According to the American Top Team, Brazilian and former Pride lightweight signed a new contract to fight in the 155lb division of the UFC. Aurelio brings top competition to an already stacked UFC lightweight division. He is best known for his win over Pride Champion Takanori Gomi, where he choked out Gomi unconscious.
Great news for Marcus who gets to showcase his skills to a whole new audience. Marcus has a incredible Jiu-Jitsu, and is best known for his ZST Grand Prix tournament victories, and his stunning win over then PRIDE Champion Takanori Gomi. Marcus is extremely excited about fighting for the UFC and competing in this talented division.