Nathaniel Wood passed his latest test at a new weight class against Charles Jourdain to kick off the main card at UFC Paris.
Wood used timely striking and his wrestling to stifle Jourdain’s advances throughout their three-round fight. While Jourdain had his fair share of moments, Wood was able to control the pace and frustrate Jourdain.
After 15 minutes of action, Wood earned a unanimous decision win in his second fight since making the move from bantamweight to featherweight.
MMA Fighters React To Nathaniel Wood’s UFC Paris Win
Here’s what UFC fighters had to say about Wood’s win at UFC Paris.
Wood opted to make the full-time move to 145lbs following recent losses at bantamweight to Casey Kenney and John Dodson. He won his featherweight debut against Charles Rosa in July.
Jourdain came into his UFC Paris matchup with Wood off of a loss to Shane Burgos via a majority decision in July. Before that, he earned back-to-back victories over Lando Vannata and Andre Ewell.
Consecutive wins at featherweight for Wood will likely earn him another big-name opponent for his next fight as he moves a step closer to a spot in the rankings.
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