According to a report by, eight UFC fighters have been released from the active roster, though, nothing has been confirmed by the promotion.

The list includes Phil De Fries, Chris Spang, Jimmy Quinlan, Colin Hart, Kevin Casey, Gilbert Smith, Adam Cella and Besam Yousef.

Not many of the releases should come as a surprise, as all the fighters lost their recent bouts. Quinlan, Hart, Casey, Smith and Cella were all part of the most recent Ultimate Fighter reality series.