A former professional boxer and former UFC fighter who had been under contract with the UFC for more than three years, Gabriel Sota has signed a one-fight contract with UFC on FOX 19.
Sota will fight at UFC on Fox 19 on March 5 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center.
Soto Pack, 27, is a native of Puerto Rico who is best known for his long-awaited bout with former heavyweight champion Jose Aldo.
He has also fought for the UFC and won two of its title fights.SOTA previously fought at UFC Fight Pass, and in his last appearance, he lost a close split decision to Nick Diaz at UFC 158 in January.SOTO Pack has fought six times for the promotion, winning the title of UFC Light Heavyweight Champion in 2012.
He earned a spot on the UFC’s roster for the upcoming season by beating Ryan Bader in the main event of UFC Fight Club.