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Jon Fitch Headlines List of 16 Fighters Released by UFC

Jon FitchSixteen fighters were released by the UFC by the promotion today with UFC welterweight Jon Fitch leading the list. Fitch had a 14-3-1 record with the promotion but was 1-2-1  in his last four bouts. MMAFighting first reported the cuts.

Among the cuts was aging veteran Vladimir Matyushenko and outspoken lightweight Jacob Volkmann. Volkmann had previously announced his release via twitter the night before.

Complete Lists of UFC Roster Cuts:

  • Jon Fitch
  • Wagner Prado
  • Mike Russow
  • Jacob Volkmann
  • Vladimir Matyushenko
  • Che Mills
  • Jay Hieron
  • Terry Etim
  • Paul Sass
  • Jorge Santiago
  • Mike Stumpf
  • Simeon Thoresen
  • C.J. Keith
  • Motonobu Tezuka
  • Josh Grispi
  • Ulysses Gomez

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