Nick Newell, the one-armed man, was just named the next fighter to fight for the WSOF lightweight title. So I checked the Lightweight Rankings filtered to WSOF and found, not surprisingly, that Newell is ranked #12 in WSOF, which means there are quite a few fighters more deserving of a title shot than him.
It’s an obvious publicity trick by WSOF, trying to get attention through Newell’s uniqueness, and not his fighting record. I’m just disappointed with the MMA media which didn’t see fit to call this, and for the most part just reported the news as if it was just another MMA title fight.
Posted on March 28, 2014 by Ked Becker