Undefeated British Heavyweight Inks UFC Deal
Undefeated heavyweight prospect Philip De
has signed with the
The 25-year-old Brit announced the news on Friday via Facebook.
Though De Fries did not mention a date for his Octagon debut, he
has been rumored to participate at UFC
138, which goes down Nov. 5 at LG Arena in Birmingham, England.
Headlined by a middleweight scrap between Mark Munoz
Leben, the event will air via same-day tape delay on Spike TV
in the United States.
Perfect through his first seven fights as a professional, De Fries
has finished each of his career victims by submission. The two-year
professional has made an especially effective tool of the
rear-naked choke, utilizing the maneuver to stop five of his fallen
foes. Fighting exclusively in England, De Fries has finished six
opponents in the first round; only his most recent conquest over
Economou on July 2 reached the second frame.
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