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EXCLUSIVE | Ian McCall explains how he landed in Rizin’s bantamweight Grand Prix

Ian McCall was recently released from his UFC contract, ending a long stint in the promotion’s flyweight division.

Just days later, the flyweight star found a new home in Japan’s Rizin Fighting Federation, and was quickly plunked into the promotion’s exciting bantamweight Grand Prix.

On the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio, McCall explained how he wound up in Rizin’s Grand Prix. Apparently, the first offers he received came from Russia. Rizin, however, simply came to the table with the best offer.

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