Tor Troeng, a member of Season 17 of The Ultimate Fighter, has announced his retirement. The Swedish fighter made it official on Facebook recently.
Troeng (15-4-1) earned 11 stoppage victories during his career, which started in 2005. He was selected by Chael Sonnen’s team for TUF 17, falling to Josh Samman in the first round.
After nearly 10 years as a professional MMA fighter, it is time for me to move on. I have decided to put the gloves on the shelf. The joy and motivation required to perform at the highest level is no longer with me.
I love MMA. MMA has given me many memorable moments, hard training, meetings with remarkable people, and above all much joy.
I would like to thank all those who have been with me on my journey in one way or another. From its inception in Umeå to major international venues. Thank you coaches, family, friends, fitness friends, fans and everyone else who believed in me and has been at my side. You know who you are. Goodbye to …
During his UFC career, Troeng went 1-3, including three straight losses to Rafael Natal, Trevor Smith and Krzysztof Jotko – all via decision.