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UFC just said goodbye to more than a dozen fighters, including former title challenger

Spring cleaning?

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently parted ways with more than a dozen female fighters, including former women’s bantamweight title challenger Alexis Davis, through a variety of roster cuts, retirements and contract expirations.

MMA Junkie compiled the updated list:

145 pounds: Collin Anglin (8-3, 0-2 UFC)
135 pounds: Hunter Azure (9-2, 2-2 UFC)
155 pounds: Dakota Bush (8-4, 0-2 UFC)
205 pounds: Fabio Cherant (7-4, 0-3 UFC)
135 pounds: Alexis Davis (21-11, 8-6 UFC)
145 pounds: Andre Ewell (17-9, 4-5 UFC)
135 pounds: Jennifer Gonzalez (13-5, 0-0 UFC)
135 pounds: Zviad Lazishvili (13-1, 0-1 UFC)
170 pounds: Dhiego Lima (15-9, 4-7 UFC)
115 pounds: Mallory Martin (7-5, 1-3 UFC)
205 pounds: Danilo Marques (11-4, 2-2 UFC)
125 pounds: Roxanne Modafferi (25-20, 4-8 UFC)
145 pounds: Sean Soriano (14-8, 1-5 UFC)
170 pounds: Jordan Williams (9-6, 0-3 UFC)
170 pounds: David Zawada (17-7, 1-4 UFC)

Gonzalez and Lazishvili were released after separate USADA incidents.

The promotion continues to sign new talent through Dana White’s “Contender Series” and will likely have a new batch with the next season of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF), which does not include the entry-level contracts awarded in “Lookin’ for a fight.”

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