MMA fans may have seen the last of UFC welterweight Frank Trigg following his quick TKO loss to Josh Koscheck at UFC 103. Trigg was hoping to make one final run towards a title, but that was quickly put to rest after Kos made Trigg look much older than the 37-years-old his driver’s license states.
President Dana White went on to compare Trigg’s situation to that of UFC heavyweight Mirko Cro Cop’s telling MMAJunkie.com, “These [other] guys are young and explosive. There’s just a whole other level of talent out there.”
White explained during the UFC 103 post-fight presser that both fighters appear to be a little gun-shy when it comes to engaging with their younger counterparts. Their hesitancy may be derived from the fear of getting beaten to the punch by a quicker fighter.
Trigg was realistic about his future following the scrap, stating that it just might be time for him to hang up his MMA gloves once and for all.
“If they say I’m done, I’m done,” said a disappointed Trigg. “If the UFC cuts me, I’m done fighting. I don’t have the strength or determination to go fight in the minor leagues anymore. I’ve done it before.”
The UFC is expected to release Trigg within the next couple of weeks.