Leadership is the key to unlocking a fighter’s success. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will be introduced to a ram of the arch whose horns of grit have speared unsuspecting prey like a spider ensnaring a fly into a sticky web. A professional mixed martial artist since July 2010 and representing St Charles MMA and BJJ, EJ Brooks owns a 14-6 record through 20 professional bouts comprised of 10 decisions, three submissions, and one knockout. Brooks has fought for many promotions over the course of his journey in the professional ranks including ACB, Titan FC, and Bellator MMA. He has finished four out of his 14 wins over the course of his career as a pro-MMA fighter, Brooks has made it onto the scorecards 10 times over the course of his tenure in the professional ranks.
in his MMA debut, he defeated Eric Kriegermeier via a split decision. Brooks tapped out his next two opponents in Matt Rider and Evian Rodriguez. Then in his promotional debut with Bellator MMA at Bellator 53, he defeated Greg Scott via TKO in the second round. Brooks defeated Willian De Souza via unanimous decision at Bellator 56. He defeated his next three foes that included wins over Todd Moore and Kevin Hackney. Brooks defeated Ben Egli via unanimous decision at Titan FC 37. At Victory FC 56, he defeated Dakota Cochrane via unanimous decision. Brooks defeated Brazil’s Guilherme Vasconcelos via unanimous decision at Bellator 181. At ACB 85. he defeated Husein Kushagov via split decision, Brooks defeated two time veteran of the UFC Steve Kennedy via unanimous decision at ACB 88.
At Fighting Alliance Championship 5, he tapped out Derek Holly via brabo choke in the third round. The win earned Brooks the third submission victory of his professional career. With double-digit cage experience under his belt, Brooks is one ram whose horns seem to grow sharper with age!