After 12 years and 39 professional fights Neil Seery has hung up the gloves. The 37-year-old had his swansong at UFC Glasgow earlier tonight and in typical '2Tap' fashion the 37-year-old faced a very tough challenge in Brazilian Alexandre Pantoja (18-2), a fighter ten years his junior and who hasn't lost in over ten previous fights.
Seery was submitted with a rear-naked choke in the third round and it is always poetic to see a fighter leave on his back. It might not have been the result the Irish vet wanted but he has a very successful career, one which saw him compete in the UFC seven times in six different countries and win the Cage Warriors flyweight title.
Here is his retirement speech following the fight: