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Alexandre “Cacareco” Ferreira Released by the UFC

Alexandre Cacareco FerreiraAlexandre “Cacareco” Ferreira is one-and-done with the UFC, as the Brazilian was recently cut by the promotion after turning down a fight with middleweight Rousimar Palhares at next month’s UFC 134 event in Rio de Janeiro, according to Sherdog.

Ferreira planned to drop to 185-pounds nine months after suffering a first-round TKO to Vladimir Matyushenko in his Octagon debut last November.

Cacareco’s release follows the recent cuts of The Ultimate Fighter 9 runner-up Andre Winner and welterweight slugger John “Doomsday” Howard.

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