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UFC chooses poorly, parts ways with longtime veteran Ben Saunders

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community news, UFC chooses poorly, parts ways with longtime veteran Ben Saunders

Longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran Ben Saunders is no longer employed with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), which may come as a surprise to you (as it did me) when you consider “Killa B” is 3-1 since his 2014 return with two finishes.

Including this one.

The UFC has confirmed to me that Ben Saunders is not under contract with the promotion

— Jason Floyd (@Jason_Floyd) August 8, 2016

Whatever.

Saunders (19-7-2) cut his teeth on season six of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF), but was sent packing in 2010 on the heels of his loss to Dennis Hallman, despite a respectable record of 4-3 inside the Octagon.

The good news is, “Killa B” — last seen getting stopped by Patrick Cote — is already booked for his next fight, a Sept. 9 showdown opposite ex-UFC welterweight Jacob Volkmann in Minnesota, according to Bloody Elbow.

In addition, I’m sure a return to Bellator MMA would be an option now that Bjorn Rebney is no longer playing “weird games.”

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