MMA Rumors: Lutter, Lister, Baroni, Sokoudjou, Monson and More

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Friday MMA Rumors

  1. Official: Travis Lutter vs Dean Lister To Headline MFC 21
  2. Confirmed: Danillo Villefort vs. Jesse Lennox at UFC 101
  3. Rumor: Joe Riggs vs Phil Baroni at June Strikeforce
  4. Official: Bart Palaszewski vs Anthony Njokuani at WEC 40
  5. Rumor: Gegard Mousasi vs Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou at DREAM 9
  6. Official: Sergey Kharitonov vs Jeff Monson at DREAM 8
  7. Official: Murilo “Ninja” Rua vs. Dong Sik Yoon at DREAM 8
  8. Confirmed: CB Dollaway vs. Tom Lawlor Set at UFC 100

More Fights Rumored For UFC 91 “Couture vs. Lesnar”

If the UFC 91 “Couture vs. Lesnar” card wasn’t waist deep with talent already, multiple sources are announcing more matchups for the fight card.

A lightweight matchup between Canadian Mark Bocek (5-2) and Alvin Robinson are set to go down on the undercard of UFC 91.

A rumored middleweight matchup between Travis Lutter (9-5) and Joe “El Dirte” Doerksen (40-12) is also rumored for the undercard. It looks like the UFC will give Lutter a second chance after gassing out during his fight with Rich Fanklin at UFC 83.

For the latest on UFC 91 “Couture vs. Lesnar”, check out our UFC Rumors section.

Travis Lutter Released By The UFC

FightTicker is reporting that Travis Lutter has informed them that he has been released from his contract by the UFC.

The 34 year old TUF veteran, suffered a second round TKO loss to Rich Franklin at UFC 83.

Lutter leaves the UFC on a two fight losing streak and an overall UFC record or 2-4.

Lutter has confirmed the news on his MySpace page:

Friday afternnon I was told by my manager that UFC matchmaker Joe Silza had left my him a message on his phone that I had been released from my UFC contract because of my 2 losses in a row.