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Nick Newell meets Kalvin Hackney at CES MMA 56 in Connecticut

One of Connecticut's favourite autochthonal active sons will be back in act when CES MMA returns to the government superior next month.

Nick Newell meets Kalvin Hackney at CES MMA 56 in Connecticut
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Nick Newell meets Kalvin Hackney at CES MMA 56 in Connecticut Nick Newell meets Kalvin Hackney at CES MMA 56 in Connecticut

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Nick Newell meets Kalvin Hackney at CES MMA 56 in Connecticut

By MMA Junkie Staff April 15, 2019 6:30 am Follow @MMAjunkie

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By: MMA Junkie Staff | April 15, 2019 6:30 am Follow @MMAjunkie

One of Connecticut’s favourite autochthonal active sons will be back in act when CES MMA returns to the government superior next month.

Nick Newell (14-2) is set to take on Kalvin Hackney (17-5) in a lightweight bout at CES MMA 56, a promotion authoritative told MMA Junkie. The card will be headlined by a featherweight statute title fighting betwixt prizewinning Bruce Boyington and Dan Dubuque. The arrangement of the Newell-Hackney bout is not yet known, though it’ll be on the main card.

CES MMA 56 takes topographic point May 31 at Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, Conn. It streams on UFC Fight Pass.

Newell, 33, a inborn amputee whose left arm ends just at a lower place his elbow, returned to business relation in March 2018 aft two-and-a-half years away and licked Sonny Luque with a first-round rear-naked choke coil at LFA 35 to move his evidence to 14-1. Prior to the time away, Newell had posted a 4-1 evidence under the WSOF banner, losing only to current UFC lightweight standout Justin Gaethje in a statute title fighting.

That win got Newell a shot at the UFC on Dana White’s Contender Series in July 2018, but he lost a bloody unanimous decision to Alex Munoz. Afterward, UFC President Dana White said he respected Newell’s effort, even if he fell short.

Hackney has won three straight fightings aft back-to-back losses in 2015. After sitting out more than a year, he returned in 2017 and submitted Josh Lee with an arm-triangle choke coil under the GFA banner. In July 2018, he stopped Christian Fulgium with a first-round TKO. And he’s coming off a win earlier this month over Josh Davila at Atlas Fights 34.

For more on CES MMA 56, check out the MMA Rumors section of the site.

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One of Connecticut’s favourite autochthonal active sons will be back in act when CES MMA returns to the government superior next month.

Nick Newell (14-2) is set to take on Kalvin Hackney (17-5) in a lightweight bout at CES MMA 56, a promotion authoritative told MMA Junkie. The card will be headlined by a featherweight statute title fighting betwixt prizewinning Bruce Boyington and Dan Dubuque. The arrangement of the Newell-Hackney bout is not yet known, though it’ll be on the main card.

CES MMA 56 takes topographic point May 31 at Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, Conn. It streams on UFC Fight Pass.

Newell, 33, a inborn amputee whose left arm ends just at a lower place his elbow, returned to business relation in March 2018 aft two-and-a-half years away and licked Sonny Luque with a first-round rear-naked choke coil at LFA 35 to move his evidence to 14-1. Prior to the time away, Newell had posted a 4-1 evidence under the WSOF banner, losing only to current UFC lightweight standout Justin Gaethje in a statute title fighting.

That win got Newell a shot at the UFC on Dana White’s Contender Series in July 2018, but he lost a bloody unanimous decision to Alex Munoz. Afterward, UFC President Dana White said he respected Newell’s effort, even if he fell short.

Hackney has won three straight fightings aft back-to-back losses in 2015. After sitting out more than a year, he returned in 2017 and submitted Josh Lee with an arm-triangle choke coil under the GFA banner. In July 2018, he stopped Christian Fulgium with a first-round TKO. And he’s coming off a win earlier this month over Josh Davila at Atlas Fights 34.

For more on CES MMA 56, check out the MMA Rumors section of the site.

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