Raul Rosas Jr. Becomes Youngest Fighter To Earn UFC Contract, Dana White Says He’s ‘Blown Away’

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Following an impressive victory in the Contender Series Tuesday, 17-year-old Mexican fighter Raul Rosas Jr. signed a contract to compete for UFC, becoming the youngest ever to do so. UFC President Dana White described Rosas as “special” at a press conference following the fight. “For a 17-year-old to conduct himself the way he did in this fight, I was blown away by it. Blown away,” White said. In just his sixth professional fight on Sept. 20, Rosas faced off against 25-year-old Mando Gutierrez and defeated him by unanimous decision after three rounds. Competing in front of White and other UFC …

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