Liana Jojua was released from the UFC last month after her decision loss to Cortney Casey at the UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs. Rodriguez. This was the second-straight defeat for Liana in the promotion and this proved to be the end of the chapter for her in the UFC as of now.
Speaking to BetCity, Liana opened up about her reaction to being released from the UFC and said that it mentally affected her.
“For a week or two, I practically did not use the phone – I closed myself in and did not go out anywhere. Only a week ago I began to get out of this state and was able to think about the future and make plans again. Of course, now my condition is much better.” Liana said.
She further went on to add that she was dealing with a lot of problems heading into the fight with Cortney Casey. However, the 26-year-old is looking forward to the future and is confident about making it back to the UFC.
“The UFC is the best organization in the world, [with] the best fighters and the most media attention. I think this was a good period in my life. I’ve learned a lot. After working on myself, I will try to return to the UFC. Then everything will be different. When I signed with the UFC, I was just 23 years old. Some people do not even dream of being in the UFC at this age, and I already have such a serious experience behind me. I have enough time to work on myself and get back there.” She concluded.
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