Simeon “The Grin” Thoresen tweets his signing with the UFC today.
Thoresen’s manager Alex Burzotta also revealed the news through his twitter:
The Norwegian, out of Oslo, will make his entrance to the UFC at the 170lb limit. He has a 16 win, 2 loss, and 1 draw record.
At 27 years old, the grappling ace, most recently secured a 34 second rnc submission over Manual Garcia at Ultimate Warrior Challenge (England) 17 in October. He also has a notable win over John Maguire (BAMMA 3) and is the current UWC WW Champ.
The signing may be another sign that the plans for the UFC to come to Sweden is being solidified for April 14, as Zuffa adds to its Nordic Roster.