Escovedo recently announced his release on Twitter.
Escovedo (17-9) suffered losses by unanimous decision to Renan Barao in his Octagon debut in May, second-round TKO to Takeya Mizugaki in September, and another unanimous decision to Alex Caceres last month. Escovedo previously topped TUF 14’s Steven Siler following back-to-back losses to UFC vets Michael McDonald and Michihiro Omigawa before joining the UFC.
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Pictured: Cole Escovedo (via UFC.com)