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Frank Trigg’s UFC contract has been terminated following UFC 109 loss to Serra


It’s two and out for UFC welterweight Frank Trigg after his Ultimate Fighting Championship return.

After posting a 6-1 record to earn his way back into the organization and signing a new deal with the UFC in 2009, Trigg was notified on Monday that he had been dropped from the UFC after a knockout loss to Matt Serra at this past weekend’s UFC 109 event.

Trigg confirmed the news with ( on Wednesday.

Trigg said he held off on sharing the news until he could notify family members. He said he’s undecided if he’ll pursue opportunities outside the organization.

The former University of Oklahoma wrestler and PRIDE veteran suffered a TKO loss to Josh Koscheck in September; it was Trigg’s first fight in the UFC since a submission loss to Georges St-Pierre at UFC 54 in 2005.

With that loss and the subsequent first-round stoppage defeat to Serra, UFC officials elected to cut Trigg from its welterweight roster.

Following that first UFC stint that ran from 2003 to 2005, which included a pair of title losses to then-champ Matt Hughes, Trigg (19-8 MMA, 2-5 UFC) fought for organizations such as Strikeforce, World Victory Road, HDNet Fights and ICON Sport, where he defeated Jason “Mayhem” Miller for the organization’s middleweight title.

The 37-year-old fighter and broadcaster then found a new life when he returned to the 170-pound division and strung together wins over the likes of Edwin Dewees, Makoto Takimoto and Falaniko Vitale to earn the new UFC deal. However, as with most fighters, the back-to-back losses prompted the walking papers.

As reported earlier today, the UFC also dropped UFC 109 headliner Mark Coleman and heavyweight Tim Hague following the Feb. 6 event. Phillipe Nover’s termination has also since been confirmed.


Our Top 10 Fighter Walkout Tracks! I dare you to try and tell Wanderlei that Sandstorm is gay…..

OK, so there’s nothing better than getting hyped up to watch a BIG fight. Not just any old main event. No, I mean one of those epic “my world would implode if missed this” fights!

You follow all the articles, listen to the trash talking go backwards and forwards between opponents, we all have our “professional” opinions on who is going to win and why, you watch 2 and a half hours worth of mediocre fights JUST to get to the big one and then it happens….The lights fade to black, Your sat on the edge of you seat waiting for that music to hit so your fighter can come out an demolish everybody in his sight. Finally the beat drops and your man is on his way to the cage to some big beats! Heavy bass, a tense build up, Catchy rhythms – It’s all got you thinking “Damn, this beat is hard! But what is the track!?” – So here we have our top 10 walkout tracks!

10) Reveille  “What you got”

Used in the past by Ken Shamrock. No wonder why he used to be walking down the ramp pumped up to hell! Take a listen and tell us how you would feel!

9) Cypress Hill “Valley of chrome”

Way back at UFC 47 Chuck Liddell came out to this. The atmosphere was tense! Chuck and Tito were finally going at it and from the moment that the opening bass line hit you knew Chuck meant business…Even though he was smiling

8 ) Red hot chilli peppers “Higher Ground”

Josh “Kos” Koscheck has been using this as his regular lately and for some reason we like it. It’s not particularly heavy or suspenseful, but it definitely does get the adrenaline pumping and lyrically it suits Kos!

7) Pharoahe Monch “Simon Says”

You know when this music hits only one man is coming, and that man is Renato “babalu” Sobral. Heavy beats for some heavy hands….need we say more on this one!?

6) Imposs “Mornier 4 life”

For those who don’t know, Imposs is a Canadian rapper of Haitian origin. He is also the man who supplied Georges St-Pierre with the heavy beat that he used at UFC 100. Just don’t start skipping around with your Gi on and your school tie wrapped around your head….

5) Kanye West “Amazing”

So this track might not be the fastest passed or the most aggressive you would of heard a fighter come out to, but when you see Frank Mir walking towards the octagon as calm as can be just listen to the lyrics and you will know why this has made it on to the list!

“It’s amazing, I’m the reason, That everybody’s fired up this evening, I’m exhausted, Barley breathing, Holding on to what I believe in…”

4) Roy Jones JR “ Can’t be touched”

Rampage Jackson might be the court jester of MMA today but believe us when we say you would not want to joke with a man that walks out with an industrial chain around his neck, howling like a wolf and killing you with his stares….

The song fits Rampage down to a T…..No pun intended!

3) KRS One “Step into a world”

So Rashad Evans might not be high on everybody’s favourite fighter list but you cannot deny that the guy has a taste for classic hip-hop head bangers. Epic track to use!

2) Darude “Sandstorm”

If you walked into a gay bar “accidently” you would most likely find the DJ dressed in his latex police outfit getting ready to play this track…

If you are Wanderlei Silva on the other hand, you would axe murder the DJ, Take this record and turn it into your signature track!

1) DMX “Intro” from the album “It’s dark and hell is hot”

So this is it, our number 1 pick for entrance music. The moment those church bells hit and the arena turns blue you KNOW you’re about to get knocked out…Well….Prior to UFC 71 that was the case. Yes, we are talking about the one, the only, Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell! Fingers crossed he will come back on top form though when he meets Tito for the third time!

We know that alot of you will agree to disagree with our choices here, So feel free to leave comments with your favourite walkout tracks!