With the UFC committed to expanding its European fan base, the search for international talent continues.
One benefactor of the recruiting? Frenchman Samy Schiavo (10-4 MMA, 0-0 UFC).
According to our friends at the German site groundandpound.de, Schiavo’s trainer and manager has confirmed that the lightweight has signed a new contract with the UFC. The 32-year-old scored a four-fight deal that will assure the fighter appears on some 2008 European fight cards.
There’s no word on when Schiavo will make his octagon debut, though the UFC has an event tentatively scheduled for March 8 in London, England.http://mmajunkie.com/2008/01/11/ufc-signs-french-fighter-samy-schiavo-to-four-fight-deal/