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Joe Stevenson, Released from UFC

Written on August 06, 2011 by Lulu

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After having four consecutive losses inside the Octagon, the former "Ultimate Fighter" - Joe Stevenson - was released from UFC.

Joe Stevenson, the former ‘Ultimate Fighter’ season 2 champion, was released from his contract with UFC after his fourth loss in a row. This news was confirmed by some reliable sources on Thursday.

After his triumph as a welterweight at the second season of the said reality show, Joe Stevenson dropped down to lightweight and made his way to the championship in 2008. However, he was stopped by B.J. Penn via submission in his title shot. Following the his loss to Penn, he went 3-2 in his next five bouts facing some difficult competition in the 155lb division.

Unfortunately, Joe Stevenson’s situation got worse, as he loss four times in a row inside the Octagon — including his last fight against Javier Vazquez after moving to the featherweight division. Joe Stevenson will be leaving the UFC with an 8-8 career stat in the promotion, and competing in three different weight divisions.

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