Following Deron Winn’s decision win over Tom Lawlor at the recent, Liddell vs. Ortiz 3 event, the undefeated fighter has announced he’s headed to the UFC.
The 29-year-old Winn, who is a former All-American collegiate wrestler, announced the news via the tweet below.
Hello @ufc middleweights. My name is Deron Winn.
Happy to announce I just signed with the big leagues! pic.twitter.com/rELQF7bJsK
— Deron Winn (@DeronWinn) December 20, 2018
Winn has gone 5-0 to date since transitioning into pro-MMA, and has reportedly been mentored recently by UFC champ, Daniel Cormier.
No details regarding when Winn will make his UFC debut have been released, but it’s going to be interesting to see whether the rising fighters makes waves in the promotion’s 185 division.