WSOF 11: Justin Gaethje vs. Nick Newell, Melvin Guillard vs. 'JZ' Cavalcante fight videos
On a weekend defined by back-to-back UFC fight nights, World Series of Fighting 11 quietly makes the bold leap to network TV, debuting this Saturday on NBC.
Headlined by the sure-to-be-exciting lightweight title fight between Justin Gaethje and Nick Newell, the promotion is putting its best foot forward for its biggest card to date. The main event isn't the only fight to look forward to, though, as it is backed up by not one, not two, but three likely top-contender bouts.
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A look at the intriguing fight coming up this Saturday on NBC, as wrecking machine Justin Gaethje takes on one-armed submission artist Nick Newell in the main event of WSOF 11.
The World Series of Fighting's NBC debut has been plagued by pull-outs, but the main event, which has been constant throughout all the changes, holds the intrigue and makes this a must see event.
Justin Gaethje is the current (and inaugural) WSOF lightweight champion. 11-0 as a professional, with 9 knockouts more
Justin Gaethje has studied Nick Newell in advance of their lightweight title fight at WSOF 11, and he believes Newell isn’t ready to meet an opponent like him. Filed under: News, WSOF more
Strip away the inspirational narratives and the championship storylines and take a look at World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 11 headliners Justin Gaethje and Nick Newell. They're not so different. Each man boasts an impressive 11-0 record, and each has gone to a decision just once in his career. The WSOF lightweight champion, Gaethje, is three years younger (25) than Newell. Each man comes from a successful amateur wrestling background, and each has mastered the art of the first-round finish. So w more
While Nick Newell has made a career out of defying expectations, ultimately this time Justin Gaethje just proved to be too much. Gaethje thoroughly battered the one-handed Newell in WSOF 11's main event, before finishing the job with a second-round TKO to defend his World Series of Fighting lightweight title in the promotion's much anticipated debut on NBC.
Gaethje (12-0) blasted the previously unbeaten Newell (11-1) with hard salvos of overhand rights from the opening bell and easily shucked of more
Standing elbow, standing elbow, knee to the face, STOP! That's how Melvin Guillard finished Gesias "JZ" Cavalcante earlier this afternoon (Sat., July 5, 2014) at World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 11, which took place at Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Florida. It was a barnburner from the get-go, with both fighters launching bombs and winging away until the referee had seen enough midway through round two. Too bad he will be unable to enjoy the spoils of victory fully. For detailed punch-by-punch c more
The "new beginning" isn't starting off so well for "The Young Assassin."
Who said making weight was easy?
After being cut from Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Melvin Guillard declared his release was "the best thing that could have happened."
On the eve of his first fight with upstart promotion World Series of Fighting (WSOF), things aren't going so well.
"The Young Assassin" came in heavy for his main card clash against Gesias Cavalcante, which is being contested at lightweight. Guillard more
On Saturday afternoon at WSOF 11, undefeated Justin Gaethje looked to defend his lightweight title against the also undefeated Nick Newell.
The fight started off very competitive, with Newell throwing, and landing, combinations and even threatening with a submission at one point. As the round wore on, Gaethje began to land major power shots that slowed Newell down.
By the end of the first round, Newell was clearly exhausted, and the next round consisted of Gaethje stalking Newell around the cage more
Justin Gaethje successfully defended his Lightweight title at the expense of one-armed mixed martial arts (MMA) sensation, Nick Newell, in the main event of WSOF 11 at Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Fla., earlier this afternoon (Sat., July 5, 2014). Gaethje found a home for his overhand right and kept slinging it, cutting open Newell before finishing him for the first time ever in round two. For detailed punch-by-punch coverage, as well as complete WSOF 11 results from the NBC broadcast, click h more