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UFC releases Sakara, Sotiropoulos, and Sexton

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It appears that three fighters have seen an end to their UFC contracts with their removal from the UFC.com lists of active fighters.

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Post #1   12/19/13 11:28:01AM   

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No real surprises here. I figured each one of them would get cut going into their last fight unless they won and none of them did.

Post #2   12/19/13 11:34:40AM   

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I'm a little sad about George. Its so strange that he started 7-0 and then went 0-4. Its not like his opponents were all super weak during his win streak or super strong during his losing streak, either.

Post #3   12/19/13 12:03:46PM   

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I guess they are up to S' on the list, next cut T's lol

Post #4   12/19/13 12:15:29PM   

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Oh that's too bad. Liked both those dudes

Post #5   12/19/13 12:56:42PM   

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Gsop sure went other direction
Never seen a skid so.bad

Post #6   12/19/13 1:41:04PM   

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Weird to see Sakara get cut considering he has been in the UFC for sometime now.

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Post #7   12/19/13 1:51:18PM   

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Sakara and GSop are just not competitive anymore...they don't rate to fight TUFers anymore and are hardly even in the top 100 of their wt div. I just hope Sexton's neck gets covered.

Post #8   12/19/13 2:37:21PM   

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Not arguing with any of these people being released but still wondering how Matt Mitrione, Cody McKenzie and Pat Barry still have jobs?

Post #9   12/19/13 6:33:33PM   

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Surprised about Sakara, he's always entertaining

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Posted by Wallass

Not arguing with any of these people being released but still wondering how Matt Mitrione, Cody McKenzie and Pat Barry still have jobs?



I think it's just a matter of time until we see both McKenzie and Barry on the cut list. I think Mitrione will join this list if he losses his next UFC fight. I think with the lack of depth Mitrione will get another shot.

It's older news but the others to leave the UFC roster are; Marcos Vinicious Flyweight 1-2 UFC, Michael Kuiper Middleweight 1-3 UFC, Brian Melancon (Retired) Welterweight 1-1 UFC, Julie Kedzie (Retired) Women's Bantamweight 0-2 UFC.

And there are 46 fighters signed UFC in the last month, have recently returned from an announced retirement, or have yet to make their UFC or return debut.

Post #11   12/19/13 7:35:55PM   

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Sexton should have got one more go.

The girl is exciting and always comes to fight she is a tough test for any one of the new prospects who coming up right now.

Post #12   12/20/13 12:26:24AM