Former UFC fighter Wilson Reis has found a new home as the fighter has signed a multi-fight deal with ARES FC.
The promotion announced the signing via Twitter:
----NEW FIGHTER SIGNING:---- @ares_fighting is proud to announce the signing of @wilsonreis7 for future ARES events. The Brazilian flyweight (23-10) brings 6 years of UFC experience to the table and will be a force to reckon with in the ARES Arena! #ARESFighting pic.twitter.com/SYc2gLvon6— ARES Fighting Championship (@ares_fighting) February 18, 2020
Reis (23-10-0) competed a total of thirteen times under the UFC banner and he earned a record of 7-6-0 in the promotion. Reis had previously challenged for the UFC Flyweight Title, losing to then champion Demetrious Johnson at UFC On Fox 24 in April of 2017. Reis hasn’t competed in just about a year, with his last bout happening at UFC 236 in April of 2019. Reis is also a former Elite XC Bantamweight Champion, defeating Abel Cullum at a September 2008 ShoXC card.
There is no word at this time as to when Reis will make his promotional debut or whom that bout is going to be coming against.