Davey Grant, who finished as The Ultimate Fighter runner-up this past weekend to Chris Holdsworth, has earned a contract with the UFC.
Grant, a 27-year-old who owns an 8-2 pro record, sent out a message via Twitter confirming the news.
Just found out that @danawhite is going to give me a UFC contract ???? I'm ecstatic. I'm going to fight my fucking ass off thank you so so much
— Davey Grant (@DaveyGrantMMA) December 4, 2013
Grant had won eight straight prior to the submission loss to Holdsworth. He earned seven submission wins and another via TKO.