Featherweight Jason Knight Released From UFC • MMA News


Featherweight Jason Knight Released From UFC • MMA News

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Jason Knight is now not a member of the Final Combating Championship (UFC) roster.

Knight fell quick in his UFC debut to Tatsuya Kawajiri, however many nonetheless had excessive hopes for the submission specialist from Mississippi. Knight went on a four-fight profitable streak, scooping up wins over Jim Alers, Dan Hooker, Alex Caceres, and Chas Skelly. Knight’s downfall started with a step up in competitors in opposition to Ricardo Lamas. Knight misplaced that combat through first-round TKO, his first defeat in a four-fight skid.

Jason Knight Is Out Of The UFC

Knight revealed to BJPenn.com that after his unanimous choice loss to Jordan Rinaldi, he was knowledgeable of his launch:

“They cut me after that last loss. About two weeks after the last loss they sent me an e-mail and went ahead and relinquished my contract. Sean Shelby said just win a couple of fights and we will be back in there. We are looking at Bellator, ONE [Championship] or something like that. Here in the next month or so once I know my gym is doing good I will get back to the grind and try to get Bellator, ONE Championship and get a new contract.”

Knight has all the time been identified to deliver the combat to his opponents however having gone winless since Might 2017, maybe a change of surroundings is what Knight wants. It’s clear that Knight has two promotions in thoughts, however he definitely doesn’t sound like he’ll rule out different organizations.

Do you count on to see Jason Knight again within the UFC ultimately?

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