There is a new fighter making his way to the UFC as Cage Warriors veteran Tom Aspinall has reportedly signed a deal with the promotion.
Cage Warriors announced the news via Twitter:
9️⃣3️⃣— Cage Warriors (@CageWarriors) October 18, 2019
Congratulations to UK heavyweight Tom Aspinall, the 93rd fighter to go from Cage Warriors to the UFC.
After a stunning knockout at CW107, the future was inevitable.
Good luck! pic.twitter.com/yvX0uuuFyR
No word has been given at this time as to the length of the contract or any financial numbers associated with the deal.
Aspinall (7-2-0) went undefeated during his brief run in Cage Warriors, defeating the duo of Sofiane Boukichou and Michael Ben Hamouda. Aspinall has competed a total of nine times as a professional MMA fighter and only two bouts went past the opening round. Aspinall has picked up a total of seven wins as a professional MMA fighter and five of them came by way of KO/TKO.
It is unknown at this time as to when Aspinall will make his promotional debut, but the fighter will enter a weight class currently ruled by Stipe Miocic.