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Why Did the UFC Fire Former Fighter and Commentator Dan Hardy

The news of Dan Hardy being fired by the UFC was initially reported by Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer. However, the news was later confirmed by Dan Hardy himself as he too to Twitter to clear the air surrounding the recent events. It was reported that Dan Hardy was fired by the UFC after a recent verbal argument with a female employee on UFC Fight Island. It also explains why Hardy has been cranky off late.

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Hardy took to Twitter and explained that the reason he was fired by the UFC was not because of verbal argument with a female employee.

Hardy explained it was due to non-agreement on an opportunity that he lost to someone that led to his exit from the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He also stated that he had no clue that rumors doing rounds on the internet. Dan also demanded BJPENN to change the headline that earlier painted a picture of Dan Hardy being fired due to verbal altercation with a female.

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Earlier, in a series of tweets, Dan Hardy shed light on what really happened that led to his ouster from the UFC. He thanked his fans for the support and well wishes, and stated that he will continue to serve fight fans around the world through his YouTube channel.

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Before this, Dan Hardy had sent out a cryptic tweet the day before Dave Meltzer broke the news. He captioned, “There is nothing more insulting, than to have your integrity questioned by someone with questionable integrity.”

 

On another note, Dan Hardy still has a fighter’s contract with the UFC. It means that Hardy will still be able to compete should he get medically cleared. Hardy is suffering from a heart ailment which is treatable. Earlier, Hardy had said that he thinking about making a comeback to the Octagon.

Who should Dan Hardy face in his UFC return?

Dan Hardy is a former title challenger. He is a huge name in the world of mixed martial arts, and his return is definite to take UFC fight fans by surprise. Hardy has stated that he intends on stepping inside the UFC Octagon once again. Hardy called out former welterweight title challenger and Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz.

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However, only time will tell if Dan Hardy will return to the UFC. It’s safe to say, figh fans will miss Hardy in the UFC. Be that as it may, fight fans can still catch his analysis on his YouTube channel Full Reptile where he does breakdown and prediction.

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