NICK NEWELL might be set for an unimaginable shot at UFC glory after reportedly holding talks with Dana White.
ESPN’s Brett Okamoto claims the one-handed fighter is in line to seem on the most important MMA stage of all of them after racking up a powerful 14-1 report in the World Collection of Preventing (WSOF) and the Legacy Preventing Alliance (LFA).
Regardless of his incapacity, Newell is keen to be handled identical to some other fighter and would love the prospect to compete with the most effective in the Final Preventing Championship.
It’s stated that he has met with White in current days, and the light-weight ace will discover out if his prayers have been answered very soon.
Okamoto tweeted: “UFC president Dana White informed me he met with Nick Newell and his agent Ali Abdelaziz yesterday in Las Vegas.
“[White said] ‘Clearly his dream is to battle in the UFC. I advised him I might give him a solution by tomorrow’.
“Newell continues to be in Vegas today, flies residence tomorrow morning.”
Newell, 32, was born with congenital amputation of his left arm however turned a wrestling champ at highschool and school, racking up a tremendous 300 wins.
He soon received into combined martial arts and ended up making his identify with Shark Fights and Xtreme Preventing Championships earlier than retiring from the game in 2015.
Nevertheless, he carried out a U-flip in March this yr to beat Sonny Luque in an LFA struggle and can now be holding his breath as White contemplates handing him a shot in the UFC.