Inside the process of being a UFC fighter: Getting a contract
- In the first episode of a four-part series, UFC fighter Gian Villante discusses the process of becoming a UFC fighter, starting with getting a contract and preparing for the first bout.
This is the first of a four-part series with SI executive editor Jon Wertheim and UFC fighter Gian Villante on the process of being a UFC fighter, from getting a UFC contract, to the weight cut, fight night and more.
Part 1: Getting into the UFC, preparing for a fight
Check back for part 2 of the series with Wertheim and Villante on the weight cut process of preparing for a UFC fight.