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UFC Clears Roster Space By Releasing 14 Fighters


A total of 14 fighters were released from the UFC, the promotion confirmed with recently.

The list includes notables Ryan Jimmo, Robbie Peralta and Hatsu Hioki. Brian Ebersole, who is also included on the list, announced his retirement after his most recent fight.

Jimmo (19-5) was critical of the UFC regarding both the Reebok deal and tickets given to fighters attending events in recent months. He went 3-4 overall during his stint with the UFC.

In all, the 14 fighters cut posted a record of 19-40 inside the Octagon.

Others released were Bentley Syler, Wendell Oliveira Marques, Nolan Ticman, Dhiego Lima, Justin Edwards, Zhang Lipeng, Luiz Dutra, Josh Sampo, Lisa Ellis and Jessica Rakoczy.