Welterweight, Nolan Norwood (9-3/Westside MMA) will have the most important fight of his career on June 17 when he squares off against Jaleel Willis to become the first ever V3Fights’ welterweight champion.
Norwood feels he has the advantage over Willis standing, grappling and wrestling and even though Willis may be considered the top fighter in the entire mid-south area and ranked #2 on the V3Fights’ Professional Pound For Pound Rankings, Norwood states, “I don’t consider myself the underdog. I feel like I’m always the favorite to win.”
When asked about this fight and opportunity Norwood also had to say:
“Jaleel is very well rounded. I’m grateful for this opportunity. I’ve been going to V3 events for years and I’ve known a lot of skilled fighters who have fought for them.”
Norwood is a veteran of the sport and come June 17, it’s not an upset if he takes the title because in his mind he is the better fighter and always the favorite to win. Get your tickets now.
WHAT: V3Fight 60: Willis vs Norwood
WHEN: Saturday June 17, 2017 | 6 pm doors open | 7 pm fights start
WHERE: Minglewood Hall | 1555 Madison Ave | Memphis, TN 38104
ADMISSION: $35 general admission | $45 reserved seating | $60 cageside seating
V3FIGHTS is a professional mixed martial arts promotion that gives rising stars and top contenders the opportunity to prove their talent to fans and leaders in the industry. V3FIGHTS presents live events on a monthly basis around the United States; including Memphis, Nashville, Tunica and Biloxi. V3FIGHTS can be seen live all over the world through its pay-per-view deal with GFL. Based in Memphis, Tennessee, V3FIGHTS is one of the most active and respected MMA organizations in the fastest growing sport in the world.