MMA Crossfire – Reebok adds Montreal's Olivier Aubin-Mercier to its roster

The UFC and Reebok announced today the addition of Montreal lightweight grappler Olivier Aubin-Mercier (6-1-0) to its fitness brand team of athletes.

The team includes Anthony Pettis, women’s bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey, welterweight Johny Hendricks and more.

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 Aubin-Mercier is scheduled to fight American David Michaud at UFC 186 Saturday.

“The Reebok brand is about inspiring people to become better versions of themselves and we look forward to supporting Olivier in his quest to become a champion UFC fighter,”  Stewart Clark, Director of Marketing for Reebok Canada said.

Aubin-Mercier finished in the finals of The Ultimate Fighter Nations: Canada vs Australia show. With the ongoing debate of UFC fighter pay, he seemed appreciative of the selection.

Olivier Aubin-Mercier

Olivier Aubin-Mercier of Canada submits Jake Lindsey in their welterweight bout at the Scotiabank Centre on October 4, 2014 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. (Photo by Nick Laham/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

“Being a Reebok ambassador will allow me to keep progressing in my sport and reach the top of my weight class,” Aubin-Mercier said. “Reebok believes in training hard and pushing you past your limits to achieve new goals and this is the only way for me to get to where I want to go. Having a global brand’s trust and support gives me extra motivation to get there.”

Fans may be interested in knowing that Aubin-Mercier’s own Reebok walkout t-shirt will be available starting Fight Night, at the Reebok Fithub, at 1204 Ste-Catherine St. West.

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Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.

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