The UFC has reportedly released or not resigned six fighters, but lightweight Khama Worthy wasted no time in confirming his situation.
Worthy, 35, (16-9-0) debuted in August 2019 at UFC 241 with a short notice TKO win over Devonte Smith. Overall, he went 2-3-0 in the octagon, his last fight being a TKO loss to Jai Herbert at UFC Vegas 41 in October. He took to Instagram to post the following.
I just got word from my management team that I’ve been cut from the UFC.
I just wanted to thank the @ufc and @danawhite for the amazing opportunity!
@iridiumsportsagency and my man @jasonkhouse you guy’s helped me change my life and I can’t thank you enough for that. To of my loyal fans in Pittsburgh and all over the word, I thank you so much for all the support and love🙏🏾.
One door closes and another one opens, this lion still got the huger in him🦁 back on the hunt we go!! #teamdeathstar #positivevibesonly💯
The UFC has not yet confirmed the release of Worthy or the release or non-resigning of the following fighters:
UFC strawweight Randa Markos
UFC light heavyweight Andrew Sanchez
UFC strawweight Livinha Souza
UFC welterweight Laureano Staropoli
UFC lightweight Teemu Packalen