Kenny Florian Announces His Retirement (Video)

On Thursday, former Ultimate Fighter finalist Kenny Florian announced that he was retiring from the sport.

A veteran of 17 fights in the UFC, Florian suffered a back injury last November that just did not heal up properly, and with his competitive nature just too high, the Boston native wouldn’t fight unless he knew he could do it at his best.

UFC President Dana White officially announced Florian’s retirement on Thursday: