins and seven losses.