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Elias Theodorou, Wilson Reis, Marcelo Golm, and Eric Shelton are the newest victims of the UFC chopping block.
In a considerably stunning flip of occasions, the UFC has launched Canadian middleweight, Elias Theodorou. The information was first introduced by Combate and later confirmed by MMAJunkie. The minimize comes as a little bit of a shock as Theodorou is taken into account a fan favourite and holds a robust 8-Three UFC file and is just coming off a recent loss. Theodorou was additionally the winner of The Final Fighter Nations again in 2014.
His final look, a call loss to Derek Brunson at UFC Ottawa earlier this month broke a three-fight win streak however was extensively thought-about a lack-luster efficiency and will have been the catalyst for his elimination from the roster.
Theodorou has his ring boy profession to fall again on in the intervening time as he’s been appointed as a card service for Invicta.
Three different fighters have been additionally faraway from the UFC roster: former title challenger Wilson Reis, Marcelo Golm, and Eric Shelton have been additionally minimize.
Reis’ declare to fame was a flyweight title shot towards Demetrious Johnson in April of 2017. He misplaced through armbar. He’s coming off a loss to Alexandre Pantoja at UFC 236 and holds a 7-6 UFC file.
Golm was on a three-fight skid shedding back-to-back appearances over Sergei Pavlovich, Arjan Singh Bhullar, and Timothy Johnson. His final win below the UFC banner got here through submission in 2017.
Shelton, one other flyweight, was coming off a loss to Jordan Espinosa at UFC Nashville and holds a 2-Four UFC file. He’s an alumnus of season 24 of The Final Fighter.
With Reis and Shelton now eliminated there are solely 13 flyweights remaining on the UFC roster.