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is sticking around a while longer.
According to a Tuesday report by The Chronicle Herald, Grant, who
had one fight left on his previous deal, has signed a new,
four-fight contract with the UFC. The welterweight most recently
suffered a unanimous decision defeat at the hands of Renzo Gracie
UFC 124 on Dec. 11.
Fit Plus Gym product has alternated wins and losses since
joining the UFC last year. Grant debuted successfully with the
promotion at UFC
100, riding out a unanimous decision over
Pride Fighting Championships veteran Ryo Chonan.
The Nova Scotia resident also holds victories over Kevin Burns
Paulino inside the Octagon, and the former win netted him
“Knockout of the Night” honors at UFC
107. Grant holds 12 of his 16 career victories by
The 26-year-old has fallen to tough competition during his time
with the promotion. Aside from the Almeida loss, Grant also
suffered defeats against judoka Dong Hyun
Kim and standout wrestler Johny
It is unknown what the UFC has in store for Grant in the coming
year, but the fighter has expressed interest in fighting at
129, the promotion's first show on Ontario soil, which goes
down April 30 at the Rogers Center.
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