UFC Cuts Benjamin Brinsa Following Discovery of Neo-Nazi Affiliation

September 12, 2013 10:59 am by bjpenn.com staff 18 Comments
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UFC released German fighter, Benjamin Brinsa, before he ever got to fight in the organization.  The cut comes after it was revealed in July that Brinsa had ties to Neo-Nazi groups in Germany.


By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA

The UFC has cut German welterweight, Benjamin Brinsa, MMA Fighting confirmed with UFC officials on Wednesday.
In July, it was revealed that Brinsa had affiliations with Neo-Nazi groups in Germany.  Through Brinsa denied these claims publicly, the UFC said they would investigate the allegations.  It seems that the investigation is complete as Brinsa was released before ever fighting in the Octagon.

Brinsa holds an undefeated 13-0 record, and he will most likely look to continue fighting on local cards.

Neither Brinsa nor the UFC have released official statements regarding the release.

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