Former UFC flyweight title challenger Wilson Reis (23-10-0) has a new home at ARES FC.
The company announced Tuesday that the 35-year-old Brazilian as the latest former UFC competitor to join their ranks.
Reis spent six years with the UFC, going 7-6-0. He earned a flyweight title shot against then champion Demetrious Johnson at UFC on FOX 24, losing by third-round submission. He lost three of past four bouts and was released in May 2019.
🚨🚨NEW FIGHTER SIGNING:🚨🚨 @ares_fighting is proud to announce the signing of @wilsonreis7 for future ARES events. The Brazilian flyweight (23-10) brings 6 years of UFC experience to the table and will be a force to reckon with in the ARES Arena! #ARESFighting pic.twitter.com/SYc2gLvon6
— ares_fighting (@ares_fighting) February 18, 2020
Financial terms and a debut date were not released.