Nick Newell, who made headlines after winning the XFC lightweight title, has signed with the World Series of Fighting.

Newell, born missing the lower part of his left arm from the elbow down, is 9-0 in his MMA career. He was stripped of the XFC title and released from the promotion after refusing to fight Scott Holtzman.

According to report by, Newell could be headed for the August or September show. Terms of the deal have yet to be disclosed.