Newton out Alessio in for W-1: Bad Blood
Top MMA News has been able to confirm through independent sources that Carlos Newton has withdrawn from his March 20th bout against Chris Clements for W-1: Bad Blood in Montreal. Newton has torn his bicep during training and will be scheduled for surgery soon. According to sources, he is looking at 6-8 weeks recovery period post surgery.
W-1 continues to sign top talent as John Alessio has stepped in to replace the injured Newton and will face Chris Clements in the semi-main event on March 20th at the Centre Pierre Charbonneau in Montreal. Alessio has signed a one fight deal with the organization. The #2 ranked Canadian welterweight is coming off a two fight win streak with the MFC after stopping both Andrew Buckland and Luigi Fioravanti respectively.