July 26, 2014; San Jose, CA, USA; Kyle Kingsbury (red gloves) fights Patrick Cummins (blue gloves) during the light heavyweight bout of the FOX UFC Saturday at SAP Center. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Kyle Kingsbury Announces Retirement Following Loss to Patrick Cummins

Kyle Kingsbury came out of a near 2-year retirement Saturday, to fight at UFC on FOX 12 against Patrick Cummins. A fight that ultimately did not go his way, losing a lopsided fight on the scorecards (30-27, 30-25, 30-24). Kingsbury was taken down a total of 11 times by the two-time All American wrestler, in a fight where he mounted very little offense in the process.

Following the fight, Kyle Kingsbury announced his retirement from the sport, for a second time.

“That was definitely my last fight.  I told everyone I didn’t want to be a .500 fighter and so enough was enough,” Kingsbury said.

Kingsbury ends his career on a 4-fight losing streak, initially retiring following a loss to Jimi Manuwa in September of 2012. Prior to his losing streak, Kingsbu had built up a strong momentum—stringing together 4 straight wins from 2009 to 2011, over Razak Al-Hassan, Jared Hamman, Ricard Romero, and Fabio Maldonado.

Kyle Kingsbury retires at 32 years old with a record of 11-6, 1 NC.

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