Brendan Schaub Signs Six-Fight Contract Extension with UFC

Written by Tom Ngo
November 13th, 2013

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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