Brendan Schaub Signs Six-Fight Contract Extension with UFC

Written by Tom Ngo
November 13th, 2013
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UFC Brendan Schaub

What does two consecutive victories inside the Octagon get you? If you’re UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub (pictured), a six-fight contract extension to remain with the planet’s premier mixed martial arts promotion.

“Gonna be in the @ufc a lil longer signed new 6 fight deal w/ @danawhite today,” Schaub posted on his Twitter account Wednesday with the above pic.

Schaub has notched a 6-2 record since losing to Roy Nelson in the finals of “The Ultimate Fighter 10.” His most impressive scores during his tenure in the UFC came in back-to-back outings – a decision win over former top contender Gabriel Gonzaga, then a knockout on Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic.

“The Hybrid” then hit a rough patch with two straight KO losses, which had many believing his UFC career was jeopardy. Schaub managed to right the ship by rattling off a pair of victories, with his most recent coming in a easy submission over Matt Mitrione at UFC 166.

No word on when the likable 30-year-old will break in his new deal.

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