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Former Boxing Champion James Toney Signs With UFC

After months of speculation, it has been confirmed that boxing legend James Tony has finally inked a deal to fight for the UFC, the world’s premiere mixed martial arts organization. was the first to break the news Wednesday afternoon, however UFC president Dana White has since confirmed their latest signing with MMAFighting’s MikeChiappetta.

“Lights Out” owns a dominant 72-6 professional boxing record, which also includes 3 draws and 2 no-contests. James has finished in 44 out of his 72 wins.

No word on when Toney will make his MMA debut, however it’s likely to be at heavyweight.