Serra To Be Inducted Into UFC Hall Of Fame
During Saturday’s UFC Fight Night Atlantic City broadcast, former UFC champion and current host of the UFC Unfiltered podcast, Matt Serra, was announced as the next inductee to the UFC Hall of Fame.
“It’s super special, it really is quite the honor,” said Serra during the broadcast.
“I’ve always bragged that I fought some guys in the Hall of Fame, legends like B.J. Penn and Matt Hughes, and they always knew they were in a fight, but now I’m in there, so I can’t even use that line… I’m in good company. It’s just such an honor, and I exceeded all my goals now.”
He will enter the Pioneer’s wing , and will be a part of the July 5th induction ceremony in Las Vegas.
Serra entered the UFC for the first time in 2001, going 3-3 in that early run, and found a new life as a cast member of The Ultimate Fighter.
Winner of the fourth season of the reality series lead him to a title shot and unlikely victory over Georges St-Pierre, losing it a year later to GSP.
Even though his last fight was eight years ago, Serra has been an integral part of UFC’s digital programing as a co-host of shows like Lookin’ for a Fight with Dana White, and the UFC Unfiltered podcast with Jim Norton.