Megan Anderson no longer under contract following UFC 259 loss

In spite of challenging for the UFC females’s featherweight title at this previous weekend’s UFC 259 occasion, Megan Anderson is no longer under agreement with the promo.

Mixed Martial Arts Addict validated with Anderson’s management group at Paradigm Sports that she contended at UFC 259 in the last battle of her offer and has actually now satisfied her responsibilities with the promo. Mixed Martial Arts Battling initially reported Anderson’s agreement status.

While Anderson (11-5 Mixed Martial Arts, 3-3 UFC) is complimentary to sign a brand-new arrangement with the promo if used, the previous interim Invicta FC featherweight champ intend on spending some time prior to outlining her next relocation.

Paradigm Sports representative Tim Simpson validated through text that Anderson is presently nursing some sticking around injuries that they will let recover prior to outlining her next relocation.

Anderson’s existing UFC run ends following a six-fight stint with the promo that started with a June 2018 choice loss to previous UFC females’s bantamweight champ Holly Holm. Her last 5 battles with the company all ended in the preliminary, consisting of wins over Feline Zingano, Zarah Fairn and Norma Dumont, in addition to losses to Felicia Spencer and Nunes.

The 31-year-old Australian is presently ranked No. 5 in the most recent U.S.A. TODAY Sports/MMA Addict females’s featherweight rankings.

While the future of the UFC’s females’s featherweight department is typically questioned provided the promo does not have main rankings for the weight class and holds simply a handful of 145-pound female fighters under agreement, UFC authorities have actually firmly insisted both openly and behind the scenes that no decision has actually been made to ditch the department at this time.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.