Joel Mickells Wins 135 Lb. Title
Jul 12th 2009
On July 10, 2009, Revgear sponsored Joel Mickells was fighting at Fight to Win Promotions in Denver, Colorado. He was fighting against Anthony Werner - 145 lb. champion - for F2W 135 lb. elimination title. Joel had to lose 7 lbs just before the fight. Mickells closed the distance with a kick and Werner clinched to set up a takedown. On the ground Mickells displayed an active guard. Mickells was able to escape a guillotine choke attempt from Werner before taking half mount. Werner scored a sweep to set up a rolling guillotine attempt. Mickells again defended the choke and took side control before standing to end the round. Round two saw Mickells get a takedown early in the round. On the mat Mickells set in the fight ending triangle choke to earn the title at :42 of round two. Joel is now moving to 10-2 in his MMA career with 8 wins by submission! Congrats, Joel!