UFC Makes Reza Madadi Release Official Following Criminal Sentencing

August 20, 2013 10:22 am by BJPENN.COM News

UFC Officials recently announced the release of popular Swedish lightweight Reza Madadi following an 18-month prison sentencing for grand larceny charges in his native land.

The UFC’s official statement reads as follows:

“Following his conviction by a court of law in Sweden, the UFC organization has elected to terminate its relationship with Reza Madadi based on its Fighter Code of Conduct and the provision of its promotional agreement concerning fighter conduct.”

At the time of his release and criminal conviction the 33-year old fighter was 2-1 under the UFC banner which included a win over last weekend’s Joe Lauzon crusher, Michael Johnson.

Tags: , , ,

About BJPENN.com

Shouted out after victory to the UFC masses, BJPENN.COM is the home to multiple time champion BJ Penn. After a decade of on-line operation BJPENN.COM has evolved into the most reliable destination for all your fighter interviews, fighter blogs and MMA/UFC news stories.

Advertise with us

For all advertising inquiries click here.

About us

Please contact us for all website inquiries.