By Jamie McAllister
Earlier today we reported that BAMMA Middleweight Champion Tom Watson had been signed by the UFC. Watson has been added to the UFC : Nottingham card and is set to face Brad Tavares.
UFC Officials announced today that Watson has signed a multi-fight deal with the promotion.
In his first bout he will face former Ultimate Fighter competitor Brad Tavares in his UFC debut coming up on Sept 29 when the UFC returns to England.
Watson the Brit fights outs of Jacksons MMA and holds a record of (15-4) finishing Jack Marshman & Murilo Rua in his last two title defences.
Brad Tavares is currently (8-1) overall in his MMA career and (3-1) in the UFC defeating Dongi Yang in his last bout.
Another bout added to the UFC : Nottingham card is a Welterweight bout featuring John Maguire and John Hathaway.
John Maguire is (18-3) overall in his MMA career and is currently undefeated in the UFC (2-0) defeating Justin Edwards and DaMarques Johnson.
John Hathaway is (16-1) overall in his MMA career and (6-1) in the UFC. In his last bout at UFC on Fox: Diaz vs. Miller he defeated Pascal Krauss.
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