Lorenz Larkin is the latest, established UFC vet to sign with Bellator.
Larkin and Bellator’s President Scott Coker have confirmed to the Press Enterprise outlet that the welterweight has signed a multi-fight deal with the promotion. Larkin became a free agent last fall, after taking out Neil Magny at UFC 202 in August.
In the PE report, the 30 year-old Larkin said this about heading to Bellator:
“It’s been a long process, I didn’t expect it to be that long,” said Larkin. “I wanted someone to get behind me and have some faith that I can deliver and I can be an asset to wherever I go and that’s what I felt like with Bellator. They pretty much checked off all the things that I was looking for.”
The dangerous striker is expected to make his Bellator debut later this year. That’s another, nice signing for Bellator, which in recent months has added the likes of Rory MacDonald, Matt Mitrione, and Chael Sonnen. Prior to that, Bellator signed Benson Henderson and Phil Davis.