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"The Gazelle"

12-7-0

Walel Watson

Walel "The Gazelle" Watson
  • Name: Walel Watson
  • Professional MMA Record: 12-7-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: The Gazelle
  • Current Streak: 1 Win
  • Age: 30 | Date of Birth: 1984.07.16
  • Last Fight: May 16, 2014 in TFC
  • Weight Class: Bantamweight | Last Weigh-In: 135.2 lbs
  • Affiliation: Team Hurricane Awesome
  • Height: 5'11" (181cm) | Reach: 75.0" (191cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $0 USD
  • Born: El Paso, Texas, United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: San Diego, California
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook

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Bantamweight fighter Walel Watson had an impressive UFC debut, earning a Round 1 TKO victory against Joesph Sandoval. However, he has recently been released by the organization after 3 consecutive losses to Yves Jabouin, T.J. Dillashaw, and Mitch Gagnon.

Last updated 10.03.2012, 11:07 AM ET
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Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Confirmed Upcoming Bout

Anthony Gutierrez

Titan FC 30: Brilz vs. Magalhaes
Main Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2014.09.26
Win | Submission | Choke
2:29 Round 3 of 3, 12:29 Total

William Joplin
Ref: Anthony Macias

Titan FC 28: Brilz vs. Davis
Preliminary Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2014.05.16
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Rodrigo Almeida

Combat Zone 46: Throwdown at the Rock
Co-Main Event | Catchweight | 140 lbs

2013.11.22
Loss | Submission | Shoulder
2:52 Round 2 of 3, 7:52 Total

Tom Niinimaki

Cage 23
Co-Main Event | Title Challenge | Featherweight | 145

2013.09.21
Odds: +250 Moderate Underdog
Win | Submission | Choke

Joey Apodaca

Xplode MMA

2013.01.19
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Anthony Moore

Xplode MMA

2012.11.17
Loss | Submission | Choke
1:09 Round 1 of 3

Mitch Gagnon
Ref: Josh Rosenthal

UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort
Preliminary Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2012.09.22
Odds: -190 Slight Favorite | Weigh-In: 135.2 lbs
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

T.J. Dillashaw
Ref: Josh Rosenthal

UFC on FUEL TV 1: Ellenberger vs. Sanchez
Main Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2012.02.15
Odds: +220 Moderate Underdog | Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs
Loss | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Yves Jabouin
Ref: Yves Lavigne

UFC 140: Jones vs. Machida
Preliminary Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2011.12.10
Odds: +135 Slight Underdog | Weigh-In: 135.5 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes
1:17 Round 1 of 3

Joseph Sandoval
Ref: Mario Yamasaki

UFC on Versus 6: Cruz vs. Johnson
Preliminary Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2011.10.01
Odds: -115 Near Even | Weigh-In: 134.5 lbs
Win | Submission | Choke

Ismael Leon

Ultimate Warrior Challenge Mexico

2011.06.25
Loss | KO/TKO | Strikes
4:09 Round 2 of 3, 9:09 Total

Cody Gibson
Ref: John McCarthy

Tachi PF 9: The Contenders
Preliminary Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2011.05.06
Weigh-In: 133.4 lbs
Win | Submission | Choke

Cristian Jimenez

BCF 2

2010.12.03
Win | Submission | Choke

Manuel Ramos Gallareta

Ultimate Warrior Challenge Mexico

2010.10.16
Win | Submission | Choke

Joe Gustina

BCF 1

2010.07.17
Win | Submission | Choke

Cristian Jimenez

Ultimate Warrior Challenge Mexico

2010.06.26
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Gabriel Godinez

NFC

2010.03.27
Win | Submission | Choke

Kisack Monroy

Ultimate Warrior Challenge Mexico

2009.11.28
Win | Submission | Choke

Peter Martinez

Gladiator Challenge

2009.11.08
Loss | Submission | Choke

Enrique Cuellar

MMAX 22

2008.08.15

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