Frank Trigg has been cut by the UFC following his first-round knockout loss to Matt Serra on Saturday at UFC 109, the veteran’s second-straight loss after suffering a first-round TKO to Josh Koscheck in his UFC return in September.
The 37-year-old Trigg (19-8, 2-5 UFC) twice challenged for the UFC welterweight title held by Matt Hughes, first in November 2003 then in April 2005, but lost both bouts by first-round submission.
“Twinkle Toes” left the UFC in 2005 following a loss to Georges St-Pierre, but returned last year after going 7-2 outside the Octagon, losing to notables Carlos Condit and Robbie Lawler while earning wins over the likes of Jason “Mayhem” Miller, Kazuo Misaki, Edwin Dewees, and Falaniko Vitale.
Trigg has not yet decided if or when he’ll resume his career outside the UFC.
UFC 109 headliner Mark Coleman, TUF 8 finalist Phillipe Nover, and Tim Hague have also been released following Saturday losses.