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Roger Huerta Is A Free Agent; Interested in bouts with Thomson, Melendez & Aoki

roger huertaRoger Huerta is officially in a position where he can entertain offers from promotions outside of the UFC following the completion of his contract with the promotion.

According to a recent report from Loretta Hunt over at, Huerta is now free to speak with other organizations, although the UFC is in a position where they have a right to match any deal offered to Roger through a rival promotion.

“We’re free to negotiate with other organizations now, but the UFC has the right to match (any offer),” said Jeff Clark, Huerta’s manager over at NCFC Management.

When asked if he has been approached by any promotion’s outside of the UFC, Clark stated, “We’ve had a lot of interest from different parties.”

In regards to Strikeforce, Huerta seemed optimistic about the prospect of fighting for the promotion if a deal is offered that makes sense.

“It would be up to them,” said Huerta, “but I’d definitely like to fight a top-caliber fighter like (Shinya) Aoki, (interim champion Gilbert) Melendez, or (champion Josh) Thomson. Obviously, I’d have to earn my stripes in that organization, if I went there, but any of those fights would be amazing.”