Myles Jury is moving down to featherweight, the UFC fighter confirmed on his official website recently.
Jury suffered his first pro loss to Donald Cerrone this past January, dropping his record to 15-1. He owns wins over Takanori Gomi, Diego Sanchez, Mike Ricc, Ramsey Nijem, Michael Johnson and Chris Saunders since signing with the UFC.
Along with the weight class change, Jury will also be training out of Power MMA in Arizona after spending time with Alliance MMA in California.
Jury, former Bellator champion Michael Chandler, Justin Lawrence, Luis Saldana and Johnny Case will all be following him at POwer MMA.
Below is the complete release:
Ultimate Fighting Championship standout Myles “Fury” Jury (15-1) announced today that he was moving down in weight classes from the UFC’s lightweight division to the equally stacked featherweight division. Jury, who began his career competing in the 170 lb. welterweight division has found much of his success competing as a lightweight following a well-publicized run on The Ultimate Fighter Season 15. While his next assignment has not been announced, Jury hopes to make a run for the title while he challenges the best fighters that the 145 lb. weight class has to offer.
In addition to the change in weight classes, Jury also announced that he has made the move from San Diego, CA to Gilbert, AZ to become a part of Power MMA’s elite group. Along with Jury, stable mates Johnny “Hollywood” Case- who is undefeated in his campaign with the UFC, Bellator MMA lightweight standout Michael Chandler, along with rising stars Justin Lawrence and Luis Saldana, have all made the move to the Powerhouse in Gilbert, AZ, Power MMA.