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Ryan Jimmo, Others Released By The UFC


A total of 14 fighters were released from the UFC, the promotion confirmed with recently.

The list includes notables Ryan Jimmo, Robbie Peralta and Hatsu Hioki. Brian Ebersole, who is also included on the list, announced his retirement after his most recent fight.

Jimmo (19-5) was critical of the UFC regarding both the Reebok deal and tickets given to fighters attending events in recent months. He went 3-4 overall during his stint with the UFC.

In all, the 14 fighters cut posted a record of 19-40 inside the Octagon.

Others released were Bentley Syler, Wendell Oliveira Marques, Nolan Ticman, Dhiego Lima, Justin Edwards, Zhang Lipeng, Luiz Dutra, Josh Sampo, Lisa Ellis and Jessica Rakoczy.

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Fight Cards

UFC Fight Night 96: Lineker vs. Dodson

Event Date: October 1, 2016
Broadcast: Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

UFC 204: Bisping vs. Henderson 2

Event Date: October 8, 2016
Broadcast: PPV, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 97: Lamas vs. Penn

Event Date: October 15, 2016
Broadcast: UFC Fight Pass

Bellator 162

Event Date: October 21, 2016
Broadcast: Spike TV

The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America 3 Finale

Event Date: November 5, 2016
Broadcast: TBD

Bellator 163: Koreshkov vs. Lima

Event Date: November 11, 2016
Broadcast: Spike Sports