UFC axes 14 fighters

funny-Christian-Bale-Axe-psychoAt least 14 fighters have been recently released by the UFC according to a new report from MMAFighting.com. Seven-fight UFC veteran Ryan Jimmo and 8-fight Octagon veteran Brian Ebersole were among those that got the axe.

Here’s the full list:

  1. Ryan Jimmo (19-5, 3-4 UFC)
  2. Robbie Peralta (18-6/1 NC, 4-4 UFC)
  3. Hatsu Hioki (27-9-2, 3-5 UFC)
  4. Brian Ebersole (51-17-1/1 NC, 5-3 UFC)
  5. Bentley Syler (5-1, 0-1 UFC)
  6. Wendell Oliveira Marques (24-9, 0-2 UFC)
  7. Nolan Ticman (4-3, 0-2 UFC)
  8. Dhiego Lima (10-4, 1-3 UFC)
  9. Justin Edwards (8-5, 2-5 UFC)
  10. Zhang Lipeng (9-9-1, 2-2 UFC)
  11. Luiz Dutra (11-4-1, 0-2 UFC)
  12. Josh Sampo (11-5, 1-3 UFC)
  13. Lisa Ellis (15-10, 0-2 UFC)
  14. Jessica Rakoczy (1-5, 0-2 UFC)

Any surprises here? The Jimmo release is a bit interesting if only because he’s been openly critical of the UFC/Reebok deal (and he does a great Robot).

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