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Paul Buentello Released From UFC After Losing To Cheick Kongo On March 21

UFC heavyweight fighter Paul ‘The Headhunter’ Buentello announced earlier today that he was releasd b the Ultimate Fighting Championships after his recent loss to Cheick Kongo on March 21st.

Buentello made his octagon return after his inital release back in February of 2006.  The Headhunter made his cage reappearance in December of 2009 against Stefan Struve at UFC 107.  After a three round war, Buentello fell short against Struve, losing via a majority decision.  On March 21st, he tried to bounce back but the French fighter Kongo made him tap out for good in the third round as part of the UFC on Versus 1 main fight card event.

Buentello is currently a free agent and may perhaps join the Strikeforce promotion sometime soon as they are still building up their heavyweight division.  We’ll keep you guys posted on where he’ll decide to fight next.

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