Strikeforce Light-heavyweight Roger Gracie Latest To Join UFC Roster

February 11, 2012 8:17 pm by bjpenn.com staff 12 Comments
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As recently confirmed by sources close to the fighter, Strikeforce light-heavyweight, Roger Gracie has inked a deal with the UFC.

Over the past few weeks Roger has been making headlines due to his dwindling BJJ competition schedule and shifted focus to MMA training full-time. Now we have our answers as to why.

Roger was undefeated up until the point where he met “King Mo” Lawal under the Strikeforce banner and was knocked out this past September. The “King Mo” loss was the last time we saw the man, regarded as the best BJJ practitioner in the world, in an MMA contest.

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