Mixed Martial Arts is a physically gruelling sport that can take its toll on body and spirit. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will meet two hardened scrappers who can take a licking and keep on ticking.
Katy Collins – A professional since May 2015 and representing Branson Fight Club, Katy Collins owns a 7-5 record in 12 career bouts as a professional comprised of four knockouts, two submissions and one decision. Collins has fought for Bellator MMA, RFA and LFA. In her MMA debut, she defeated Katherine Farrow via TKO in the first round. Collins also defeated her next two opponents via TKO in Briannah Conatser and Katherine Farrow. In her debut outing with Bellator MMA at Bellator 157, she tapped out Michelle Pierce via armbar in round one. Collins also submitted Jamie Thorton via rear naked choke in the first round at Fight Hard MMA. Then at the final event for RFA at RFA 46, she defeated Mandy Polk via TKO in the second round. In her next appearance with Bellator MMA at Bellator 181 Collins defeated Brazil’s Bruna Vargas via unanimous decision. With an expansive range of promotional experience and techniques, ”Red Dragon” knows how to raise the heat up a level!
Amber Leibrock – A professional since July 2015 and representing CSA Gym, Amber Leibrock owns a 3-1 record in four career bouts as a professional comprised of two knockouts and one decision. Leibrock has fought for Invicta FC and Bellator MMA. In her MMA debut at Invicta FC 13, she knocked out Marina Shafir in the first round. For her next outing with Invicta FC at Invicta FC 19 Leibrock defeated Amy Coleman via TKO in round one. In her debut outing with Bellator MMA at Bellator 199, she defeated Janay Harding via unanimous decision. At Bellator 206 on September 29, Leibrock will face Arlene Blencowe in a featherweight contest. Good luck Amber!