The survival of the fittest mantra without a doubt rings clear as a bell across the MMA world. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will be introduced to two fierce lions whose lighting quick claws strike a tinge of overwhelming terror in the hearts of their opponents.
A professional since February 2018 and representing Fearless MMA, Jake Hadley owns a perfect 4-0 record comprised of two submissions, one knockout and one decision. Hadley has competed with EFC and Golden Ticket Fight Promotions and has managed to finish three of his four wins as a professional thusfar. In his MMA debut at Golden Ticket Fight Promotions 8, he defeated Daryl Grant via TKO in the first round. Then at Golden Ticket Fight Promotions 9, Hadley submitted Adrian Molenda in the first round via rear naked choke. He also tapped out Reece Street in round one via rear naked choke in his third and final appearance with Golden Ticket Fight Promotions at GTFP 10 to earn his second submission victory as a professional. For his debut outing with EFC at EFC 78, Hadley faced The Ultimate Fighter season 24 alumni Nkazimulo Zulu and defeated him via unanimous decision to secure his first win under the EFC banner. He also earned the first decision victory of his professional career in the process. Hadley also extended his unbeaten streak to four to begin his procession career. At 4-0 with a 75% finish rate, all it takes is one slip up for this lion to pounce on its prey!
A professional since May 2015 and representing Team Titan, Marcus Paul owns a 2-0 record with both of his professional wins coming via submission. Paul has competed with Cage Warriors and UCMMA. In his MMA debut at UCMMA 43, he submitted Michael Garrett via arm triangle choke in the first round. Paul also tapped out Maciej Gierszewski via rear naked choke in round one in his debut outing with Cage Warriors at Cage Warriors 86 to earn the second submission victory of his professional career. You will end up getting thunderstruck if you end up in this grappler’s web!