Tag: signs

Sampson Boxing Signs Undefeated Argentinean Light Heavyweight Marcos Escudero

(September 26, 2019) – Sampson Boxing proudly announces the signing of Argentinean light heavyweight prospect Marcos Escudero to a promotional contract. 26-year-old Escudero (10-0, 9 KOs) is a deadly accurate power puncher from Cordoba, Argentina. As an amateur, he competed nationally and internationally. In 2014, Escudero would become the national champion in Argentina and in…

Bellator Signs Cris ‘Cyborg’ To Largest Contract In Women’s MMA History

LOS ANGELES (September 3, 2019) – – Bellator is proud to announce the signing of Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino (21-2, 1 NC) to the organization. The deal – the largest of its kind in women’s MMA history – exclusively secures “Cyborg’s” talents with a multi-year, multi-fight contract. “Cyborg” joins current champ Julia Budd, Olga Rubin, Arlene…

Greg Cohen Promotions Signs Undefeated Welterweight Reshard ‘Too Quick’ Hicks

(July 2, 2019) – Greg Cohen Promotions proudly announces the signing of Killeen, Texas-based welterweight Reshard “Too Quick” Hicks to a promotional contract. A naturally talented athlete from Tampa, Fla., Hicks was an All-American cornerback and long jumper at Fordham University before enlisting in the Army’s 1st Cavalry Division as a mechanic and serving in…

Ellator Re-Signs Heavyweight Legend Fedor Emelianenko

LOS ANGELES (June 14, 2019) — Bellator is proud to announce that Russian MMA great Fedor Emelianenko (38-6, 1 NC) has signed an exclusive multi-fight contract extension to finish his career inside the Bellator cage. Emelianenko’s farewell tour continues in Bellator’s stacked heavyweight division on the heels of a finals run during the promotion’s eight-man…

Salita Promotions Signs Top Featherweight Eric Hunter to a Promotional Contract

(June 14, 2019) – Salita Promotions proudly announces the signing of Philadelphia featherweight contender Eric “The Outlaw” Hunter to a promotional contract. Hunter (21-4, 11 KOs) is a highly skilled technician with 13 years experience as a top contender. Blessed with amazing hand speed, Hunter can fight effectively from both the orthodox and southpaw stances.…