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Midnight Mania! One-armed fighter Nick Newell wins comeback fight, tells UFC he’s coming

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MIke “The Truth” Jackson

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Nick Newell, the one-armed MMA fighter who has amassed a 14-1 record, with the lone loss to top ten UFC lightweight Justin Gaethje, won his comeback fight tonight at LFA 35. He had retired in 2015 due to injury, but said he never lost his fire. Since his retirement, he opened a gym in Connecticut. With his financial future secure, he had time to figure out how to train without sustaining fight-altering injuries.

The time training paid off, as he was able to finish his fight, which headlined the event, with a first-round face crank.

Justin Gaethje, the only man to beat him in the cage, offered words of congratulations.

Afterwards, he called for a UFC shot, and certainly seems to have done enough over his career to prove he deserves one.


If this is true, it would appear Robert Whittaker got his wish.

“Suga” Sean O’Malley looks into the future and sees a crossover boxing match with boxer Gervonta Davis in it.

Davis was quick to retort. Davis also threatens to beat women, much like his mentor Floyd Mayweather, so anyone who can beat him up is doing good work.

Darrion “The Wolf” Caldwell had himself an extended Twitter war with one of the Pitbull brothers, Patricio Freire.

Nick Diaz’ kicking prowess

When a legendary wrestler grapples with blue belts.

Slips, Rips, KO Clips

Some nice KOs from the early weekend fights.

A lot of skill on display here

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