Bethe Correia confirms her retirement in December

After ending all rumors, Bethe Correia announces that she would end her UFC career in December via Instagram

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(IN THE FRAME) Brazilian figher, UFC veteran – Bethe Correia

UFC Veteran Bethe Correia has confirmed her retirement fight via her Instagram. The former women’s Bantamweight Title challenger revealed that she has signed the contract for her final fight. 

It was initially reported in August that the UFC has released off Bethe Correia. However, that doesn’t seem to be the case anymore. 

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Only a fighter knows the time to stop and follow other paths… Only a fighter and their allies know to tell apart the lies from the truth from what the media puts out. Yes! This will be my last fight and it could not be at any event other than the one and only @UFC Countless lies have been told out there, but I remained centered! I know who I am and I know my story. I have a strong and daring personality that has been the essence of my career and has added many rilvaries that strengthened Women's MMA. What I leave behind me is my legacy of a fighter who has a bold posture, presentation and unique celebration style in the fighting world. A personality that makes many curious to know more about me. It's not by chance that #betheeffect is out there. Love me or hate me, in the end everybody wanted to stop to watch me fight. I reached Pay Per View record numbers that back then had not been reached for many years. I have fought the very best and I always made the news. I am certain that I have left my mark and now it's time to let a new generation arise. And I know that I have taught both good and bad lessons. My very last fight will be at the best in the whole world… Where I dreamed and seeked to fight. This December I will be in the UFC octagon. I will cherish every moment of it and I know I'll miss it! I'm incredibly thankful to the UFC for the recognition of my career and history, they have never denied me a request. #ForeverUFC #ForeverWomensMMA #teamcorreia #ufc 😍 Gratidão @wallidjfc @suzanacorreianeves @edelsonboxe por sempre lutar por mim.

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Correia bids farewell to UFC in December 

Correia has lost the last three of her four fights, including a decision loss to Pannie Kianzad on UFC Fight Island. Although she would be looking to end her legendary career on a high note. 

According to a report from AG Fight, Bethe Correia will fight Yanan Wu in her final fight and the two will cross paths inside the Octagon on December 5th. The Brazilian took to her official Instagram handle and confirmed that the bout would indeed mark the final fight of her career. 

Correia has won 11 matches in her professional MMA career, whereas 5 in UFC. She started off with her UFC career with quite some fashion. But her losses have come in mostly her recent fights. 

The Brazilian is also known for her fight against former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion, Ronda Rousey at UFC 190, a bout that the former lost within 34 seconds and what remains as her only title fight in the UFC so far. 

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