To be fair, UFC usually cuts people if they have 3 losses in a row. It's not his style or anything that would have kept him in the company. An unpopular fighter on a big losing streak always means they get cut.
On the other hand, cutting him after he is a replacement is a joke. They should have made an agreement beforehand that he gets another full fight if he was to lose.
EDIT: Put it this way, 24million people watched the world cup final in America. How does MMA fair up to that?
I'm probably the best at keeping threads on topic of all time.