Nathaniel Wood vs. John Castaneda
‘Fight Island’ UFC event – July 25th 2020
Castaneda is a short notice replacement for Umar Nurmagomedov, to whom we send our condolences. We thank John for taking the fight on short notice and let’s give the fans what they want to see!
About Nathaniel Wood
Wood holds an immaculate record of 16 wins – 3 defeats as of turning professional in the MMA sport. He won the vacant Cage Warriors Bantamweight Championship by defeating Marko Kovacevic at Cage Warriors 84, managing to defend his title twice against Josh Reed at Cage Warriors 86 and Luca Iovine at Cage Warriors 9. This led him to sign with the UFC, where he has won 3 of his 4 official fights, submitting his first three opponents.
Wood’s Opponent – John Castaneda
John won his last fight against Marcelo Rojo where he submitted Rojo by Arm-Triangle Choke in round 3. John is also Combate Americas bantamweight champion and Driller Promotions lightweight champion being the 3rd ranked of 919 active United States Pro Bantamweights.