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Eryk Anders on Theodorou Release: He Doesn’t Sell Tickets

Elias Theodorou was released from the UFC following his loss to Derek Brunson at UFC Ottawa last month. Since then, there has been speculation as to what led to the 8-3 fighter being released from the promotion. Dana White expressed that Theodorou showed no potential of being a top...

Elias Theodorou Opens Up on UFC Release

Elias Theodorou is a man who put together an impressive UFC record of 8-3 and had won three of his last four fights before being granted his walking papers from the promotion. The predominant speculation as to why that is has been narrowed down to the fighting style of...

Brunson: Theodorou’s Release Unrelated to Fighting Style

Elias Theodorou’s final UFC fight took place in a bout against Derek Brunson at UFC Ottawa. Brunson was the victor, and Theodorou was swiftly given the axe after the loss. The release of Theodorou has been a talking point around the MMA community, specifically adding fuel to the “sport...

Dana White Speaks On UFC Releases Of Elias Theodorou & Justin Willis

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White has explained his decision to release Elias Theodorou and Justin Willis. Fight fans were surprised to hear the news of previously ranked middleweight Theodorou's release. "The Spartan" had his three-fight winning streak snapped by Derek Brunson in a close but unanimous decision...

Elias Theodorou Says He’s Looking To Grow As A Martial Artist After UFC Release

When the UFC released four fighters, Elias Theodorou was the most shocking name. He was ranked 15th in the middleweight division and finished with a record of 8-3 in the promotion. However, his style was not the most entertaining as he was booed in his last fight. But, he...

Joe Rogan Not A Fan Of UFC’s Decision To Release Elias Theodorou

Joe Rogan doesn't agree with the Ultimate Fighting Championship's (UFC) decision to release Elias Theodorou. Despite going 8-3 under the promotion, Theodorou was released by the UFC following his unanimous decision loss to Derek Brunson. Theodorou was in the top 15 UFC middleweight rankings before his bout with Brunson. Those...

Elias Theodorou Released by the UFC

Elias Theodorou has been released by the UFC, as originally reported by Combate. Theodorou will depart from the company with an 8-3 promotional record. Details of what prompted the release are currently unavailable. Winner of The Ultimate Fighter: Nations five years ago, Elias Theodorou earned his contract with the UFC...

Elias Theodorou Speaks On UFC Ottawa Loss

Elias Theodorou has issued a brief statement following his UFC Ottawa defeat. Theodorou shared the Octagon with Derek Brunson last night (May 4). The middleweight tilt was the co-main event of UFC Ottawa. Theodorou and Brunson went the distance. In the end, it was Brunson who emerged victorious via unanimous...

Elias Theodorou Believes Brunson In Over His Head at UFC Ottawa

In the co-main event of UFC Ottawa, we will see a bout in which is a contrast of styles, when the methodical and strategic Elias Theodorou takes on the wild and spontaneous Derek Brunson. Both participants seem very much aware of this contrast, as evident from Elias Theodorou’s comments...

Derek Brunson Looks to Showcase Revamped Style at UFC Ottawa

Elias Theodorou (and many others) is expecting a wild, reckless, desperate man to confront him in the the co-main event of UFC Ottawa, but Derek Brunson is planning on arriving as a different fighter with an entirely revamped approach. It took some major setbacks and some humbling losses due...

UFC Ottawa Announced: Theodorou vs. Brunson; Other Bouts Signed

The UFC has announced that the promotion will be making their second visit to Ottawa on May 4th from the Canadian Tire Centre as reported by TSN. A main event for the card has yet to be announced, but several fighters were announced for the event. The biggest fight announced...

Elias Theodorou Responds To Derek Brunson’s Challenge

Elias Theodorou believes Derek Brunson is mistaken if he's taking him lightly. Theodorou vs. Brunson isn't in the cards officially, but it's a fight that Brunson wants. Brunson told our Damon Martin that he's the perfect test for Theodorou. He feels it's an opportunity Theodorou will want to take to...

Derek Brunson Eyes Bout With Elias Theodorou

Derek Brunson has a new target and his name is Elias Theodorou. Brunson is coming off a first-round TKO loss to Israel Adesanya last month. It's Brunson's second straight defeat. Despite suffering first-round finishes in back-to-back outings, Brunson appears ready to get back on the horse. Derek Brunson Calls Out Elias...

Antonio Carlos Junior Announces Withdrawal From UFC 231 Bout With Elias Theodorou

It looks like Antonio Carlos Junior won't be making his scheduled date with Elias Theodorou at UFC 231. The Brazilian was scheduled to make the walk to the Octagon on December 8th in Toronto. It looks like an injury will prevent that from happening. He announced the following on Twitter: "Hey @EliasTheodorou Really...

Antonio Carlos Jr. vs. Elias Theodorou Expected to Be Rescheduled for UFC 231

A middleweight showdown between Antonio Carlos Jr. and Elias Theodorou is being shifted from the UFC Fight Night card in Brazil to UFC 231 in Toronto on Dec. 8. Multiple sources confirmed the fight being moved on Wednesday following an initial report from MMABrasil. The fight was originally expected to take...