Through four events in the Professional Fighters League’s short history, they have proceeded to do a remarkable job at striking the perfect note between up and comers and a slew of UFC veterans who are looking to hit the reset button on their MMA journeys following their release. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will meet an accomplished submission specialist looking to use his grappling wizardry in an effort to show the world why he is the top dog in PFL’s featherweight ranks. A professional since May 2011 and representing Xtreme Couture, Lance Palmer owns a 14-3 record in 17 career bouts as a professional comprised of eight submissions and six decisions. Palmer has competed for Professional Fighters League, World Series of Fighting and RFA.
In his MMA debut, he submitted Emilio Gonzales via rear naked choke in the first round. Palmer defeated Chris David via unanimous decision at Fight for Wrestling 4. Then at Showdown Fights 6 Breakout, he submitted Jordan Chandler in the second round via arm triangle choke. Palmer defeated his next four opponents that included wins over Jon Washington and Jared Downing. For his second outing with World Series of Fighting at WSOF 10, he submitted Nick LoBosco via rear naked choke in the first round. Palmer also tapped out Rick Glenn via rear naked choke in the third round at WSOF 16. For the main event of WSOF 21, he submitted Chris Horodecki in round one. At WSOF 32 Palmer defeated Alexandre Almeida via majority decision. He also defeated UFC veteran Steven Siler via unanimous decision at PFL Everett.
For his debut outing with Professional Fighters League at PFL 1, Palmer tapped out Bekbulat Magomedov via rear naked choke in the second round. In the headlining event of PFL 4, he submitted Jumabieke Tuerxun in round three to win his third fight in a row. This vaunted submission specialist is definitely coming up aces!