Sam Stout Retires

Sam Stout (photo: Mike Fischl)

Sam Stout (photo: Mike Fischl)

Sam “Hands of Stone” Stout has decided to hang up the gloves, according to a Canadian Press report.  Stout, who hails from London, Ontario, finished his career with a 20-12-1 record.

Stout started his career under Shawn Tompkins and flourished in competition for TKO where he won the organization’s Lightweight title against Donald Ouimet.

“Hands of Stone” joined the UFC in 2006 and debuted at debuted at UFC 58 against Spencer Fisher.  He won that bout by Split Decision and is probably best known for his trilogy fight against Fisher.

Stout was also renowned for having great stand up battles in the Octagon.  In fact, Stout won six Fight of the Night bonuses and one KO of the Night with a win over Yves Edwards.

Stout has lost his last three fights in the Octagon.  Most recently, he was beaten by Frankie Perez at UFC Saskatoon in August. Ironically, Perez retired immediately after winning that bout.

Stout, who is a co-owner of Adrenaline Training Center, told the UFC that he wishes to spend more time with his family.

Top MMA News would like to thank Sam Stout for thrilling his Canadian fans and wishing him all the best in his future endeavors.



5 Responses to “ Sam Stout Retires ”

  1. Sean Pierson says:

    All the best to another great pioneer in this sport.

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  2. Keelan Smyth says:

    Stout is the definition of warrior, so many amazing fights under his name
    Wish him nothing but success in whatever he pursues next

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  3. Zach B says:

    Great fighter and always a nice guy , all the best

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  4. Cody Saftic says:

    Thanks for all the fights Sammy J! A true role model to fighters all over and a pioneer for MMA in Canada.

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  5. PEDuser says:

    Best of luck in your future endeavours. It was a pleasure to watch you compete!

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