UFC flyweight contender requests release, says he `acquired nice response`
It seems as aleven though Askar Askarov is leaving the UFC.
Bullet introduced on Saturday that he asked his launch from the merchandising due to current fitness concerns. No information have been provided, however it have to be referred to that Askarov became compelled out of a scheduled combat with Brandon Royval at UFC Vegas sixty two over weight-associated issues.
“Due to the reality that my go back became behind schedule for fitness motives and this became my final combat below the contract, I requested the UFC to launch me,” wrote Askarov in Russian on Instagram. “To which, I acquired a high-quality response.
s placed fitness so as, after which well see what and how,” endured Askarov.
Askarov went 11-zero as a expert earlier than signing with the UFC 3 years ago. The former ACB flyweight champion fought to a break up draw with Brandon Moreno in his first Octagon appearance. He rattled off 3 consecutive wins over the likes of Tim Elliott, Alexandre Pantoja and Joseph Benavidez, however his newfound momentum might quickly come to a halt.
Following his unanimous choice over Benavidez, the No. four flyweight withdrew from a combat towards Alex Perez, bringing up an undisclosed harm sustained in training. He became booked in a capability No. 1 contender towards Kai Kara-France at UFC Columbus, wherein he suffered the primary lack of his expert career.
From there, Askarov has but to go back to the Octagon. After fights with the aforementioned Perez and Royval fell through, the 30-year-vintage has determined to get his affairs so as earlier than returning to competition.
Askarov leaves with an average file of 14-1-1.