The UFC release 4 more fighters

Updated: March 28, 2013

Four more fighters have been released from their UFC contract.

The four fighters removed from the UFC roster are Josh Neer, Caros Fodor, Brock Jardine and Jon Manley.

Josh Neer (33-13-1) has been released following 3 straight losses inside the Octagon. ‘The Dentist’ a veteran of the sport, was last in action at UFC 157 where he lost a decision to Court McGee. Prior to that Neer had been finished by both Justin Edwards and Mike Pyle. Only 30 years old, Neer has had nearly 50 professional fights.

Caros Fodor (7-3) joined the UFC as part of the Strikeforce acquisition and was given his opportunity in the Octagon against Sam Stout at UFC 157. Losing a split decision, Fodor has not been retained by the UFC following back to back losses including a submission defeat to Pat Healy in Strikeforce. The lightweight ran up a 5-1 record for Strikeforce.

Brock Jardine (9-3) has got his walking papers following a 0-2 run in the Octagon which saw the welterweight pick up back to back losses to Rick Story and Kenny Robertson. A member of ‘The Pit’, Jardine was last in action at UFC 157 where he was submitted by a kneebar by Kenny Robertson.

Jon Manley (7-2) has been released after losing to TUF castmate Neil Magny at UFC 157. Manley and Magny were members of a select group of fighters that were chosen from their season of TUF to fight for the UFC. It seems that their fight however was to determine which one was deserving of a place on the roster.

All four of the released fighters fought at UFC 157 which went down at the end of February.

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