ATT Atlanta’s Roan Carneiro Announces New UFC Deal
By FCF Staff
After putting together an impressive run, and winning a Battlegrounds MMA tourney, Roan Carneiro has announced he’s signed a new UFC deal.
Carneiro exited the UFC in 2008, following a split decision loss to Ryo Chonan, but since then the ATT Atlanta fighter has gone 7-1. In October, the 36 year-old fighter won a one night, welterweight tourney for Battlegrounds MMA.
The veteran fighter made the announcement via Instagram by posting:
I can't put in words how I am feeling signing this contract again. Yessssss I am official @ufc @ufcbrasiloficial again. Thanks God, my family, my team, my fans and all those people who believe on me and who didn't believe too. More news come soon. Eu não posso colocar em palavras o que estou sentindo em assinar de novo esse contrato. Simmmmm agora eu sou lutador do UFC novamente. Mais notícias em breve. Obrigado meu Deus, minha família, meu time, meus fãs e a todos que sempre acreditaram no meu trabalho e aqueles também que não acreditaram. Mais notícias em breve
Carneiro currently holds a record of 19-9. No information regarding the BJJ black belt’s next fight was disclosed.