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Scott Holtzman retires after UFC Orlando loss 13 fights with the promotion

Scott Holtzman retires after UFC Orlando loss, 13 fights with the promotion

Scott Holtzman, 39, has retired from professional mixed martial arts competition following a split decision loss to Clay Guida at UFC Orlando on Saturday night.

Holtzman, whose pro MMA record sits at 14 wins and six losses fought 13 times for the UFC during the span of seven-plus years.

While competing inside the UFC octagon, “Hot Sauce” Holtzman racked up seven wins opposite six losses.

He holds victories over the likes of Jim Miller, Dong Hyun Ma, Alan Patrick, Darrell Horcher, Michael McBride, Cody Pfister, and Tony Christodoulou.

Losses include last night’s close call against Guida as well as defeats from Mateusz Gamrot, Beneil Dariush, Nik Lentz, Josh Emmett, and Drew Dober.

Holtzman’s pro career began 10 years ago in 2012.

UFC Orlando results below:

Main Card (ESPN/ESPN+, 10 p.m. ET)

Stephen Thompson defeated Kevin Holland via TKO – Round 4, 5:00

Rafael dos Anjos defeated Bryan Barberena via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 3:20

Matheus Nicolau defeated Matt Schnell via KO – Round 2, 1:44

Sergei Pavlovich defeated Tai Tuivasa via KO – Round 1, 0:54

Roman Dolidze defeated Jack Hermansson via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 4:06

Eryk Anders defeated Kyle Daukaus via TKO – Round 2, 2:45

Phil Rowe defeated Niko Price via TKO – Round 3, 3:26

Preliminaries (ESPN/ESPN+, 7 p.m. ET)

Angela Hill defeated Emily Ducote via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Clay Guida defeated Scott Holtzman split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)

Michael Johnson defeated Marc Diakiese via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Jonathan Pearce defeated Darren Elkins via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)

Natan Levy defeated Genaro Valdez via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Francis Marshall defeated Marcelo Rojo via KO – Round 2, 1:14

Yazmin Jauregui defeated Istela Nunes via TKO – Round 2, 4:06

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