Sheldon Westcott

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Sheldon Westcott
Born (1984-08-20) August 20, 1984 (age 34)
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
NationalityCanadian
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)
DivisionMiddleweight
Welterweight
Fighting out ofSt. Albert, Alberta, Canada
TeamComplete Fitness and Martial Arts
Years active2007–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total13
Wins9
By knockout3
By submission5
By decision1
Losses3
By knockout1
By decision2
Draws1
Amateur record
Total2
Wins2
By submission2
Other information
Website[1]
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Sheldon Westcott (born August 10, 1985) is a Canadian mixed martial artist who competes in the Welterweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He is also known for being a contestant and reaching the finals on The Ultimate Fighter for Team Canada.

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

After losing his debut fight to Victor Bachmann in 2007, Wescott would go on to his next four fights, three of them were stopped in less than a minute. Sheldon was set to make his return to MFC to take on former King of the Cage Welterweight Champion Thomas Denny.[2] They fought to split draw.[3] The two would meet again at MFC 30, Wescott won via unanimous decision.[4]

The Ultimate Fighter: Nations[edit]

After going 8-1 Westcott would be a cast member on The Ultimate Fighter Nations: Canada vs. Australia, representing Canada at middleweight.[5]

Westcott first defeated Daniel Kelly via arm-triangle in round one to advance to the semi-final.[6] Sheldon would advance to the finals after submitting Vik Grujic in the first round via guillotine choke.[7]

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

Westcott made his official debut facing one of his teammates, Elias Theodorou in the middleweight finals at The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale.[8] He lost via TKO in the second round.[9]

Westcott was expected to face Alberto Mina on August 23, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 48.[10] However, in the days leading up to the event, Westcott pulled out of the bout citing an injury and was replaced by Shinsho Anzai.[11]

Westcott returned to the cage in April, 2015 and faced Pawel Pawlak at UFC Fight Night 64.[12] He lost via unanimous decision.[13]

Westcott faced Edgar García on January 2, 2016 at UFC 195.[14] He won via TKO in the first round.[15]

Westcott was expected to face Alex Morono on February 4, 2017 at UFC Fight Night 104.[16] However, Westcott pulled out of the fight in early January and was replaced by Niko Price.[17]

Westcott was expected to face Danny Roberts on December 16, 2017 at UFC on Fox 26.[18] However, Westcott was removed from the card for undisclosed reasons in early December and was replaced by Nordine Taleb.[19]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 9–3–1 Edgar García TKO (punches) UFC 195 January 2, 2016 1 3:12 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Loss 8–3–1 Pawel Pawlak Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Gonzaga vs. Cro Cop 2 April 11, 2015 3 5:00 Krakow, Poland Return to Welterweight.
Loss 8–2–1 Elias Theodorou TKO (punches and elbows) The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale: Bisping vs. Kennedy April 16, 2014 2 4:41 Quebec City, Quebec, Canada Lost The Ultimate Fighter: Nations Middleweight Tournament
Win 8–1–1 Aaron Shmyr Submission (guillotine choke) Fivestar Fight League 5 April 13, 2013 1 0:13 Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
Win 7–1–1 Nic Herron-Webb Submission (guillotine choke) AFC 17: Anarchy March 23, 2013 3 %:00 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Win 6–1–1 Jay Jensen Submission (guillotine choke) AMMA 9: Ford vs. Goodall February 11, 2012 1 0:26 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Win 5–1–1 Thomas Denny Decision (unanimous) MFC 30: Up Close & Personal June 10, 2011 3 5:00 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Draw 4–1–1 Thomas Denny Draw (split) MFC 28: Supremacy February 25, 2011 3 5:00 Enoch, Alberta, Canada
Win 4–1 Simon Marini Submission (guillotine choke) AMMA 4: Victory June 9, 2010 1 0:28 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Win 3–1 Tim Smith TKO (punches) TFC 10: High Voltage May 19, 2010 1 0:29 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Win 2–1 Kyle Millberry TKO (punches) Heat XC 1 January 30, 2009 1 0:51 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Win 1–1 Jeff Kilisolsky Submission (guillotine choke) MFC 18: Famous September 28, 2008 1 3:33 Enoch, Alberta, Canada
Loss 0–1 Victor Bachmann Decision (split) King of the Cage: Brawl in the Mall August 17, 2007 3 5:00 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Mixed martial arts exhibition record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 2–0 Vik Grujic Submission (guillotine choke) The Ultimate Fighter Nations: Canada vs. Australia April 9, 2014 (airdate) 1 4:15 Quebec City, Quebec, Canada Semi-finals.
Win 1–0 Dan Kelly Submission (arm-triangle choke) The Ultimate Fighter Nations: Canada vs. Australia February 19, 2014 (airdate) 1 0:56 Quebec City, Quebec, Canada Elimination Round.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sheldon Westcott MMA Stats, Pictures, News, Videos, Biography". Sherdog.com. 1984-08-20. Retrieved 2016-06-27.
  2. ^ "Newly signed exciting veteran Thomas Denny to face Sheldon Westcott at MFC Supremacy". mmarecap.com. 2011-01-07.
  3. ^ "MFC 28 Results: Ryan Jimmo Wins Title, Drew Fickett Scores Quick Win". mmafrenzy.com. 2011-02-26.
  4. ^ "MFC 30 Results: Brian Cobb Upsets Drew Fickett, Enters Title Contention". mmaweekly. 2011-06-11.
  5. ^ "Report: TUF Nations cast announced". bloodyelbow.com. 2013-12-03.
  6. ^ "'TUF Nations: Canada vs. Australia' Recap: Episode 6". sherdog. 2014-02-19.
  7. ^ "'TUF Nations: Canada vs. Australia' Recap: Episode 13". UFC.com. 2014-04-09.
  8. ^ "With Laprise-Aubin Mercier, Theodorou-Westcott finals, TUF Nations Finale lineup set". mmajunkie.com. 2014-04-10.
  9. ^ "TUF Nations Finale Results Elias Theodorou Overwhelms Sheldon Westcott". mmafighting. 2014-04-16.
  10. ^ Andrew Ravens (2014-07-13). "UFC Fight Night 48 gets five bouts added to the card". mmafrenzy.com. Retrieved 2014-07-13.
  11. ^ Anton Tabuena (2014-08-13). "UFC signs Shinsho Anzai as late replacement to face Alberto Mina in Macau". bloodyelbow.com. Retrieved 2014-08-13.
  12. ^ "Pawel Pawlak vs Sheldon Westcott at the UFC Fight Night 64 in Krakow". invictusbros. 2015-04-06.
  13. ^ "UFC Fight Night 64 results: Poland's Pawel Pawlak outworks Sheldon Westcott for upset". mmajunkie. 2015-04-11.
  14. ^ "Alberta welterweight Sheldon Westcott promises to return to aggressive ways". theglobeandmail. 2015-12-31.
  15. ^ "UFC 195 results: Sheldon Westcott pounds out Edgar Garcia with ease in first round". mmajunkie. 2016-01-02.
  16. ^ Staff (2016-12-24). "Alex Morono vs. Sheldon Westcott added to UFC Fight Night 104 in Houston". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-12-24.
  17. ^ Staff (2017-01-24). "Niko Price replaces Sheldon Westcott at UFC Fight Night 104 in Houston". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2017-01-24.
  18. ^ Staff (2017-11-07). "Roberts vs. Westcott, Blachowicz vs. Cannonier added to UFC on FOX 26 in Winnipeg". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2017-11-07.
  19. ^ Peter Carroll (2017-12-04). "Several changes announced for UFC on FOX 26". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2017-12-04.

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