The UFC has signed American Top Team lightweight Marcus “Maximus” Aurelio (14-4) to a four fight contract.
Great news for Marcus who gets to showcase his skills to a whole new audience. Marcus has a incredible Jiu-Jitsu, and is best known for his ZST Grand Prix tournament victories, and his stunning win over then PRIDE Champion Takanori Gomi.
Aurelio has spent the majority of his career over in Japan fighting for PRIDE and ZST. Aurelio holds victories over the likes of PRIDE lightweight ace Takanori Gomi, Rich Clementi, Daisuke Nakamura, and Naoyuki Kotani.