Potential Cuts Following UFC Fight Night 239

Oh boy, what a weekend we had, huh? The UFC Fight Night 239 at the Apex Facility really shook things up before the crew heads over to Atlantic City. This event was a heavyweight’s dream, packed with six submission showcases, a trio of split decisions, and a co-main event that, well, let’s just say it ended in a bit of a kerfuffle with a no-contest verdict.

Now, let’s gab about the aftermath. It’s like the dust has settled, and we’re left peering into the futures of those fighters who didn’t have their hands raised. It’s a bit like looking into a crystal ball, but instead of seeing fortunes, we’re trying to suss out who’s on the chopping block.

Take Ode Osbourne, for instance. The guy hit a snag against Jafel Filho, getting caught in a rear-naked choke in round one. That’s his second tumble in a row, stirring up all sorts of chit-chat about his standing with the UFC. Since stepping into the UFC limelight at UFC 246, Osbourne’s journey has been, well, a rollercoaster. He’s danced between the flyweight and bantamweight divisions, clocking in at a 4-5 record. And now, with three losses in his last five fights, folks are whispering about whether he’s got what it takes to stick around.

But here’s the kicker – Osbourne’s got hands. Remember his wins, like the one against Jerome Rivera? Before this last tussle, Osbourne was all about fine-tuning his game, blending every piece of his skill set together. He pointed the finger at his weight cutting and diet as the culprits behind his previous losses. Yet, even with this self-awareness, he’s skating on thin ice. It’s going to take a hefty dose of something special for him to cling onto his spot in the UFC.

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