With Tome’s record, it would seem the 31-year old Brazilian could afford a loss. However, he’s dropped both of his bouts in the UFC. If he wasn’t a flyweight or the division was deeper, he’d probably be at risk of release right now based on both defeats coming by way of TKO. With a “must win” fight on the horizon, expect Tome to get an opponent in a similar position such as Jussier Formiga or Louis Guadinot.
There’s never a good time to lose a fight. However, some defeats aren’t as devastating as others or have potential to affect an individual’s employment, so in that regard certain stumbles stand out. Such is the case with every event including Saturday night’s lineup for UFC Fight Night 32. (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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