The UFC has added one of the best flyweights in the world, as Jussier da Silva confirmed in an interview rcently that he has signed a contract with the UFC. Da Silva and his manager, Andre Pederneiras, made the announcement in an interview.
Da Silva is 14-1 in his career, with the lone loss coming to UFC flyweight semifinaist Ian McCall. He defeated Shinchi Kojima in 2009, and has since won his last four fights via submission.
Joseph Benavidez and Demetrious Johnson will meet in the main event of UFC 152 to crown the first UFC flyweight champion.