Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White isn't shy about letting us know when he thinks certain fighters are done. And after UFC 190 -- which went down last night (Sat., Aug. 1, 2015) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil -- the brash head honcho called for another retirement.
While he's adamant he would never force an athlete to call it a day, White did reveal during the post-fight press conference (video replay) that he doesn't want to see Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira continue his fighting career after dropping a unanimous decision to the much younger Stefan Struve.
And while most fighters -- or athletes in general -- are quick to say they have plenty left in the tank, "Big Nog" seemed to agree with White's assessment.
"I love Big Nog and I think everybody loves Big Nog. He's such a good guy. He's respected by everybody. He and I actually talked tonight. I'm done. I don't want to see him fight anymore. He doesn't disagree."
The good news is, White informed members of the media that once Nogueira decides to officially put a bow on his legendary career, he will have a front office job at ZUFFA waiting for him.
Gone In 34 Seconds!
Watch Ronda Rousey vs. Bethe Correia full fight video highlights from last night in UFC 190's main event inside HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, featuring the incredible 34-second first round knockout finish.
It's good to be a legend.
The loss to Struve was "Big Nog's" third in a row and four of his last five overall, with his last win coming in 2012 against Dave Herman.
At 39 years of age and with 46 fights to his credit, Nogueira -- the only man to ever hold the Pride FC and UFCHeavyweight titles -- doesn't really have anything left to prove and give to to the fight world. So walking away now wouldn't be such a bad idea.