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UFC signs James “Goku” Llontop

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

According to UFC Roster Watch on X, Welterweight James Llontop has been added to the UFC roster. He brings a 14-3 record with him.

In his career, he has seven knockout wins. He has also won six bouts by decision and one by submission.

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The 24-year-old has dropped three fights in his career. He was submitted twice. In addition, he lost by a decision in another fight.

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He was last a part of Dana White’s Contender Series. He competed on Week 6 of the Contender Series 2023 when he defeated Malik Lewis by unanimous decision.

Before fighting in the Contender Series, he was fighting for Fusion Fighting Championship in Peru. He won his last fight in the organization when he won by TKO (Punches) over Orlanison Neris de Oliveira in the third round.

He was a perfect 6-0 with FFC. Llontop won four of the six fights by knockout.

He also picked up a unanimous decision win over Dimitry Zebroski. He also won a split decision over Alexander Barahona at FFC 48 in Mexico.

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“Goku” had won 12 straight fights between his losses. Before joining the UFC, he suffered losses to Milko Tucto and Gian Franco Cortez.

He suffered a rear-naked choke submission at 300 Sparta 33 – Tatu vs, Llontop on August 16th, 2019. Before the Tucto loss, he also suffered a loss to Cortez.

He was defeated by a unanimous decision to Cortez at Amateur Combat Club 43 on December 22nd, 2018.

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Anthony Caruso III
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Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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