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UFC part ways with four other fighters

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According to a new report from @UFCRosterWatch on Twitter, the UFC has parted ways with four other fighters.

It should also be noted that it has not been confirmed whether all of these moves are outright releases or just contracts without renewals.

The last four fighters to be removed from the UFC roster are as follows:

Welterweight: Sterling Derek Dombey (2-0 MMA)

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❌Fighter removed: Cedric Doumbe

— UFC roster to watch (@UFCRosterWatch) August 18, 2022

Doumbe is scheduled to face Darian Weeks in his Octagon debut next weekend at UFC Paris . However, the bout was canceled after the French MMA Federation (FMMAF), under committee rules, restricted fighters with fewer than 10 professional fights to a limit of four fights.

Middleweight: Luke Rockhold (16-6 MMA)

❌ Fighter removed: Luke Rockhold

— UFC Roster Watch ( @UFCRosterWatch) August 23, 2022

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Rockhold announced his withdrawal from mixed martial arts UFC 278 shortly after a unanimous decision loss to Paul Costa last Saturday. The UFC’s former middleweight champion ended his storied MMA career with a three-game losing streak.

Featherweight: Yusuf Zalar (10-5-1 MMA)

❌ Removed Fighter: Yusuf Zalar

— UFC Roster Watch (@UFCRosterWatch) August 24, 2022

Zalal earned a walk permit after 0-3-1 in his past four Sub-octagonal appearances. “The Moroccan Devil” most recently competed at UFC San Diego earlier this month, where he drew with Da’Mon Blackshear.

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Flyweight: Francisco Figueiredo (13-5-1 MMA)

❌ Fighter removed: Francisco Figueiredo

– UFC roster watch (@UFCRosterWatch) August 25, 2022

Francisco, the younger brother of defending UFC lightweight champion Davidson Figueiredo, recently competed at UFC 278 last Saturday in Lost to Amir Albazi in the first round. The Snipers have gone 2-2-1 overall in their past five Octagon games.

What do you think of Dana White and the latest round of cuts in the Ultimate Fighting Championship?

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