Roger Gracie Signs Contract With UFC

MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer

Former Strikeforce light heavyweight, Roger Gracie (4-1) has signed a multi-fight contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, according to GracieMag. The migration to the UFC may come as a bit of a surprise to some, considering the talented Gracie was knocked unconscious just five months ago by former Strikeforce title holder, Muhammed Lawal at Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Kharitonov.

Prior to the defeat, Gracie had showcased a lethal submission attack. In four professional victories, all four of his foes found themselves ensnared in Roger