A star’s ascendance in the world of MMA can come fast and swift based on a host of factors including fight IQ and a strong finishing instinct. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will meet a loud lion whose echoing roar has the Cage Warriors featherweight division approaching with caution. A professional mixed martial artist since May 2018 and representing Revolution Martial Arts, Kingsley Crawford owns a 5-2 professional record in seven bouts comprised of two knockouts, two decisions and one submission. Crawford has fought for BAMMA, Cage Warriors and MTK MMA. He has finished three of his five victories as a pro-MMA fighter thus far in his tenure with all three of those finishes coming before the final bell and two of the five going the full distance.
In his MMA debut at MTK MMA 1, he knocked out Laith Alwan in the third round. Crawford also defeated Akonne Wanliss via unanimous decision in his sole outing with BAMMA at BAMMA Fight Night London. Then in his debut fight for Cage Warriors at Cage Warriors 98, he took on Antanas Jazbutis and defeated him via unanimous decision. At Cage Warriors 111 Crawford defeated Scott Butters via TKO in the second round to pick up his second knockout win as a professional.
For his next outing with Cage Warriors at Cage Warriors 113, he faced Lewis Monarch and went on tap him out in the second round via triangle choke. The win also secured Crawford the first submission victory of his professional career along with his third win under the banner of Cage Warriors. Exercise caution or this lion will pounce on top of you before you manage to take your first steps or even run to take off like a straight and true arrow in flight!