– 17-3-0 MMA/ 0-1 UFC Record
– Won 11 of last 12
– Notable Wins: Yusuke Endo (x2), Paulo Dantas
Willamy Freire has been released from the UFC following his loss to Waylon Lowe at UFC Fight Night 23: Fight for the Troops 2.
Friere was on an impressive 11-fight win streak before signing with the UFC. He was originally slotted to face Thiago Tavares at UFC Live on Versus 2, but was forced out of the bout due to a knee injury he suffered during training. When healed, Friere met three-time Division II National Champion, Waylon Lowe and lost a unanimous decision.
Tim Hague, Amilcar Alves, and Mike Guymon were also given their release following losses at UFC Fight Night 23.