One of the UFC’s most experienced fighters has been let go, as Bart Palaszewski has announced that the promotion has released him, following his first round, submission loss to Cole Miller at the TUF 17 Finale. The defeat was Palaszewski’s third in a row, as prior to facing Miller, the rugged vet dropped decision losses to Diego Nunes and Hatsu Hioki.
Palaszewski announced the news via his official Twitter account.
I have been let go by the @ufc. I would like to thank them & @seanshelby for all the opportunities and great times. We shall see whats next.
During his run with the UFC, Palaszewski scored a memorable KO win over Tyson Griffin in 2011, which came after a stint with the ZUFFA owned WEC, where he went 4-3. Although Palaszewki has competed in 50 fights, and has been fighting professionally since 2002, he’s only 29 years old. Crazy.
Due to his record and abilities there’s little doubt the Illinois resident will find work soon, and the Poland born fighter expressed a desire to compete for that country’s KSW promotion.
Maybe @KSW_MMA will have me :) would be cool to go back to the old country. It has been way too long
Sounds like a no brainer for KSW.
Article by Kelsey Mowatt
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