UFC veteran and Ultimate Fighter alum Daron Cruickshank is free to seek employment elsewhere.
Cruickshank confirmed his release from the UFC via social media on Tuesday.
I've officially been released. It's been a pleasure and privilege to fight for the UFC. I am now currently looking for a fight elsewhere.
— Daron Cruickshank (@Cruickshank155) March 1, 2016
After competing on The Ultimate Fighter, Cruickshank (16-8) signed with the UFC and went 5-6 with a no-contest over the past four years. He suffered three straight submission defeats, though, to end his run.