Former UFC light heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin announced his retirement Saturday night. Griffin, who was forced to retire in late 2012 with a knee injury, was also the winner of The Ultimate Fighter season one.
UFC president Dana White, who made the announced, confirmed that Griffin will continue to work with the promotion, much like recently retired stars Chuck Liddell and Matt Hughes.
“When Dana says you should retire, you should retire,” Griffin said. “Otherwise, you’ll blow your knee out.”
White later announced that both Griffin and Stephan Bonnar will be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame in July during the fan expo.