06 Jun The Shamrock of England – featuring BAMMA fighters Blaine O’ Driscoll and Fabian Edwards
BAMMA is a promotion that has become well versed in bringing together fighters from all European nations. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will meet two European juggernauts who are laying down the law in their trek towards BAMMA gold.
Blaine O’ Driscoll –A professional since October 2015 and representing SBG Ireland, Blaine O’ Driscoll owns a 6-2 record in eight career professional bouts comprised of two submissions, two knockouts and two decisions. O’ Driscoll has spent the majority of his professional career with BAMMA. He has also fought for Cage Warriors. In his MMA debut at Cage Kings 3, O’ Driscoll defeated Dylan Sheehan via TKO in the second round. For his BAMMA debut at BAMMA 26 in Dublin he defeated Mark Andrew via unanimous decision. O’ Driscoll also defeated Neil Ward via unanimous decision in his second appearance with BAMMA at BAMMA 27. Then in his lone outing with Cage Warriors at Cage Warriors 81, he knocked out submission specialist Darren O’ Gorman in the second round. For his next outing with BAMMA at BAMMA 30 O’ Driscoll submitted Harry Hardwick via rear naked choke in the second round. He also tapped out Aaron Robinson via rear naked choke in round one at BAMMA 35. This versatile and dangerous assassin has a wealth of tools in his MMA arsenal so exercise extreme caution!
Fabian Edwards –A professional since May 2017 and representing Team Renegade, Fabian Edwards owns a perfect 5-0 record comprised of three submissions and two knockouts. Edwards has spent the bulk of his professional career with BAMMA and has also fought for Bellator MMA. All five of Edward’s professional victories have resulted in a finish. In his MMA debut at Bellator 179, he knocked out Rafal Cerjowski in round one. For his BAMMA debut at BAMMA 30, Edwards submitted Aaron Kennedy in the second round via rear naked choke. He also tapped out Louis King via rear naked choke in round one in his second outing with BAMMA at BAMMA 33. For his third appearance with BAMMA at BAMMA 34, Edwards submitted Kent Kauppinen in the first round via armbar. At BAMMA 35 he knocked out Claudio Conti in round one to improve his unbeaten streak to five to begin his professional career. With a 100 percent finish rate, Edwards could very join forces with his brother Leon in the UFC soon!