UFC Releases 5 Fighters In Two Days

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
February 10th, 2009

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The UFC has just announced three more fighters that have been released, this following two fighters who were released yesterday. To nobody’s surprise, the five fighters who were released are all coming off losses. The biggest name on the list is former “Ultimate Fighter” contestant Rich Clementi.

Along with Clementi, Luigi Fioravanti was also released yesterday. Both lost at “Ultimate Fight Night 17” over the weekend, but they veterans of the UFC and could be back at any point.

The three fighters who were released today are all heavyweights. Eddie Sanchez, Derek Downey and Christian Wellisch will now have to find a new home to fight in.

The UFC has been known for releasing fighters and bringing them back when neede, but the door is open for them to fight in other promotions.

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