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Add three more fighters to the list of those recently released from the UFC.

On the heels of news that welterweight Jason High (9-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC) was let go from the promotion after one loss, MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) has been informed that the contracts of fighters Rob Emerson, Brad Blackburn and Fabricio Camoes have also been cut short.

Sources close to the promotion confirmed the releases late Wednesday night.

Lightweight Emerson (9-9 MMA, 3-3 UFC) served as a cast member of "The Ultimate Fighter 5" and was eliminated in the first round of the tournament-based reality show.

He got off to an unusual start in his professional octagon career when his fight with Gray Maynard at the show's finale was ruled a no contest when "The Bully" knocked himself unconscious just as "The Saint" submitted to a rib injury during the fight.

Emerson rebounded from the odd result with back-to-back wins over Keita Nakamura and Manny Gamburyan. But after a 1-3 stretch that included two consecutive losses to Kurt Pellegrino and Rafael Dos Anjos and a loss to Nik Lentz in his most recent performance at UFC Fight Night 21, Emerson ran out of chances.

Welterweight Blackburn (15-11 MMA, 3-2 UFC) found his way to the UFC as a standout of the now-defunct International Fight League and immediately announced his presence with three consecutive octagon victories, including one over respected veteran Ryo Chonan.

Along the way, Blackburn suffered from injuries to his neck and shoulder.

He returned to action in January but fell short against Amir Sadollah at UFC Fight Night 20, then lost to Damarques Johnson at UFC 112 this past Saturday.

Out of the three latest cuts, lightweight Camoes got the least amount of cage time.

Camoes (10-5-1 MMA, 0-1-1 UFC), a San Diego resident from Curitiba, Brazil, earned his UFC contract with a seven-fight win streak that included a win over UFC veteran Sam Morgan. In his octagon debut, he fought Caol Uno to a draw in which he had one point deducted for an illegal blow.

The Brazilian looked for redemption against Kurt Pellegrino at UFC 111 but fell prey to a rear-naked choke in the fight's second round.
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Clearly Rob was bored with the lack of challenge in the UFC, he's kind of in the same boat as Anderson Silva. Everyone knows he should have gotten a title shot a long time ago. Now Grey Maynard maybe getting a shot and Rob KO'd him.

Well, he's the only man that will beat Fedor so I could see him going to SF. Isn't it kind of odd though that now Fedor is having "contract disputes" with Strikeforce? Clearly Fedor is ducking Rob once again, and really I don't blame him.
 

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Clearly Rob was bored with the lack of challenge in the UFC, he's kind of in the same boat as Anderson Silva. Everyone knows he should have gotten a title shot a long time ago. Now Grey Maynard maybe getting a shot and Rob KO'd him.

Well, he's the only man that will beat Fedor so I could see him going to SF. Isn't it kind of odd though that now Fedor is having "contract disputes" with Strikeforce? Clearly Fedor is ducking Rob once again, and really I don't blame him.
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Clearly Rob was bored with the lack of challenge in the UFC, he's kind of in the same boat as Anderson Silva. Everyone knows he should have gotten a title shot a long time ago. Now Grey Maynard maybe getting a shot and Rob KO'd him.

Well, he's the only man that will beat Fedor so I could see him going to SF. Isn't it kind of odd though that now Fedor is having "contract disputes" with Strikeforce? Clearly Fedor is ducking Rob once again, and really I don't blame him.
Exactly this!
 

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Man the UFC ban hammer is like the Soup Nazi off Seinfeld..."You dont put on good show?????"....." No contract for you!!!!"


I guess doing this to dudes isn't putting on a good show.




 

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Rob Emerson, Brad Blackburn and Fabricio Camoes released by UFC

Rob Emerson, Brad Blackburn and Fabricio Camoes released by UFC

by MMAjunkie.com Staff on Apr 15, 2010 at 8:00 am ET

http://mmajunkie.com/news/18725/rob...n-and-fabricio-camoes-receive-ufc-release.mma



Add three more fighters to the list of those recently released from the UFC.

On the heels of news that welterweight Jason High (9-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC) was let go from the promotion after one loss, MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) has been informed that the contracts of fighters Rob Emerson, Brad Blackburn and Fabricio Camoes have also been cut short.

Sources close to the promotion confirmed the releases late Wednesday night.

Lightweight Emerson (9-9 MMA, 3-3 UFC) served as a cast member of "The Ultimate Fighter 5" and was eliminated in the first round of the tournament-based reality show.

He got off to an unusual start in his professional octagon career when his fight with Gray Maynard at the show's finale was ruled a no contest when "The Bully" knocked himself unconscious just as "The Saint" submitted to a rib injury during the fight.

Emerson rebounded from the odd result with back-to-back wins over Keita Nakamura and Manny Gamburyan. But after a 1-3 stretch that included two consecutive losses to Kurt Pellegrino and Rafael Dos Anjos and a loss to Nik Lentz in his most recent performance at UFC Fight Night 21, Emerson ran out of chances.

Welterweight Blackburn (15-11 MMA, 3-2 UFC) found his way to the UFC as a standout of the now-defunct International Fight League and immediately announced his presence with three consecutive octagon victories, including one over respected veteran Ryo Chonan.

Along the way, Blackburn suffered from injuries to his neck and shoulder.

He returned to action in January but fell short against Amir Sadollah at UFC Fight Night 20, then lost to Damarques Johnson at UFC 112 this past Saturday.

Out of the three latest cuts, lightweight Camoes got the least amount of cage time.

Camoes (10-5-1 MMA, 0-1-1 UFC), a San Diego resident from Curitiba, Brazil, earned his UFC contract with a seven-fight win streak that included a win over UFC veteran Sam Morgan. In his octagon debut, he fought Caol Uno to a draw in which he had one point deducted for an illegal blow.

The Brazilian looked for redemption against Kurt Pellegrino at UFC 111 but fell prey to a rear-naked choke in the fight's second round.

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Baffled to say the least over the Camoes cut..
 

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Damn, i knew they wouldnt be able to afford his wages anymore, he must of been bleeding the UFC dry with the money he was on. Deserves every penny of it though, maybe M1 will give him 50% of there company now and drop Fedor.
 

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After a draw and a loss? If it wasn't for that point being taken off he'd be 1-1, seems very premature.

Not surprised about Emerson, but thought Brad would get one more shot.
 

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The chosen one has carried the UFC on his herculean shoulders long enough and it's time Rotten Rob moved on to grace other promotions with his divine presence.

Mark my words, whatever organization he elects to work with next will skyrocket to the moon.

To. The. Moon.
 

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I've stated it before and I'll stated it again, he's been TRYING to get cut by the UFC.

The UFC won't allow him to get a belt in all the weight classes, so he decided to put on poor fights so he'll get cut, that way he can go off and fight Fedor, the only challenge left for him.
 
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