Another elite MMA fighter has exits the UFC and signed with Bellator MMA.
Gegard Mousasi, considered to be a top 10 contender in the world of MMA has chosen to sign with it's biggest competitor. Gegard who recently visited the Philippines for UFC is just one of the recent well known fighters who signed a long term deal with Bellator, to be exact, a 4 year deal.
Bellator later announced the news in a press release.
“I’m thrilled to welcome Gegard to the growing Bellator family,” Bellator President Scott Coker said in a statement. “He’s one of the most well-rounded fighters in all of MMA and can compete in multiple divisions, so that really opens up some exciting matchmaking opportunities for us and for the fans. We’re looking forward to having him compete on Spike very soon.”
A new era has arrived. Me signing my @BellatorMMA contract. Bellator MWs, there is a new sheriff in town. pic.twitter.com/eJ1yDmROcu— Gegard Mousasi (@mousasi_mma) July 10, 2017