Under Scott Coker’s steerage, Bellator MMA continues to mine through the ranks in hopes of striking prospect gold. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will be introduced to a northern eagle ready to bask in the searing starlight as the next great Canadian import for Bellator MMA at lightweight. A professional mixed martial artist since December 2017 and representing Gipson’s MMA, Lance Gipson Jr holds an undefeated 4-0 professional record comprised of two knockouts, one submission, and one decision. Gipson Jr has finished three out of his four victories with three first-round finishes under his belt and is currently 2-0 under the banner of Bellator MMA. with one finish so far. The bulk of Gipson Jr’s wins over the duration of his journey as a pro-MMA fighter thus far have come before the conclusion of the opening round in the space of fewer than five minutes. He has only gone to the scorecards once during his pro career, winning via decision across the board.
In his MMA debut at Primus FC, he faced Sterling Lentz and went on to submit him via a rear-naked choke in the first round. Gipson Jr defeated Myles Merola via TKO in round one at Mamba MMA fight night 6, Then in his promotional debut with Bellator MMA at Bellator 232, he knocked out Dominic Jones in the first round to pick up his second knockout win as a professional.
For his sophomore outing with Bellator MMA at Bellator 257, Gipson Jr defeated Marcus Surin via unanimous decision. The win earned Gipson Jr the first decision victory of his professional career. He also picked up back-to-back wins under the banner of Bellator MMA in the process At 4-0 and 26 years young, this eagle is soaring through the sport with destruction trailing in his wake with the haze of rage yet to abait!