Dec 8, 2012, 1:39 PM EDT
Back in August, Off the Bench brought you the story of one-armed MMA fight Nick Newell who had taken the XFC (minor league to the UFC) by storm after going a perfect 8-0 against his two-armed opponents.
Last night, Newell fought in XFC 21: Night Of Champions II in Nashville, Tennessee against Eric Reynolds for the possibility to win the XFC lightweight championship.
At about the 1:22 mark of the below clip, Newell gets Reynolds in a rear-naked chokehold in the first round and is awarded the fight after Eric taps out:
Congrats to Nick, dreams do come true…..
Nick Newell becomes first one-armed MMA champion [Bob's Blitz]
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