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UFC releases featherweights Diego Nunes and Milton Vieira

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As you can expect to read often over the next several weeks, more fighters have been released from the UFC. Brazilian featherweights Diego Nunes and Milton Vieira are the latest cut casualties. MMA Opinion tweeted the news earlier today:

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Post #1   2/22/13 2:35:31PM   

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Nunes

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Post #2   2/22/13 2:36:58PM   

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Nunes...that guy was just too damned expensive!

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Posted by airkerma

Nunes...that guy was just too damned expensive!


Post #4   2/22/13 3:04:43PM   

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Boooooo!

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Now its a message to all fighters to better put on a good show,leave all in the octagon or be ready to get fired.

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always liked nunes. after the fitch cut, none of the following cuts really need to be explained, i guess. if you're willing to cut a top 10 ww, all others just kind of fall in line

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Sucks nunes got cut

I don't know why Ufc wanted so badly to own wec and take 3/4 the strikeforce guys just to go ahead and cut about 25% if your total fighters. I really hope a organization comes and scopes them all up

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Bellator would be crazy not to go for Nunes. He'd fit in very well in their FW division.

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What is dana trying to do? he wants to let Bellator have a turn up the top?

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I liked Nunes.

They're making some pretty drastic decisions with these cuts.

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the first cut is the deepest

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11 straight decision wins/losses. This is a message...

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i think this is good for the UFC for the short term but for the long term i think they are playing with fire

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Sucks :(, I really hope this trend doesn't continue. Although Nunes went to decision all of his fights are pretty good minus the last one but sometimes one guy is just better, imo he really shouldn't be cut. Milton Vieira also got robbed imo in his last fight, sucks to see him go as well

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