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Thank you @flocombat for making it public. I’m the first to be released. I didn’t get to finish my UFC contract with 2 more fights being left on it because they are cutting most of my division and not giving some of us a chance to bump up and prove ourselves like myself. So now it’s time to move on to bigger and better things. Good luck small guys! #WeCan #WeWill #Together #WeAre #TeamShorty
Jose also stated in the video that since he was vocal about things when the UFC traded Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson for Ben Askren and is 1-1 in the UFC he was one of the first flyweights to be let go. Some of the other flyweights will get a chance to move up to Bantamweight (135 pounds) to compete.
The flyweights moving up or being cut have yet to be announced by the UFC.
Flocombat is the first to break the news and you can find more from them here on this story. Feel free to chime in on social media at Head Kick Radio or down below in the comment section and let us know what your thoughts are on the UFC eliminating the Flyweight division.