Saturday, January 22, 2022

TJ Grant Signed To UFC Contract, Fights Chonan At UFC 97

Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia native TJ Grant has been signed to a four fight deal with the UFC.

The news comes via Grant's facebook page. One of the top Canadian prospects out there, Grant will make is debut in April at UFC 97 in Montreal. His opponent will be tough Japanese fighter Ryo Chonan.

Grant spoke to Sherdog about his opponent for his debut, Chonan “”I’ve seen Chonan fight a few times in the past,” he said. “He is a great fighter with very few weaknesses in his game who has much experience and has fought the who’s who of MMA and has some very impressive wins. Fighting him is going to bring out the best in me, and I can’t wait.”

The welterweight holds a 13-2 record and is riding a four fight win streak. He has defeated UFC vets Forrest Petz and Chad Reiner during the run.

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