The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes winner Norman Parke has been enjoying some success outside of the octagon as of late. Now it would appear that the talented mixed martial artist is set to compete for Bellator MMA.
Norman Parke competed within the lightweight division of the 2012 TUF season. Taking on Colin Fletcher, Parke ultimately earned a largely lopsided unanimous decision victory over his opponent.
Now out of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Parke has recently been bouncing around a few other promotions. Most recent, the fighter earned a unanimous decision victory over Lukasz Chlewicki at KSW 43.
Now MMANytt.com has come forward to report that Norman Parke has signed a multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA. As a copmeting promotion to the UFC, Bellator MMA has shown a pattern of picking up some of the UFC’s top fighters.
From former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida to middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi or former welterweight title challenger Rory MacDonald, Bellator has picked up some of the UFC’s toughest and most talented fighters. Now it would appear that Norman Parke will be added to the Bellator MMA roster.