The UFC has added a potential contender to the heavyweight roster.
Former World Series of Fighting (now Professional Fighters League) champion Blagoy Ivanov has signed with the UFC, sources confirmed with MMA Fightings Ariel Helwani. He is expected to debut this summer after amicably parting ways with the PFL.
Ivanov (16-1, 1 NC) is currently on a five-fight winning streak, having captured a title at WSOF 21 back in May 2015 with a submission of Smealinho Rama and going on to successfully defend it four consecutive times (once under the PFL banner). Prior to that, Ivanovs only loss was to current UFC heavyweight contender Alexander Volkov in the finals of a Bellator tournament.