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UFC Parts Ways With Three Fighters

UFC Parts Ways With Three Fighters

The UFC has released three fighters, including one who was close to a title shot only a few years ago.

According to confirmation from FOX Sports, George Sotiropoulos, Alessio Sakara and Rosi Sexton have all been let go following recent losses.

Sotiropoulos (14-6) has lost his last four, including two via finish. Prior to that, though, he went on a a eight-fight win streak that included victories in his first seven UFC bouts.

Sakara (15-11) posted a 6-8 UFC record over the last eight years, but dropped his last four. Sexton (13-4) lost both of her Octagon bouts after joining the promotion.

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