Ship Cove’s Gavin Tucker will hit up the octagon for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) the near future.
Although dates or opponents have not yet been revealed, Tucked confirmed for the Northern Pen that he has signed with the UFC.
He fights out of Halifax, NS with Titans MMA, and competes for Extreme Cage Combat with a record of 9-0.
Tucker’s Facebook post about signing with the organization has garnered over 1,200 likes and has been shared over 500 times.
For several years, Tucker had been rumoured to be the first Newfoundlander to sign with the UFC. But he didn’t let injuries and health setbacks get in his way.
He is the second Newfoundlander to sign in the past year. The previous was Ryan Janes, who won his debut fight in December in New York at UFC’s Fight Night 102.
Via The Telegram
Good luck Gavin & we here at MMA Paradise hope to see you representing the province soon!