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WSOF 11 Main Event; Justin Gaethje Utilizes Single Right Hand to TKO Nick Newell at Round 2 to Retain


The Main Event of WSOF 11 is for the WSOF Lightweight Title. Party time.

155lb Lightweight Championship Main Event Bout; Justin Gaethje (11-0) vs Nick Newell (11-0)

Round 1: Crowd is emphatically behind Nick, who lands a right hook early, answers with a kick to the body. Justin lands a leg kick that drops Nick momentarily, then the pair exchange right hands. Justin lands more hard leg kicks, and a knee while Nick tried for a take down. Justin lands a hard right hand that backs Nick up, then another hard right hand lands, Gaethje continues landing. Nick is bloodied, and misses a jumping knee and Justin lands intense rights on the ground, then Newell tries for a knee bar but fails and they both stand. Gaethje lands a hard right that wobbles Newell to end the round.

Round 2: Nick comes out with blood flowing all down his body where he eats an upper cut, but lands a right body kick. Gaethje lands a left hook then an upper cut to the dome of Newell, Justin is landing his left hand at will. It seems like a matter of time until the fight will end in Justin’s favor, who lands a take down and lands more shots, ref comes in to check the cut. Ref lets the action continue, and Nick lands a front kick but eats a hard right that drops him and immediately the ref waves the fight over.

Official Decision: Justin Gaethje def. Nick Newell via TKO (punch) at 3:09 of Round 2.

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