Sometimes on Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series, there have been fighters who have stepped up on short notice and know how to impress. In today's episode of Across The Pond, you will meet a pacific hawk with a keen knack for the finish. A professional since September 2007 and representing Gracie Barra Portland and Vancouver Elite Martial Arts, Austin Springer holds an 11-3 record in 14 career bouts as a professional comprised of seven knockouts, two submissions and two decisions. Springer appeared on week two of season two of Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series in 2018 and has fought for various promotions including Bellator MMA and Titan FC.
The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), announced today that WBC Super Flyweight World Champion Srisaket Sor Rungvisai of Thailand and challenger Iran “MagnifiKO” Diaz of Mexico have both made the contracted weight limit at today’s official weigh-in and are expected to be ready for all the action which takes place this Saturday night. Srisaket tipped the scales officially at 52kgs (114.6lbs), while Diaz easily made weight for the first world title contest of his professional career at 52.1kgs (114.8lbs).
On October 6, The UFC will return to sin city with the biggest card in the promotion's history with UFC 229. In today's episode of Across The Pond, you will meet a scrappy southerner whose mastery at rising to the challenge when the stakes are at their highest makes him a darkhorse contender at 155 pounds.
Adam ‘The Love Doctor’ Proctor will meet Angelo Rubino on October 20th to add to what’s already one of the most stacked Cage Warriors cards of 2018, featuring a welterweight title fight and a featherweight title tournament.