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Canadian featherweight Hominick retires from MMA

The Canadian Press

12/11/2012 11:32:46 PM

TORONTO -- Canadian featherweight Mark 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.

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.