The former winner of The Ultimate Fighter season eight, Efrain Escudero has bounced back from his drop by the UFC to a new home. Shine Fights COO, Jason Chambers has just told FightHubTV that Escudero has officially been signed with the promotion over this past this weekend.

Here is what Chambers had to say on the matter:

“Efrain is a very talented and exciting fighter. It is paramount that we begin building our talent pool in order to put on amazing fights for the fans. This was a huge first step.”

Escudero himself had this  to say on the signing:

“Going to Shine is the first step to becoming a world champion. As far as my career goes, things happen, and I don’t live in the past. I’m excited to get this show in the road…Shine, here I come.”