It looks like yet another UFC veteran has made the jump to rival promotion Bellator MMA.

On Friday night, it was revealed Josh Koscheck, a veteran of the inaugural season of The Ultimate Fighter,  had officially signed with the California based fight promotion.

Kosehck (17-10) ended his UFC riding a career worst five fight losing streak. In his two most recent bout, fans witnessed him suffered a submissions losses to Erick Silva and Jake Ellenberger. His contest against Ellenberger marked his appearance inside the Octagon since suffering a violent first round TKO to Tyron Woodley at UFC 167 back in November 2013.

During his time with the world’s premiere fight promotion, Koscheck earned notable victories over TUF 1 winner Diego Sanchez, former UFC light heavyweight title contender Anthony Johnson and former welterweight champion and UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes. During the peak of his career he earned a shot at then champion Georges St. Pierre in 2010.

While there is no word on who Koscheck’s first opponent under the Bellator MMA banner, he made note to call out former rival Paul Daley, who he defeated in their infamous bout in 2010.

To date, Koscheck’s last win came by split decision over Mike Pierce back in 2010. He will leave with a UFC record of 15-10.

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