Walel “The Gazelle” Watson

Walel was born in El Paso, Texas on July 17th 1984 but now calls San Diego his home. Walel fights in the Bantamweight division. He started training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at a young age. He turned pro when he was 24. His first fight ended in a loss but then won his next 7 fights all by submission or knockout. His current record is 9-3 and is currently fighting in the UFC. He joined UFC in 2011 and his record is 1-1. In his first fight in the UFC he won via TKO in the first round. In his second fight he lost a close spilt decision. He looks to continue fighting in the UFC.
Result Fighter Event Method/Referee R Time
WIN Joey Apodaca Xplode Fight Series – Vengeance Jan / 19 / 2013 Submission (Guillotine Choke) Cecil Peoples 1 0:17
WIN Anthony Moore Xplode Fight Series – Damage Nov / 17 / 2012 TKO (Punches) Jason Herzog 1 1:22
LOSS Mitch Gagnon UFC 152 – Jones vs. Belfort Sep / 22 / 2012 Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Josh Rosenthal 1 1:09
LOSS T.J. Dillashaw UFC on Fuel TV 1 – Sanchez vs. Ellenberger Feb / 15 / 2012 Decision (Unanimous) Dan Miragliotta 3 5:00
LOSS Yves Jabouin UFC 140 – Jones vs. Machida Dec / 10 / 2011 Decision (Split) Yves Lavigne 3 5:00
WIN Joseph Sandoval UFC Live 6 – Cruz vs. Johnson Oct / 01 / 2011 TKO (Punches) Mario Yamasaki 1 1:17
WIN Ismael Leon UWC Mexico 10 – To The Edge Jun / 25 / 2011 Submission (Anaconda Choke) N/A 1 4:58
LOSS Cody Gibson TPF 9 – The Contenders May / 06 / 2011 TKO (Punches and Elbows) John McCarthy 2 4:09
WIN Cristian Jimenez BCF 2 – Bloody X-Mas Dec / 04 / 2010 Submission (Triangle Choke) Luis Cobian 1 4:08
WIN Manuel Gallareta UWC Mexico 8 – Mexican Championships Oct / 16 / 2010 Submission (Guillotine Choke) Luis Cobian 1 0:43
WIN Joe Gustina BCF 1 – Return of the Champ Jul / 17 / 2010 Submission (Anaconda Choke) Luis Cobian 1 3:04
WIN Cristian Jimenez UWC Mexico 7 – Evolution Jun / 26 / 2010 Submission (Triangle Armbar) Aldo Espinosa 2 2:26
WIN Gabriel Godinez NFC – Native Fighting Championship 4 Mar / 27 / 2010 KO (Punches) Cecil Peoples 1 2:15
WIN Kisack Monroy UWC Mexico 4 – Rebirth Nov / 28 / 2009 Submission (Guillotine Choke) Luis Cobian 2 1:33
WIN Peter Martinez Gladiator Challenge – Never Quit Nov / 08 / 2009 Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) N/A 2 1:33
LOSS Enrique Cuellar MMAX 22 – Revolution Aug / 16 / 2008 Submission (Anaconda Choke) N/A 1 0:00