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Megan Anderson is no longer under a UFC contract after losing Amanda Nunes

Megan Anderson is no longer under a UFC contract after losing Amanda Nunes

Megan Anderson You will need a new fighting house.

The former featherweight title contender is no longer under contract with the UFC after closing her deal after a loss Amanda Nunes The end of the previous week.

UFC officials confirmed that Anderson had completed her contract with the promotion when she spoke to MMA Fighting on Tuesday.

During a live broadcast on Twitch, Anderson confirmed that her time with UFC is over, although she also said that the promotion intends to shed the entire women’s featherweight division.

Multiple sources speaking to MMA Fighting have denied that UFC has any plans to ditch the featherweight division. After Nunes’ dominant win last weekend in UFC 259, President of UFC Dana White She stated that the weight class would remain as long as she wanted to defend the title at 145 lbs.

Nunes is currently 3-0 featherweight in UFC after submission Chris Cyborg To claim title and then prove subsequent property defenses against Felicia Spencer And Anderson.

As for Anderson, her UFC career ended after she collected a record 3-3 with promotion after joining the roster from Invicta FC in 2018. The former Invicta champion suffered losses in two of her first three fights including an unbalanced defeat for the former Bantamweight Champion. Holly Holm In her first appearance.

The Australian fighter finally got a title opportunity after back-to-back wins over Zara Verne dos Santos and Norma Dumont, but it now looks like she will be looking for a new promotion.

When it comes to the future of the UFC’s featherweight division, there is currently only one fight booked in the weight class where Spencer is set to face the newcomer Daniel Wolf On May 22nd.

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