As a fighter on the up and up in MMA, sometimes all you need is a chance. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will be introduced to a golden ute whose intense attacks are creating an avalanche of terror in XFC MMA at 25 years old. A professional mixed martial artist since January 2017 and representing Xcite, Carson Hardman owns a 9-2 record in 11 professional bouts comprised of six knockouts, two submissions, and one decision. Hardman has finished eight out of his nine victories in his career thus far as a professional mixed martial artist and has only gone to the scorecards once in his career. Hardman fought on the regional MMA scene in his home state of Utah prior to making his debut with XFC MMA in November 2020 at XFC 43.
In his MMA debut at SFFN 47, he defeated Josh Bateman via TKO in the first round. Hardman defeated his next three foes that included wins over Fransisco Alcantara and Kade Lindstrom. Then, he submitted Mike Jones via triangle choke in the second round. Hardman defeated Kerry Latimer via a split decision. He knocked out Craig Grove in round one at Steelfist fight night will to win. At Fierce FC New Era, Hardman knocked out Nathan Kearsley in the first round.
In his promotional debut with XFC MMA at XFC 43, he defeated Steven Newell via TKO in round one. The victory earned Hardman the sixth knockout win of his professional career. He also picked up victory number one under the banner of XFC MMA in the process. There is certainly a winter chill in the air when Hardman clubs opponents with his golden pickaxe!
Carson’s first-round TKO victory over Steven Newell at XFC 43 in the quarter-finals of the XFC MMA welterweight tournament