Just weeks after defeating former UFC fighter Houston Alexander, Joey ‘The Mexicutioner’ Beltran (10-3) has announced on his website that he has signed with the promotion.

I JUST SIGNED A 4 FIGHT DEAL WITH THE U.F.C.!!! this has been what i have been working towards for the last 5 years of my life, so it feels good. i can’t say who i’ll be fighting but i’ll say i will be in vegas very soon!!!

Though there is no confirmation yet it is believed that he may be fighting as soon as this weekend against Rolles Gracie as a late replacement for Mustapha Al Turk.

If you’d like to know more about ‘The Mexicutioner’ then the two part video below would be a great place to start.

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