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Matt Brown explains how UFC 300 snub finalized retirement decision, says BKFC signing 'not out of the question'

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Matt Brown thought he was going to get a perfect retirement scenario that would end his MMA Career. Unfortunately, it didn’t happen that way.

Brown announced that he is hanging up the UFC gloves on Saturday after a 28-fight run with the promotion. During this time, he has gone 15-13. Brown also holds a number notable records in the welterweight weight division’s history including the most knockouts.

“The Immortal” hadn’t fought since May 2023 and was seriously mulling walking away for some time. But he held on to the thought that he might have one more fight at UFC 300 last month in Las Vegas. Brown said he was expecting to get a contract to fight Jim Miller in what would be his retirement fight, but the promotion decided to book Miller against Bobby Green instead, and that marked the nail in the coffin for Brown’s decision.

“The only thing I was really holding off for was I thought I was going to get on UFC 300 and fight Jim Miller, and I was going to use that for my sendoff,” Brown told MMA Junkie Radio on Monday. “I was pretty dead set on that: I’m going to fight Jim Miller at UFC 300, this would be the most badass sendoff ever fighting such a legend like Jim Miller on the biggest card in UFC history, and they didn’t…



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