Octagon Girl Brittney Palmer Still With the UFC

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Octagon girl Brittney Palmer is no longer with the UFC. No public reason has been given for the departure of the former WEC cage girl.

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Palmer joined the UFC when the WEC was shuttered and along with Urijah Faber proved to be the most popular import from that promotion.

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Palmer tweeted in response to being let go:

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Thanks for all the good luck wishes! I'm figuring it all out. Life is full of surprises. This will definitely keep me grounded. Over and out

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Palmer had become quite popular with fans in her short tenure and received some publicity for her artistic endeavorsDeadspin reviewed her work and didn't pull any punches. 

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Palmer is not the first Octagon girl to be released with short notice. Edith Labelle was cut for missing UFC 100. Natasha Wicks and Logan Stanton were let go simultaneously a few months later, shortly after criticizing UFC fighter Josh Koscheck in an interview. 

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Arianny Celeste, Rachelle Leah, and Chandella Powell remain the promotion's cage side attractions. 

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UFC President Dana White took to Twitter and denied that the UFC released Palmer:

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we didn't get rid of @brittneypalmer so quit listening to hack websites and f***in relax.

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Now Palmer's profile has been restored at the UFC.com web site, is it possible White responded to the outcry from fans in Palmer's favor?

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