FanPost

List of Cuts and Signings: Thread of threads.


Lexluthor_medium

via myhollywooddream.com

Soudtrack: Children of the Damned

Alright, Mookie tells me he's going to pull this thing soon, and so I wasn't going to post a thread for it. But then he didn't and I got bored... So here I am.

Moves upon moves lately in the UFC, but mostly sound and fury signifying nothing. Dana says he's cutting 100 fighters but so far only three have left the promotion since that announcement. Jon Manley was cut backstage after his loss to Neil Magney, which is harsh as hell, and if you want to see it happen you can watch it here. Also Jason MacDonald retired, which is a good thing. He had a long scrappy career, and did surprisingly well for himself over his 7 years and 14 fights in the UFC. It's always nice to see a guy hang em up when its time. And of course they cut Matt Riddle too, which is sort of my consolation prize for watching him fight.

In recent acquisitions. The UFC has signed Estevan Payan, a Strikeforce leftover who's probably at the peak of his career (he's 30) who will enter the octagon against Jeremy Stephens at UFC 160. They've also picked up Woman 135-er Sheila Gaff, who not only looks like a badass, but is coming in to the UFC off three straight KO victories. She'll be fighting Sara McMann at UFC 159. UPDATED: Soa Palelei is on his way back to the UFC.

That's all the real news I can think of at the moment. There are some prospects out there I'm keeping an eye on, but you'll know about their signings as soon as I do. Anway, here's a few goodies:

John Fitch Gifs: 1, 2, highlight, 3

Estevan Payan: Interview, Reyes KO

Sheila Gaff: Full fight, Daley Highlight

Matt Riddle: Gifs, and 1 more

As always feel free to talk about what ever you want, send me your love, hate, random thoughts or questions, and I'll try and answer them with my accumulated knowledge, or just rant at you. And follow me on twitter if you want to hear about UFC roster changes as they happen.

Updated: Fedorable has pointed out that I'm probably totally wrong. I think he might be totally right. I am removing Manley from the cuts list until better info comes out.

\The FanPosts are solely the subjective opinions of Bloody Elbow readers and do not necessarily reflect the views of Bloody Elbow editors or staff.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Bloody Elbow

You must be a member of Bloody Elbow to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Bloody Elbow. You should read them.

Join Bloody Elbow

You must be a member of Bloody Elbow to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Bloody Elbow. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_5349_tracker