Danny Castillo and Mike Pierce are the most notable names on a lengthy list of fighters who recently received their walking papers from the UFC.
Additionally, Marcio Alexandre Jr., Steve Montgomery, Konstantin Erokhin, Valmir Lazaro, Akbarh Arreola, Marcin Wrzosek, Hayder Hassan, Steven Kennedy and Leo Kuntz were also released. The Twitter account UFCFIGHTERSiNFO first announced the cuts.
Danny Castillo was riding a four fight losing however split decision losses to Tony Ferguson, Jim Miller and Nik Lentz could have easily gone the way of ‘Last Call’.
Pierce returned to the Octagon for the first time in two years at “The Ultimate Fighter 22” finale, where he dropped a unanimous decision against Ryan LaFlare.