Nick Newell Set For Contender Series
After meeting with Dana White this week for an opportunity to join the UFC, Nick Newell has that opportunity.
While it may not be a UFC contract, ESPN’s Brett Okamoto reported that the former World Series Of Fighting star will have the chance to fight for a UFC contract, on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender’s Series.
Nick Newell will get a shot at a UFC contract. Per Dana White, he’ll be offered a fight on the Tuesday Night Contender Series in June.
— Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) April 26, 2018
Newell will be fighting this June, this current season also features former NFL star Greg Hardy, who is an undefeated amateur fighter and was forced out of the NFL following a domestic violence incident where he was reported to have thrown his girlfriend on to a bed of weapons, as well as an arrest for cocaine which he claimed “flew into his wallet.”