Former Bellator Lightweight Champion Will Brooks Signs With UFC, Debut Opponent Revealed


It looks like former Bellator MMA Lightweight Champion Will Brooks will soon be calling the Octagon his new home.

According to, Brooks has signed with the UFC and will make his official debut for the promotion against Ross Pearson at The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale event.

The TUF 23 Finale event is scheduled to take place on July 8, 2016 from Las Vegas, Nevada during International Fight Week, one day before the landmark UFC 200 event on 7/9.

Also scheduled for the TUF 23 Finale event is UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk, as she defends her title against bitter rival Claudia Gadelha in the main event of the evening.


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