moosegel on May 14, 2008
Dan looking forward to ufc 95! i think markham is a good match up for you! your speed should do him! good luck dude!
mikee on May 14, 2008
hey Dan, when r u back in the UK, look for to seeing u over the Christmas period.
tonymac on May 14, 2008
Limited edition UFC 89 Piranha Bandanas here :
AdamM on May 14, 2008
congratulations on a successful UFC Debut. good luck in Dublin if you make it
tutu on May 14, 2008
great fight outlaw good move also for piranha
haydnb on May 14, 2008
dan you were awesome mate, told you on the night but i'll say it again YOU ARE A LEGEND.
Dan Hardy on May 14, 2008
Thanks everyone!
Crash Cart on May 14, 2008
Congratz Dan! -from all your loyal ihub fans and Bebida beverage (Piranha Spring Water) Investors!! Well Done!
rhys on May 14, 2008
Fantastic result!!!!!!!! Well done!
Echo on May 14, 2008
Congratulations, brah!! Long live The Outlaw!
rhys on May 14, 2008
Good luck for tomorrow night. The fridge is stocked with beer, ready to see my old pals training, dedication and destiny come to fruition. Go get him!
mikee on May 14, 2008
Of course mate, bring on the food!!!
Dan Hardy on May 14, 2008
Ha! good to hear from you mate! I hope you are well. I'll be in the UK for a couple of days after the fight, would be good to grab a bite with you.
mikee on May 14, 2008
Hey mate, I'll hopefully be coming to UFC89 in Birmingham, can't believe your first fight is back Home!!
SJ on May 14, 2008
Looking forward to UFC89 !
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May 14, 2008
Its Official! Outlaw to the UFC!

The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Tuesday announced the signing of British welterweight Dan Hardy.

He is a staple of the U.K. mixed martial arts scene, having fought the majority of his career for the Cage Warriors fight promotion. Hardy is currently the promotion’s welterweight champion. He also fought his way to the finals of Japan’s Cage Force welterweight tournament before losing to Yoshiyuki Yoshida via disqualification due to delivering an illegal kick to the groin.

Hardy is a member of Team Rough House, which is also the home of fellow British standouts Paul Daley and Andre Winner.

“The plan was always to fight in the UFC when I felt I was 100% ready. But there were things I felt, as a fighter, I needed to work on before I made my UFC debut,” Hardy said on “I probably could have fought in the UFC before now, but I wanted to work on my skills, my BJJ and my wrestling. I have trained as a striker since I was six years old, but have really worked very hard on my ground game over the last four years, including working with Eddie Bravo out in the States, and I feel I've got one of the most well rounded games of any fighter in Europe."

With an impressive 8-1 record in his last nine fights, including a TKO win over UFC veteran Chad Reiner, the multi-colored Mohawk sporting Brit enters one of the UFC’s most crowded divisions. Currently ruled by welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre, the division includes many of the top fighters in the world including Jon Fitch, Matt Hughes, Matt Serra, Thiago Alves, Diego Sanchez, Karo Parisyan, Josh Koscheck, and more.

No information has been forthcoming from the UFC or Hardy on when he will make his debut in the Octagon.

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