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White wins Amateur WXC title with a explosive right

Wayne, MI- In what was the amateur main event of WXC 70, Joe Nagy took on Darnell White for the WXC amateur 145 championship. Scheduled for five, three minutes rounds. Both fighters were exchanging very hard leg kicks to start the round before a scramble found Nagy on top in guard. White then threw up for an arm bar. Nagy defended the attempt but then got stuck in a triangle. Nagy tried to stack White, who still had his legs locked in the triangle. Nagy punched his way out of choke and then was all over White. Landing tons of damage. Round one ends with Nagy in mount throwing non stop punches.

Both guys started round two being patient on their feet. A few spinning attacks by White but nothing lands. White then looks for a take down against Nagy up against the cage. White completed the take down and got on top of Nagy in guard. Nagy tried for an arm bar but White defended it, however that created a scramble. In that scramble, Nagy lands a huge slam to get on top in guard. Nagy ends the round on top with White trying for another triangle.

Round three sees both fighters working on their feet to start. Nagy lands a few nice punches at distance before White gets a take down. White then moves into half guard. Nagy throws some good up kicks to try and counter White on top. White continues to control on top while still trying to avoid the up kicks of Nagy.

White lands a nice 1-2 combo before unleashing a overhand right, out of nowhere. That punch sends Nagy to the canvas. The fight ends with a stoppage by TKO after a few follow up shots by White in round four. Officially the TKO stoppage comes at 0:51 of the fourth round for Darnell White to become the WXC amateur featherweight champion.

For the results on the rest of WXC 70, click here. The entire event can be watched on UFC Fightpass starting at 6pm EST on Sunday November 12th, 2017.

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Jim Gramm runs media & public relations for WXC. He also is the content manager for WXCMMA.com. Follow him on twitter @jimgramm

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