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UFC Signs Heavyweight Jon Olav Einemo

Jon Olav EinemoHeavyweight Jon Olav Einemo has signed with the UFC, but the 35-year-old Norwegian’s Octagon debut has yet to be finalized, according to MMAFighting.

A member of Team Golden Glory, Einemo (7-1) left MMA in 2006 after rebounding from a PRIDE loss to Fabricio Werdum with a win over James Thompson, but returned last June to improve to 7-1.

Einemo is also an accomplished grappler and is the only man to defeat current Strikeforce prospect Roger Gracie in the Abu Dhabi Combat Club submission tournament in 2003.

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