After outworking veteran Keita Nakamura on Saturday, Sultan Aliev readied himself to make an important announcement. Then his post-fight interview ended.
That left the UFC’s backstage interviewer as the reporter of record for Aliev’s retirement, a declaration that seems as sudden the microphone takeaway in the octagon.
No Octagon rust for @ASULTAN_MMA!#UFCStPetersburg pic.twitter.com/Y1TMRbSwGM
— UFC (@ufc) April 20, 2019
But according to the 34-year-old Aliev, who returned to...