With the right people in a fighter’s corner, they can shock the world and capture the hearts of the MMA community and nation on any given night. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will be introduced to a San Antonio shining star whose sharp-edged knockout power coupled with slick prowess on the ground makes sure his deadly aim never misses the mark. A professional since August 2015 and representing Brazilian Top Team San Antonio, Anthony Ivy owns an 8-2 record in 10 career professional bouts comprised of five knockouts and three submissions. Ivy is the current Warrior Xtreme welterweight champion and has gone on to finish all eight of his professional victories. He has also fought for Fury FC, Legacy Fighting Alliance and Bellator MMA.
In his MMA debut at Rocks Xtreme MMA 16, Ivy faced Peyton Burns and went on to knock him out in the second round. He also knocked out Jessie Almaraz in the first round in his lone outing with RFA at RFA 41. Ivy submitted Arthur Ashton via rear-naked choke in round one in his only appearance with Legacy Fighting Alliance at LFA 6. He also tapped out Derrick Ageday via triangle choke in the first round at Fury Fighting Championship 23. At Fury FC 26 Ivy faced Washington Luiz and submitted him in the second round via kneebar to pick up his third submission win as a professional. He defeated Aaron Reeves via TKO in round three in the main event of Fury Fighting Championship 30. In the Fury FC 33 headliner, Ivy faced a familiar foe in Jason Langellier and went on to defeat him via TKO in the second round.
In the main event of Warrior Wednesday 7, he defeated Willis Black via TKO in the fourth round to become the Warrior Xtreme welterweight champion. The win also earned Ivy the fifth knockout victory of his professional career. The mighty force of a thousand rivers is flowing forever strong inside this silver stared gunslinger!