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Sergio Moraes released from UFC after KO loss to James Krause

In perhaps unsurprising news, Sergio Moraes’ run in the UFC is over.

MMA Fighting reported on Monday that the Brazilian welterweight has been released by the promotion after his third-round KO loss to James Krause at UFC Sao Paulo earlier this month. Moraes is currently on a three-fight losing streak, with the Krause bout representing arguably the worst performance of his UFC tenure.

A runner-up in the middleweight tournament of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil season one, Moraes (14-6-1) immediately returned down to welterweight and embarked on a run of 6-0-1 over a five-year span. The 37-year-old’s unbeaten streak ended with a brutal KO loss to current welterweight champion Kamaru Usman.