Here's what Crutchmer posted on his Facebook page:
Kyle Crutchmer signs his Bellator contract"My whole life I wanted to be a professional athlete! As of today that dream has come true! I am officially signed with @bellatormma ! #letsgetthismoney #bestintheworld"
Since making his MMA debut in June 2018, Crutchmer has fought within the Xtreme Fighting League in his native Oklahoma. The 26-year-old former Cowboy wrestler has compiled a 4-0-0 record, with two wins by submission, one by technical knockout, and one unanimous decision... all in the welterweight (170-pound) weight class.
Crutchmer has been training with UFC heavyweight champion and former Oklahoma State All-American wrestler Daniel Cormier at American Kickboxing Academy in San Jose.
Wrestling for Oklahoma State, Crutchmer was a two-time NCAA All-American, placing fifth at 174 pounds at the 2015 NCAAs, and seventh in this same weight class at the 2017 NCAAs. In addition, the Tulsa native was twice a Big 12 conference champ. He graduated from the Stillwater school in spring 2017.
Crutchmer's debut in the Bellator MMA promotion has yet to be announced.