Heavyweights are known for their mammoth size and possessing ferocious knockout power. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will meet two towering giants who have the deadly ability to terminate a fight with a single blow from their mighty fists.
Shelton Graves – A professional since October 2012 and representing Top Flight Mixed Martial Arts, Shelton Graves owns an 8-3 record in 11 career professional bouts comprised of four knockouts, two submissions and two decisions. Graves appeared on week five of season one of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series in 2017 and has also fought for Ring of Combat. In his MMA debut at CFFC 18, he defeated Keith Bell via TKO in the first round. Then Graves defeated Azuna Anyanwu via split decision at XFE Clan Wars 26. He also defeated Joe Stripling via unanimous decision at GPG 21 Fighting for Autism. Graves defeated Lorenzo Hood at GPG 22 Legends and Rising Stars. At Ring of Combat 56, he defeated Brendan Barrett via TKO in the second round. Graves submitted Barrett in round two via kimura at Ring of Combat 59. For his appearance on DWTNCS 5, he faced Everett Sims and defeated him via TKO in the third round. Graves defeated Jason Walraven via TKO in round one at Primus FC to earn his sixth consecutive victory. One wrong move and ”The Gravedigger” will pound you six feet under!
Josh Parisian – A professional since November 2014 and representing Scorpion Fighting System, Josh Parisian owns a 7-2 record in nine career professional bouts comprised of four knockouts, two submissions and one decision. Parisian appeared on week three of season two of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series in 2018 and has also fought for LFA. In his MMA debut at TWC 26, he defeated Destin Allen via TKO in the first round. Parisian submitted Rasheed Oruche via keylock in round two at TWC 28. He also tapped out Anthony Coleman in the second round via triangle choke at DCS 5. At TWC Pro FightSeries, Parisian defeated Josh Burns via TKO in round two. He defeated Nathan Bryant via majority decision. For his debut outing with LFA at LFA 38, Parisian defeated Zach Thumb via TKO in round one. At DWTNCS 3 he knocked out Greg Rebello in the first round. Be very cautious of this ferocious wolverine!