Fabio Maldonado

UFC Releases 8 Fighters From Roster

The UFC has released eight fighters from their roster, with the most notable name being Fabio Maldonado.

Fabio Maldonado
Fabio Maldonado, from Brazil, reacts after being defeated by countryman Glover Teixeira, during their light heavyweight mixed martial arts bout at UFC 153 in Rio de Janeiro, early Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

The complete list of fighters released from the UFC roster is:

Fabio Maldonado
Chico Camus
Kevin Souza
Ericka Almeida
Bubba Bush
Micael Lebout
Vernon Ramos
Jumabieka Tuerxun


Maldonado (22-9) has dropped his last two bouts via unanimous decision to Ultimate Fighter winner Corey Anderson, and former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson.

The Brazilian has been with the UFC since 2010.

Chico Camus racked up three wins, four losses and one no-contest in his three year stint with the organization.


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