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Will Campuzano Tweets UFC release

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Another fighter has been trimmed from the UFC roster as the promotion starts separating the wheat from the chaff of the past six months.

Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sp

It's amazing how quickly the climate changes. Just three weeks ago the thought of a fighter getting released from the UFC at 0-1 or 0-2 seemed a remote possibility. An expanding schedule of fight cards and increasing demand for talent meant that it appeared the UFC was prepared to give fighters a lot of room to work. Not so fast...

A couple weeks later and we're back to the old standard, with another fighter on a two fight skid, this time former Legacy FC flyweight champion Will Campuzano. Campuzano shared the news of his release on Twitter.

A former WEC and UFC talent, Campuzano will head back to the regionals with a 1-6 record in his three tours under the various Zuffa promotions. He's shown himself to be a quality fighter at the lower levels of MMA and at only 27 years of age, it's hard not to think he has a lot of time left in the sport if he chooses to keep it up. But, it's difficult to see that he could get another UFC call up anytime soon. Maybe a few years down the road. Until then, it may be a hard fought battle back to the top for Campuzano.

Stay tuned for more news as I doubt this is the last we've seen of the UFC roster adjustments this week.