Homegrown Roots featuring Cage Warriors fighter Mads Burnell

Homegrown Roots featuring Cage Warriors fighter Mads Burnell

On March 9, Cage Warriors will once again grace Danish soil with Cage Warriors 103. In today’s episode ofĀ Across The Pond,Ā you will meet a grappling specialist looking to feast on home cooking. A professional since September 2013 and representingĀ Arte Suave, Mads BurnellĀ holds a 10-3 record in 13 career bouts as a professional comprised of six submissions and four decisions. Prior to making his debut appearance with Cage Warriors in 2018, Burnell competed with numerous promotions and was a three-time veteran of the UFC. He is currently 1-0 under the Cage Warriors banner.

In his MMA debut at EMMA 6 The Real Deal, he submitted Aleksander SredanovicĀ in the first round via anaconda choke. Burnell also tapped outĀ Ali Selcuk Ayin via brabo choke in round one. He defeated his next three opponents that included victories over Hyram Rodriguez and Nasir Aoubi. At Ice FC 12, Burnell defeatedĀ Emerik Youmbi via unanimous decision. In the co-main event of MMA Galla, he submittedĀ Anthony RiggioĀ via Japanese necktie in the first round. Burnell also tapped outĀ Fernando Duarte via Japanese necktie in round one in the main event of SOMMA 2. In his second appearance with the UFC at UFN 124, he defeated Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series season one alumniĀ Mike Santiago via unanimous decision to earn his sole victory while he was with the UFC.

In his debut outing with Cage Warriors at Cage Warriors 99 in Colchester, Burnell faced Polish knockout artistĀ Lukasz RajewskiĀ and tapped him out via rear naked choke in the first round to secure his first win under the Cage Warriors banner. The victory also earned him his sixth submission win as a professional in the process. At Cage Warriors 103 on March 9, Burnell will look for his second victory following his release from the UFC when he faces off withĀ Ahmed VilaĀ in a featherweight battle. Good luck Mads!

 

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