Les­nar re­tires from mixed mar­tial arts

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For­mer UFC heavy­weight cham­pion Brock Les­nar has in­formed the mixed mar­tial arts pro­mo­tion that he is re­tired from com­pe­ti­tion.

The UFC con­firmed the for­mer heavy­weight cham­pion’s de­ci­sion Wed­nes­day.

Les­nar, 39, re­turned from a 4.5-year MMA ab­sence last July to beat Mark Hunt at UFC 200, but the re­sult was over­turned af­ter Les­nar failed two dop­ing tests. He was sub­se­quently sus­pended from com­pe­ti­tion for a year by the U.S. Anti-Dop­ing Agency, which ad­min­is­ters the UFC’s dop­ing pol­icy.

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