UFC drops Dan Lauzon

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Following two straight losses inside the Octagon, and most recently a unanimous decision loss to Efrain Escudero at UFC 114 in May, Dan “The Upgrade” Lauzon (12-4 MMA, 0-3 UFC) has been released from the UFC, according to the Boston Herald. Lauzon is still credited as the youngest person ever to fight … Read more

Jens Pulver released from WEC

After losing five fights in a row, and seven of his last ten, Jens “Lil’ Evil” Pulver (22-13-1) has been released from the WEC. MMAFighting.com confirmed the news with UFC President Dana White over the weekend. He was the UFC’s first lightweight champion. He was a hero for the little guys, and proved to the … Read more

“I’m happy to have met Kimbo Slice” -Dana White (but he’s still fired)

MONTREAL – After going 1-1 inside the Octagon, Kimbo Slice’s (4-2) days inside the UFC are over. UFC President Dana White made the announcement at the “UFC 113: Machida vs. Shogun 2” press-conference late Saturday night following Kimbo’s second round TKO loss to TUF 10 cast mate and former NFL football player Matt Mitrione (2-0). … Read more

Paul Daley cut from the UFC

MONTREAL, Canada – Following a third round unanimous decision loss to Josh Koscheck at UFC 113 at the Bell Centre, England’s Paul Daley has been released from the Ultimate Fighting Championship according to UFC President Dana White. However, he was not fired because he lost the fight, but rather due to his actions following the … Read more

Eric “Red” Schafer released from the UFC

After losing his last two bouts inside the Octagon, light heavyweight fighter Eric “Red” Schafer has been released by the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He lost a unanimous decision to Jason Brilz at “UFC on Versus 1” this past Sunday, and lost a unanimous decision to Ryan Bader at UFC 104 back in October. Schafer confirmed the … Read more

Maximum Fighting Championship press release regarding Chris Price

Editor’s note: Pro MMA Now (www.prommanow.com) received the following press release from Maximum Fighting Championship on Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2010. MFC included the picture as well that reads “The Quitter” (which is actually the cover from a comic book). Whether or not Chris Price’s MMA career is actually over because he missed an MFC card … Read more

Add Rolles Gracie, Phillipe Nover to list of fighters released following UFC 109

Since our initial “Firing Line” report on Wednesday that the UFC had cut UFC 109 participants Mark Coleman, Frank Trigg, and Tim Hague, we have learned two more fighters from that same card have also been cut: Phillipe Nover (5-3-1), and Rolles Gracie(3-1). UFC fans will remember Nover as a finalist on The Ultimate Fighter: Team Nogueira vs. Team … Read more