Under the leadership of president Scott Coker, Bellator MMA has undergone a changing of the guard with many ferocious up and comers leading the resurgence. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will meet two terrifying prospects who have come out with guns blazing on their journeys to MMA superstardom.
Tyrell Fortune – A professional since November 2016 and representing Arizona Combat Sports, Tyrell Fortune owns a perfect 5-0 record comprised of three knockouts and two decisions. All five of Fortune’s victories as a professional have come under the Bellator MMA banner. In his MMA debut at Bellator 163, he defeated Cody Miskell via TKO in the first round. Fortune also defeated Will Johnson via TKO in round two in his second appearance with Bellator MMA at Bellator 171. Then at Bellator 178, he defeated Branco Busick via unanimous decision. Fortune also defeated Joe Hernandez via unanimous decision at Bellator 193. For his fifth outing with Bellator MMA at Bellator 201, he defeated Giovanni Sarran via TKO in the second round to improve his unbeaten streak to five to begin his professional career. This Arizona giant has taken to MMA like a scorching Southwestern heat wave!
Joey Davis –A professional since August 2016 and representing Team Bodyshop, Joey Davis holds an unbeaten 4-0 record comprised of two knockouts and two decisions. Davis has earned all four of his wins as a professional under the Bellator MMA banner. In his MMA debut at Bellator 160, he defeated Keith Cutrone via unanimous decision. Davis defeated Justin Roswell via TKO in the first round in his second outing with Bellator MMA at Bellator 182. He knocked out Ian Butler in round one via spinning back kick at Bellator 192. In his fourth Bellator MMA appearance at Bellator 201, Davis defeated Craig Plaskett via unanimous to extend his unbeaten streak to four to begin his professional career. At just 24 years of age the man they call ”Black Ice” could very well be Bellator’s next breakthrough star for their welterweight division!