Jose Maria Tome released by the UFC
The mystery surrounding Jose Maria Tome’s situation in the UFC is finally over.
Following several reports stating that "No Chance" has or hasn’t been released from the promotion following back-to-back losses in 2013, his manager Marcelo Brigadeiro confirmed to MMAFighting.com that he’s no longer signed with the UFC.
Tome (33-5, 2 no-contests), who is still listed on UFC’s official website, entered the UFC riding a 16-fight undefeated streak, but went 0-2 inside the Octagon.
UFC on FOX 10 pulls 2.55 million viewers, 1.1 rating in key adult demo
the overnight ratings for the tenth installment of the UFC on FOX franchise are in and they show a slight increase from December's event. According to TV By The Numbers, UFC on FOX 10 earned 2.55 million average viewers and a 1.1 rating in the adult 18-49 demographic in the 8 to 10 p.m. ET time slot. FOX had the most viewers in the aforementioned demographic of any network during the evening.
UFC on Fox 10 bonuses and awards: Donald Cerrone head kick earns $50K
UFC on Fox 10: "Henderson vs. Thomson", from the United Center in Chicago, Illinois, has officially wrapped, which means it's time for those select fighters who went above and beyond in their respective fights to get a little extra grease for their efforts.
Here are the special UFC on Fox 10 bonuses:
Knockout of the Night -- Donald Cerrone
Submission of the Night -- Alex Caceres
Fight of the Night -- Alex Caceres vs. Sergio Pettis
UFC on FOX 10 official weigh-in results
MAIN CARD (FOX, 8 p.m. ET)
-Benson Henderson (156) vs. Josh Thomson (155)
-Gabriel Gonzaga (258) vs. Stipe Miocic (245)
-Donald Cerrone (155) vs. Adriano Martins (155)
-Darren Elkins (145) vs. Jeremy Stephens (146)
PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1, 5 p.m. ET)
-Alex Caceres (135) vs. Sergio Pettis (135)
-Yves Jabouin (135) vs. Eddie Wineland (135)
-Chico Camus (135) vs. Yaotzin Meza (135)
-Ramiro Hernandez (136) vs. Hugo Viana (136)
-Daron Cruickshank (155) vs. Mike Rio (155)
-Mike Rhodes (171) vs. George Sullivan (170)
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 4:30 p.m. ET)
-Walt Harris (241) vs. Nikita Krylov (218)