Theodorou addresses UFC release, says it had to do with his paycheck

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    Elias Theodorou was released by the UFC despite a top 15 ranking, an 8-3 record with the promotion, and a TUF title to his name. The 31-year-old addressed the situation for the first time, saying that he doesn’t have any hard feelings towards how his career was handled by the promotion.

    “I have no ill will toward the UFC,” Theodorou told MMA Junkie. “I don’t think being upset about it does anyone good. Especially myself. I don’t want to burn any bridges, but I also want to look at it in the positive aspects where I’m happy and healthy, and I’ve been successful in 20 of my professional times.”

    Dana White claimed the release was simply because they want to create roster space for those who can “break into the top five or possibly become…


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    TLDR: Says UFC recently signed 7-8 Canadian fighters and can pay all of them with one of his checks.
     
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    The dude was too pretty and Dana was afraid he would bang some ring girls. He isn't looking to be Eskimo brothers with anyone else.
     
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    yes, it had absolutely nothing to do with the fact that he fights like a retarded ballerina
     
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    That's oddly hypnotic.
     
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    UFC: You're underperforming
    Elias: No, I'm overpaid.
    UFC: whatever. GTFO.
     
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    I never could describe how weird he looked in the cage but that about sums it up!
     
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    Isn’t it?!
     
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