With nine divisions and an ever-expanding roster, the UFC has seen its fair share of releases in 2013. UFC president Dana White warned fighters that contracts were most certainly going to be terminated.
There's 100 more guys that are gonna go. It's not over. We have 475 guys under contract. We have over 100 guys too many. We have over 100 guys too many on the roster right now. What's going to happen is, if you lose, the blood has not all been spilled yet. There's more coming.
While lots of the cuts that occurred were expected, a few names that landed on the chopping block raised more than a few eyebrows. When those sorts of firings occur, our comment sections are lit up with fierce debates between fans who can't agree on whether or not someone received a pink slip unjustly.
Here is a look at eight fighters whose promotional release was debatable.