UFC Releases 16 Fighters, Including Fitch, Volkmann, Sass

Ariel Shnerer / February 20, 2013 - 8:00pm

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has released 16 fighters from their contracts today, as initially reported by MMAFighting.com‘s Ariel Helwani.

The news of the roster cuts was revelaed by UFC president Dana White.

The full list of fighters released includes:

Jon Fitch
Wagner Prado
Mike Russow
Jacob Volkmann
Vladimir Matyushenko
Che Mills
Jay Hieron
Terry Etim
Paul Sass
Jorge Santiago
Mike Stumpf
Simeon Thoresen
C.J. Keith
Motonobu Tezuka
Josh Grispi
Ulysses Gomez