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Bubba McDaniel Wins Final Fight in Showdown in the Falls
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A Wichita Falls mixed martial artist, Bubba “The Menace” McDaniel, emerged victorious in the final fight of his professional career on Saturday night, June 24, 2023. The fight took place at the Kay Yeager Coliseum in front of a home crowd.
McDaniel defeated fellow UFC veteran Brian Houston by technical knockout at 2:23 in the first round of the main event of Showdown in the Falls. The fight began at around 10:20 p.m. on Saturday, June 24, 2023.
Bubba McDaniel, 40, started his professional fighting career in 2005 and gained recognition through FX’s show “The Ultimate Fighter.” He fought three times in the UFC.
After a hiatus of over five years, McDaniel returned to the octagon for his first professional MMA fight since April 2018. Unfortunately, his fighting career was put on hold due to the tragic death of his 2-year-old son, Wilder McDaniel.