MINNEAPOLIS - Longtime UFC veteran Dennis Hallman is already on his way back home to Washington, but it's not with a pink
slip in hand.
Despite missing weight for a planned UFC on FX 5 matchup with Brazilian
grappler Thiago Tavares, Hallman said he has been paid his
show and win money for the bout and has received the full support of
UFC President Dana White.
"I am on my way home," Hallman told MMAjunkie.com. "I
have some serious personal family matters that I am dealing with."
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A planned UFC on FX 5 lightweight contest between Dennis Hallman and Thiago Tavares was called off after Hallman failed to make weight on Thursday, resulting in the Washingtonian receiving his promotional release. read news >>
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Dennis Hallman and Thiago Tavares' loss is Marcus LeVesseur and Carlo Prater's gain.
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The lightweights initially were slated to fight in one of the night's two fights on a Facebook stream.
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