Cowboy Cerrone Announces His Retirement: Fans React

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Not that Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone wanted to go out,

Not that Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone wanted to go out,

"I don't love it anymore," said Cerrone after putting on his gloves and cowboy hat in the center of the octagon.

"It's hard for me to get up and this is the longest camp I've had in a long time. I just don't love it.

I'm going to be a movie star. It's time to bow down. One hell of a career. Thank you very much, UFC."

Fighting fans reacted to the Cowboys' retirement on social media shortly after their announcement.

"Donald Cerrone retired after losing to Jim Miller.

'I don't love it anymore, Joe.' Respect cowboy Cerrone. more respect.

Fantastic view with your kids," tweeted journalist Ariel Helwani

This ol' cowboy is riding in the sunset," UFC Europe said.

"Career's hell and a hero's departure for Cowboy Cerrone."

Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone retired. An absolute legend in my book. One of the most entertaining fighters to ever do this in the Octagon," commented Marcel Dorff.

"All the best to cowboys. Absolute OG!!"

Cowboy Ceron. Amazing fighter with many records during 55 fighting career.

Legend and Future Hall of Famer. [a] have a good retirement."

36 wins, 10 knockouts and 55 fights. What a career for one of the most beloved cowboys in the sporting world.

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