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There are several fighters who are likely to be cut after Saturday's show. It could be from a poor performance or from a losing streak, but this small list of mixed martial artists have probably seen their last days inside the Octagon.
Yousef is 0-2 in the UFC and is in one of the deepest divisions in the organization. It was a close, competitive fight against Papy Abedi, but with the UFC paring down its roster, an 0-2 fighter who is not on anyone's radar has to be one of the first looked at to be cut.
Spang lost his UFC debut, and it was clear that he is not a UFC-caliber fighter. The fight with Adlan Amagov reeked of a regional MMA preliminary bout, but it took place in the UFC. He needs to improve before returning.
If Spang isn't a UFC-caliber fighter, then Cella most certainly is not.
The Ultimate Fighter cast member was taken out on the show, and this was his chance to show some of his improvements. Instead, Tor Troeng dominated him on the mat and never allowed him to mount any offense. It was a poor showing.
Phil De Fries
De Fries got taken out by yet another athletic heavyweight. His kryptonite.
He is, simply put, not a great heavyweight.