Disabled MMA fighters prove that will is the most important skill of all (VIDEO)

by Joshua Crane

Jul 26, 2018

Disabled MMA fighters prove that will is the most important skill of all (VIDEO)

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It is now accepted that an athlete engaged in combat sports is a strong and healthy person who is able to endure great overload.

However, today we will prove that this statement is erroneous. In MMA there are people with disabilities who prove: it's a sport for the strong in spirit!

Nick Newell

Nick Newell/vox-cdn.com

This athlete, who performs in the lightweight division, can be called a true hero. Nick was born without the left hand. It would seem - what kind of fights? After all, a hand in a duel can play a decisive role.

However, Newell proved: if you want something really strong, you can achieve a lot. Not only did he start participating in the MMA, so on XFC 21: Night of Champions 2, he also won the championship title! True, in 2015, Nick left the sport. He has 14 fights, 13 wins and 2 knockouts.

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