Kyle Bradley released by the UFC
Lightweight Kyle Bradley has been released from his contract with the UFC following a loss at UFC Fight Night 20 on Jan 11. Bradley revealed the news on his official Twitter account.
“Well, I got cut from the UFC,” wrote Bradley in the post.
Bradley had a very rough start to his UFC career, suffering back-to-back TKO stoppage losses in his first two bouts in the promotion against Chris Lytle at UFC 81 in February 2008 and Joe Lauzon at UFC Fight Night 15 in September 2008.
Things looked to be turning around though, as he picked up a win his third UFC fight by scoring a first round TKO win over Phillipe Nover at UFC 98 in May. Bradley looked to build off of his first win against Sam Stout at UFC Fight Night 19 in September, however, he was forced off of the event with an injury.
Bradley then suffered a unanimous decision loss in his fourth and final UFC appearance against Rafael dos Anjos at UFC Fight Night 20 on Jan. 11.