UFC signs UK standouts Tom Watson and Jimi Manuwa

by Jesse Holland | source: mmamania.com

Great news for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Not so great news for BAMMA

That's because its Middleweight Champion is going to be joining the ranks of the world's largest fight promotion, as first reported by Fighters Only. And he's not going alone, as undefeated mixed martial arts (MMA) Light Heavyweight Jimi Manuwa will reportedly be by his side

Two great additions for two stacked divisions

Watson (15-4) is riding a three-fight win streak, having last beat the stuffing out of Jack Marshman at the BAMMA 9 event back in March. "Kong" holds notable wins over Murilo Rua and Travis Galbraith. And by notable, I mean "violently kicked in the head."

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ChaosOverkill site profile image  

7/6/12 4:01 AM by ChaosOverkill

Manuwa vs Tehuna would be sick

NoGi bear site profile image  

7/6/12 3:59 AM by NoGi bear

Can't wait

Chris27 site profile image  

7/5/12 5:14 PM by Chris27

Great signings.

Sardinian pride site profile image  

7/5/12 3:41 PM by Sardinian pride

Jimi!!!! He's an awesome fighter ... Can't wait to see him in the octagon!!

colgan site profile image  

7/5/12 3:32 PM by colgan

Seen posterboy fight couple of times now and the guy is the real deal.will make some serious waves in LHW division

OftheWay site profile image  

7/5/12 3:30 PM by OftheWay

Outstanding News. Manuwa will make one heck of an addition to the UFC's lightheavyweight division.

Kobayashi site profile image  

7/5/12 3:20 PM by Kobayashi

Great signings, but what about Wallhead?

fourozgloves site profile image  

7/5/12 1:02 PM by fourozgloves

And you too mate. Think you'll both do well. Looking forward to Nottingham even more now.

UGCTT_45forever site profile image  

7/5/12 12:59 PM by UGCTT_45forever

Fucking yes,can't wait to see more pink belt Tarmac laying gypsy jitz.

NorthSlopePipeNinja site profile image  

7/5/12 12:58 PM by NorthSlopePipeNinja

Congrats to both of you, can't wait to see you fight!