UFC signs UK standouts Tom Watson and Jimi Manuwa

Thursday, July 05, 2012

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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