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Nate Quarry Contemplating Retirement

Nate Quarry was finally cleared to train again six months after undergoing major facial reconstruction surgery following his loss to Jorge Rivera in March. However, that doesn't necessarily mean "Rock" is looking to fight again in the UFC.

The veteran admitted on Monday's episode of The MMA Hour that he is actually contemplating retiring from MMA competition.

"We'll see," Quarry responded when asked if he will ever fight again. "It's kind of nice, actually, taking this time off, waking up in the morning knowing that I don't necessarily have to get punched today and I've got so many other incredible opportunities going on, so we'll see where my career takes me. I've been fighting for 12 years, training for 14. So 12 years, that's a lot. I started with absolutely nothing, literally living the American Dream. I saw the UFC on TV when I was 24, opened up the phone book, found a gym and started training. I didn't have any wrestling experience ... I was the guy sitting on the couch watching the fights, got up, went out, joined a gym. If I can do it, anybody can because I had no athletic ability from day one. Just willing to take my beating and move forward."

One of the big projects Quarry is working on his new Zombie Cage Fighter line, which he hopes will become a TV series, comic book, movie and clothing line. Watch his appearance on The MMA Hour below. Watch the entire show here.

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