Bellator MMA Cuts 19 Fighters From Roster

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
June 25th, 2014

Bellator Eric Prindle

The unemployment line just got a bit more crowded. Bellator MMA has released 19 fighters from its roster, including former title contenders Eric Prindle (pictured) and Anthony Leone.

MMAFighting.com confirmed with Bellator executives that all of the athletes were cut before newly-appointed president Scott Coker took the helm last Wednesday. Therefore, if Coker sees fit, some of the fighters could be brought back.

Prindle has lost five of his last six scraps, including three straight.

Leone has dropped two consecutive contests, with his most recent coming in March’s submission loss to bantamweight champion Eduardo Dantas.

Here is the entire list of released Bellator fighters:

Eric Prindle
Anthony Leone
Rodrigo Lima
Frank Baca
Nick Kirk
Travis Marx
Hiroshi Nakamura
Sergej Grecicho
Jared Downing
Jason Fischer
Tim Welch
Nathan Coy
Anthony Lemon
Trey Houston
Vaughn Anderson
Keith Berry
Jeremy Kimball
Carlos Eduardo
Eric Smith

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