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Dana White explains why Bo Nickal was not given UFC contract after looking 'incredible' at DWCS

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

LAS VEGAS - UFC president Dana White believes in Bo Nickal 's abilities as a fighter, but still wasn't ready to give him a UFC contract on Tuesday evening.
In the feature bout of Dana White's Contender Series 49 , Nickal stepped into the cage for the second time as a professional fighter and made quick work of his opponent Zack Borrego, tapping him with a rear-naked choke in just over a minute.
Typically, that sort of performance is almost a guarantee for a UFC contract on DWCS, however, Nickal's lack of experience as a pro gave White pause when it came time to issue contracts at the end...
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Best photos: Bo Nickal def. Zachary Borrego at Dana White's Contender Series

Best photos: Bo Nickal def. Zachary Borrego at Dana White's Contender Series

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

Dana White's Contender Series 49 took place Tuesday at the UFC Apex and featured the debut of three-time NCAA Division I All-American and 2019 Hodge Trophy winner Bo Nickal , as he battled fellow undefeated middleweight Zachary Borrego. Check out the best photos from the DWCS 49 headlining bout below.
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