The UFC are trimming their roster yet again, cutting another three fighters from the promotion. Bantamweight’s George Roop and Scott Jorgensen along with Yui Chul Nam has all been released by the promotion. UFCFightersInfo announced the cuts on their Twitter account.
Jorgensen (15-12 MMA) who once faced Dominick Cruz for the WEC bantamweight title has only been successful once in his last seven UFC appearences. A ‘Fight of the Night’ unanimous decision win over Danny Martinez at UFC Fight Night 42 in June, 2014.
Also a WEC veteran, Roop (15-2-1 MMA) has lost three of his last four inside the octagon. Roop, who last fought in September, lost a unanimous decision to Japanese veteran Takeya Mizugaki.
Nam won his UFC debut taking a split win over Kazuki Tokudome at the “The Ultimate Fighter: China” finale. He would, however, go on to lose consecutive split decisions to Phillipe Nover and Mike de la Torre in his last two outings forcing the UFC’s hand.Check out our latest podcast episode featuring Desmond Green & Matteo Urella.