Akihiro Gono signs with UFC

Tuesday 25 September 2007

Gryphon reports on his blog (http://d.hatena.ne.jp/gryphonjapan/20070925) today that Akihiro Gono has signed a deal with the UFC. The Pride veteran has not fought since Pride Shockwave. He is due to have his first fight in the UFC against Tamden McCrory in UFC 78.

Gono had 8 fights in Pride, losing only to Denis Kang, Dan Henderson and Mauricio "Shogun" Rua. McCrory had a record of 8-0-0.


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