The announcement came during his press conference being held in California this afternoon.
Also announced for the upcoming video game entitled “EA Sports MMA” were Gegard Mousasi and Renato “Babalu” Sobral.
Other fighters rumored to be taking part in the game are Randy Couture, Tim Sylvia, Bobby Lashley and Nick Diaz.
“EA Sports MMA” will be released sometime in 2010 for both the Playstation 3 and XBox 360 consoles.
Previously the UFC had stated that anyone involved in the anticipated video game would not be allowed to fight under their banner.
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