UFC signs undefeated Swede Papy Abedi

by Ryan O'Leary | source: sherdog.com

Highly sought-after Swedish prospect Papy “Makambo” Abedi has signed with the UFC.

Abedi’s manager, Manos Terzitane, Sunday confirmed to Sherdog.com that the 32-year-old judo black belt has inked a four-fight deal with the American promotion.

The Kongo-born fighter stands undefeated at 8-0 and has posted finishes in all but one of his fights, including five knockouts and two submissions. Despite previously competing at middleweight, Terzitane told Sherdog.com that Abedi will drop to 170 pounds for his Octagon debut.

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GageIsLegend site profile image  

6/26/11 4:26 PM by GageIsLegend

Proves once again that ww and lw are the best divisions in the world.

wreckker site profile image  

6/26/11 4:17 PM by wreckker

 He is a speciman for sure BUT i dont see him doing the UFC from those clips i saw

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6/26/11 3:48 PM by DaHomewilder


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6/26/11 3:44 PM by Enemies

Kongo-born? Cheick started early.

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6/26/11 2:36 PM by Carne de cavalo é o melhor

The grappling version of Manhoef.Re: Eating a big mac at a bodybuilding contestEating foods high in the glycemic index like white bread (big mac) and candy right before the competition will spike your insulin levels.The theory is that your veins will pop out, giving you a more vascular look right at competition.

KevinMcAllister site profile image  

6/26/11 12:39 PM by KevinMcAllister

is he gunna be at MW or WW in the ufc?dude looks large, if hes got potential id love to see him stick at MW. they need some new blood in that division

DamnSevern site profile image  

6/26/11 12:29 PM by DamnSevern

SC3 Papy "Makambo" Abedi vs Alan Carlos from Superior TV on Vimeo. 

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6/26/11 12:16 PM by DamnSevern

 the #1 ranked middleweight on BloodyElbow.com's world scouting report. www.bloodyelbow.com/2011/1/1/1907310/world-mma-middleweight-scouting-report-1-papy-abedi

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6/26/11 12:12 PM by mmamozza

also, I don't get the throwing away of the mouthpiece thing some people do, thems shits aint cheap