Post-UFC Fight Night 88: On the Chopping Block

De La Rocha - OmielanczukUFC Fight Night 88 produced an entertaining night of action. Now with the fun night of scraps in our rear-view, let’s take a look at which of the evenings competitors we may no longer see in action inside the Octagon… ON THE CHOPPING BLOCK Jessica Eye Eye came up short in a very lackluster fight against Sara McMann, where she lost a unanimous decision on the judges’ scorecards following three uneventful rounds of action, or lack-of action, rather. There may have been more minutes in the fight without a single strike landed than otherwise. The loss puts the 29-year-old Eye on a three-fight losing streak inside the Octagon and makes her 1-3 in her last four. Now I think the UFC will opt to either release her from the promotion or give her a fight at 125-pounds, which is a division they look to be potentially starting, and it is the division Eye competed in prior to making her UFC debut. I think it would be one or the other, as I don’t think they will give her another fight at 135-pounds because she does not look like she could hang with the upper echelon of the division. Chris De La Rocha De La Rocha suffered a second round standing TKO loss against promotional newcomer Adam Milstead to kick off the Fight Pass prelims for UFC Fight Night 88 in Las Vegas last night. The defeat puts the 37-year-old on a two-fight defecit inside the Octagon and he now stands a good chance of receiving a pink slip from the UFC. He has not impressed in his two outings inside the Octagon, so I think there is a good chance the UFC will opt to part ways with him, however I would not be surprised to see him get a third and final crack, considering how razor-thin the UFC’s heavyweight division is.

Written by Gabe Killian

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