Yair Rodriguez cut by the UFC for refusing fight

In what continues to be a strange night for the UFC, it apparently gets worse as the LA Times reported that the UFC has cut Yair Rodriguez for refusing proposed bouts against Zabit Magomedsharipov and Ricardo Lamas at UFC 227. Yair Rodriguez, we hardly knew ya. The 25-year-old Mexican American featherweight prospect was reportedly set to fight fellow young prospect, Zabit Magomedsharipov at UFC 227 just days ago. It was over a year ago that fans watched in horror as Rodriguez battered the legendary and past his prime B.J. Penn…