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Friday, 10/05/2012, 10:02 am

Dennis Hallman Released From UFC Following Yesterday’s Missed Weight | MMA News


After missing weight for the UFC on FX: Browne vs. Silva event, UFC veteran Dennis Hallman was released from his contract. Also, his opponent, Thiago Tavares was removed from the card with no opponent. Hallman has fought in several different weight classes but as of his last bout and his expected bout with Tavares, he fought at lightweight and missed weight for both fights.

As for his most recent mishap cutting weight, Hallman has blamed personal problems that he intends to keep private. He had told Dana White prior to being cut and stated that White understood and gave him both his show money and his win bonus for the scheduled fight with Tavares.

In a conversation with MMA Fighting, Hallman gave the details (save for his ‘personal issues’) about why he withdrew from his upcoming fight on the eve of the event…Continue reading on page 2.


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3 Responses to “Dennis Hallman Released From UFC Following Yesterday’s Missed Weight | MMA News”

  1. Rather man says:

    His underware is to tight made him sick

  2. Susan Walker says:

    Of course not making weight is bad and should be punished like it has been all the time by giving 20% of their purse to the other fighter. Why suddenly did dana decide to cut someone from the UFC 1 day BEFORE the fight instead of letting him fight, penalizing him and then after the fight cut him cuz now tavares doesn’t get to fight and maybe, just maybe he needed that paycheck + he could have rcvd even more money from hallman not making weight. Granted I don’t know the whole story, maybe tavares refused to fight hallman cuz he would be bigger but that has never happened before and tavares is a gamer. Dana better be prepared to do this to all fighters, that includes anyone in the main or co-main event, just to keep things fair! NOT

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