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UFC cuts 13 fighters from roster as cutbacks continue

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Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The UFC's week of cutbacks ends with news that several fighters will no longer compete in the promotion.

MMAFighting.com has learned from sources that 13 fighters were recently released from their contracts. This comes just a few days after many from the front office, including several high-ranking officials, were let go under new ownership group WME-IMG.

Some fighters on the list have already been made public, including former UFC heavyweight title challanger Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva and lightweight Enrique Marin.

New names of note including popular veteran Tamdan McCrory, who went 1-2 in his second stint in the company; controversial heavyweight Cody East, who had a long criminal history including a rape charge; and veteran welterweight Kenny Robertson, whose Suloev stretch finish of Brock Jardine at UFC 157 was considered by many to be 2013's best submission.

The complete list:

Shane Campbell

Kevin Casey

Cody East

Glaico Franca

Leonardo Augusto ‘Leleco' Guimaraes

Cory Hendricks

Caio Magalhaes

Enrique Marin

Tamdan McCrory

Kenny Robertson

Antonio ‘Bigfoot' Silva

Sean Spencer

Alberto Uda