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Nick Newell’s Inspirational Life Story To Feature In New Film

A new film chronicling the against-all-odds life story of Nick Newell is set for release August 6, marking yet another inspirational achievement for the Bellator lightweight. Notorious Nick will recount the rise of Newell — who was born with a congenital amputation on his left arm — from high school...

Nick Newell Signs Four-Fight Deal With Bellator

Nick Newell will be in Bellator for the foreseeable future. Newell, who was on a one-fight deal, competed at Bellator 225 where he submitted Corey Browning in the first round. The win improved his record to 16-2, where his lone losses came to Justin Gaethje and Alex Munoz on...

Nick Newell Wants Long-Term Deal With Bellator After Win

Nick Newell went into Bellator 225 on a one-fight deal and hopes his win gets him a long-term contract. The 33-year-old improved to 16-2 with the win and now hopes Bellator will be his home for the foreseeable future. “I’d like to negotiate the multi-fight deal, but that’s not...

Watch: Nick Newell Submits Corey Browning In Bellator Debut

Nick Newell's Bellator debut didn't make it out of the first round. Earlier tonight (Aug. 24), Newell shared the cage with Corey Browning. The bout was the featured preliminary fight on the Bellator 225 card. Newell quickly got Browning to the ground and forced the tap via arm triangle. Peep the...

Nick Newell Signs with Bellator MMA

Nick Newell has a new MMA home, and he will now be residing in Bellator MMA. Nick Newell’s dream was to compete in the UFC, and he was willing to earn it by way of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series. Unfortunately for Newell, he lost that bout to Alex...

Nick Newell Returns To Fighting For CES In May

Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series star Nick Newell is getting back into the cage. Newell is ready to fight for the first time since his unanimous decision loss to Alex Munoz in July. He'll make his debut for the Classic Entertainment & Sports mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion...

Nick Newell Eyes Bellator MMA Debut

Nick Newell, without question, owns one of the most inspirational stories in the history of our sport. Born with a congenital amputation that left him with one full arm, Newell has never allowed that to slow him down. Newell was able to join the high school wrestling team followed...

ARCHIVES: Brendan Schaub Rips UFC Over Banking on Greg Hardy

Brendan Schaub rips the UFC for promoting Greg Hardy more than Nick Newell. The history between the UFC and Schaub is well documented. Schaub is a former UFC heavyweight who retired back in fall 2015. Schaub and UFC president Dana White have had issues going back to Schaub speaking out...

Nick Newell Stays Upbeat Despite Contender Series Loss

A bump in the road hasn't deterred Nick Newell. Last night (July 24), Newell headlined the 14th edition of Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series. He went one-on-one with Alex Munoz. The bout went the distance, but in the end it was Munoz who emerged victorious via unanimous decision. Newell...

DWTNCS 14 Results: Hughes, Yusuff, & Crute Earned UFC Contracts

UPDATE: DWTNCS 14 has concluded. Chase Hooper has received a developmental offer. Jeff Hughes, Sodiq Yusuff, and Jim Crute all earned UFC contracts. Night 14 of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series is here. In the main event, Nick Newell will clash with Alex Munoz. Also featured on the card will be...

DWTNCS 14’s Nick Newell: I’m Going to Kick Alex Munoz’s Ass

Nick Newell is ready to prove he belongs in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Newell will get his chance tomorrow night (July 24). He'll go one-on-one with Alex Munoz on the 14th edition of Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series. On the series, fighters get a chance to compete on...

Nick Newell Motivated By Pressure Headed into DWTNCS Bout

One week from today, Nick Newell (14-1) will finally have the opportunity he has longed for when he appears on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series to square off against Alex Munoz (4-0). Although Newell’s handicap of fighting with one arm has been widely publicized, he will be entering...

Nick Newell Gets Opponent For Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series

Nick Newell has an opponent lined up for Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series 14. UFC officials announced that Newell will be taking on Alex Munoz. The bout will take place on July 24 inside The Ultimate Fighter Gym in Las Vegas. An impressive win could land Newell a spot...

Dana White Speaks on Giving Nick Newell DWTNCS Spot

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White has shed some light on giving Nick Newell a spot on the Tuesday Night Contender Series. Tomorrow night (June 12), Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series (DWTNCS) will begin a new season. Newell will not compete until the July 24 edition of the...

Nick Newell Happy With “Clear Path” to The UFC

Nick Newell is grateful for a chance to prove he's ready for an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) contract. Newell made it clear that he wanted to fight under the world leader in mixed martial arts. With a 14-1 record and 11 finishes, his spot on the roster may have been...