Finland’s Anton Kuivanen has been released by the UFC. The fighter confirmed the news on Twitter recently.
Kuivanen, 28 years old, went 1-2 in three UFC bouts. He was defeated by Mike Chiesa earlier this year via submission.
Prior to entering the UFC, Kuivanen (16-4) had won nine consecutive fights, including six by either TK or submission.
I got fired by @ufc ! Still living my dream, Doing what i love to do. I’ll be back, I’ll fight my way to the top!
— Anton Kuivanen (@Anton_Kuivanen) March 11, 2013