|Name||Record||Weight (RANK)||Transaction Info||Fight Card||Date|
|Derrick Lewis||7-2-0, 1NC||265 (#101)||Signed by Legacy FC||LFC 13, Aug 17||April 20|
|Tyson Griffin||15-6-0||155 (#19 FW)||Signed by Resurrection FA (3 fight contract)||TBD||July 17|
|Steve Mocco||Pro debut||265 (NR)||Signed by Resurrection FA (5 fight contract)||TBD||July 17|
|Chris Tickle||7-5-0||145 (#402 LW)||Signed by Legacy FC||LFC 13, Aug 17||July 19|
|John Moraga||10-1-0||125 (#206 BW)||Signed by UFC||UFC on FOX 4, Aug 4||July 19|
|Ulysses Gomez||9-2-0||125 (#70 BW)||Signed by UFC||UFC on FOX 4, Aug 4||July 23|
|Ricardo Funch||8-4-0||170 (#253)||Signed by New England Fights||NEF 4, Sept 8||July 23|
|Raquel Pa'aluhi||2-2-0||F-135 (UR)||Signed by Invicta FC||IFC 2, July 28||July 23|
|John Howard||16-7-0||170 (#67 MW)||Signed by Classic Entertainment & Sports||CES MMA, Aug 3||July 23|
|Simona Soukupova||2-1-0||F-115 (UR)||Signed by Xtreme FC||XFC 19, Aug 3||July 23|
|Joseph Henle||7-0-1||185 (#202)||Signed by Maximum FC||MFC 34, Aug 10||July 23|
|Tim Hague||14-6-0||265 (#70)||Signed by Maximum FC||MFC 34, Aug 10||July 23|
|Mike Hackert||5-1-0||265 (#54)||Signed by Maximum FC||MFC 34, Aug 10||July 23|
|Nick Hinchliffe||19-8-0||170 (#122 MW)||Signed by Maximum FC||MFC 34, Aug 10||July 23|
|Jacen Flynn||10-2-0||185 (#125 LHW)||Signed by Maximum FC||MFC 34, Aug 10||July 23|
|Elvis Mutapcic||10-2-0||185 (#89)||Signed by Maximum FC||MFC 34, Aug 10||July 23|
|Angela Magana||11-4-0||F-125 (#9)||Signed by North American Allied FS||NAAFS, Aug 17||July 23|
|Magomedrasul Khasbulaev||15-5-0||155 (#297 WW)||Signed by Bellator||TBD||July 23|
|Akop Stepanyan||11-3-0||155 (#236)||Signed by Bellator||TBD||July 23|
Another great signing by the UFC for the flyweight division as Ulysses Gomez joins the ranks. Gomez is a throwback type of fighter that brings high level grappling skills and an iron chin to the Octagon and has been known to take fights up to featherweight. "Useless" will vacate the Tachi Palace Fights bantamweight title for a chance at the biggest stage in MMA. Gomez is replacing Ian McCall and will face fellow flyweight newcomer John Moraga at UFC on FOX 4.
Tyson Griffin makes a return to the cage after signing with Resurrection FA. Griffin's last appearance was at UFC 137 where he lost to Bart Palaszewski by first round KO. Hopefully Griffin will get a couple wins and some confidence under his belt and return to the UFC as he's still a top 25 featherweight regardless of his recent slump. Steve Mocco was also signed by RFA, making the transition from international wrestling to MMA. For a refresher course on Mocco, please check out Mike Riordan's excellent post.
Former Ultimate Fighter alumni Chris Tickle and Joseph Henle make appearances on cards in August. Tickle steps in for Junior Assuncao to face Doug Frey at Legacy FC 13 on Aug 17, while Henle meets Luke Harris at MFC 34 on August 10. Both cards will air on AXSTV (formerly HDNET). Joining Henle on the MFC 34 card will be UFC vet Tim Hague as he takes on Mike Hackert in a rematch of their fight in May, which Hackert won by unanimous decision.
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