Another highly touted prospect is reportedly making his way to Bellator MMA as AJ Agazarm has signed a multi-fight deal with the promotion.
Agazarm made the announcement himself during an appearance on Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show.
The fighter has no professional MMA or amateur MMA experience to speak of, but he does have a plethora of amateur wrestling and Brazilian jiu-jitsu experience.
Despite a lack of MMA experience, a newly signed Agazarm has held such title in BJJ as the IBJJF World No-Gi Champion (2014), IBJJF Pan American No-Gi Champion (2013), IBJJF Brazilian National No-Gi Champion (2013), IBJJF European No-Gi Open Champion (2017/2014/2013), ADCC 2nd Place (2017), ADCC US West Coast Trials 2nd Place (2017), IBJJF World No-Gi 2nd Place (2017), IBJJF Pan American No-Gi 2nd Place (2018/2014), IBJJF Pan American 2nd Place (2015), CBJJ Brazilian National No-Gi 2nd Place (2013), IBJJF American Nationals 2nd Place (2013), IBJJF Rome International Open 2nd Place (2017), IBJJF European No Gi Open 2nd Place (2017), IBJJF Pan American No-Gi 3rd Place (2014/2013), IBJJF World No-Gi 3rd Place (2016/2013), IBJJF European Open 3rd Place (2014) and the IBJJF European No-Gi Open 3rd Place (2013) according to BJJ Heroes.
There is no word at this time as to when Agazarm will make his Bellator MMA debut, but it is expected to happen some time in 2019.