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Kampmann in No Rush to Return

UFC’s Martin Kampmann not retiring, but after concussions, in ‘no rush’ to return By Mike Bohn, MMA Junkie
"UFC welterweight Martin Kampmann is burned out, in need of time away from the daily grind of being a high-level MMA fighter. That’s why he’s taking an undetermined hiatus from competition.

"To be clear Kampmann (20-7 MMA, 11-6 UFC) isn’t retiring, but after four fights in 17 months, the past two of which resulted in knockout losses, “The Hitman” has decided some personal time is a necessity.


"With the 11-year anniversary of his MMA debut quickly approaching, Kampmann has started to realize how much of his life has been dedicated to combat sports in general. By no means does the Danish athlete have regrets about his career choice, but at the same time, he’s aware his passion isn’t the same as what it once was. In his opinion, that’s one telltale sign to take some time off."

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