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MMA featherweight Mark ‘The Machine’ Hominick retires

Featherweight Mark (The Machine) Hominick

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Canadian featherweight Mark (The Machine) Hominick is retiring at the age of 30.

The veteran mixed martial arts fighter made the announcement on the "UFC Tonight" TV show.

Hominick (20-12) has lost his last four fights, a run that start with a loss to champion Jose Aldo at UFC 129 in April 2011 in Toronto.

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Hominick rallied in the fifth round against Aldo for a thrilling finale but lost the decision.

Hominick's pro career dates back to 2002. He fought in both the UFC and WEC.

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