More than a year after his shocking and sudden retirement from MMA, Jimmy Flick has changed his mind.
It was reported recently that Flick, 31, will return to the sport and plans to continue his career in the UFC cage.
Flick’s return was first confirmed by Mike Heck of MMA Fighting.
Flick revealed his intention to retire in April 2021, first announcing his plan to stop competing at a regional MMA event.
“The UFC is not my dream anymore … The UFC is not looking out for me. My wife’s looking out for me, my kids [are] looking out for me,” said Flick at the time.
The announcement came just came four months after he won his UFC debut, scoring a first-round triangle choke submission against Cody Durden.
Flick had seen success in his career prior to that debut, putting together a record of 15 wins through 20 appearances on the regional scene. He notably claimed an LFA championship in 2020, and won a fight on “Dana White’s Contender Series” to secure his UFC contract later that year.