French MMA has always had a prominent place in the annals of Cage Warriors history. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will meet a freight train looking to fly the flag for his nation in the Cage Warriors welterweight division. A professional since December 2014 and representing MMA Factory, Alex Lohore owns a 17-4 record in 21 career bouts as a professional comprised of nine knockouts, five submissions and three decisions. Prior to making his debut with Cage Warriors in 2018, Lohore competed with various promotions in Europe including BAMMA, UCMMA and Bellator MMA.
In his MMA debut, he submitted Andrew Thalic via rear naked choke. Lohore defeated his next three opponents that included wins over Brendan Morgan and Aaron Brett. Then at UCMMA 45, he tapped out Nathan Gunn via guillotine choke in round one. Lohore defeated his next two foes via TKO in Martyn Harris and Martin Hudson. At UCMMA 47 he defeated Tom Wincott via unanimous decision. Lohore also defeated Josh Collins via unanimous decision at UCMMA 48. In the main event of Fightstar Championship 8, he submitted Harry Marple in round one via guillotine choke. Lohore also tapped out Collin Fletcher via rear naked choke in the second round in his debut appearance with Bellator MMA at Bellator 173. At Bellator 179 he knocked out Dan Vinni in round two. For his debut outing with BAMMA at BAMMA 31, Lohore knocked out Nathan Jones in the first round. He submitted Richard Kiely in the second round via kneebar at BAMMA 32. At Cage 44 Lohore defeated Olli Santalahti via unanimous decision.
In his debut appearance with Cage Warriors at Cage Warriors 98, he defeated Sam Boult via TKO in the second round. For his second outing with Cage Warriors at Cage Warriors 100 Lohore defeated fellow BAMMA veteran Tim Barnett via TKO in round one to earn back to victories with Cage Warriors. The win also earned Lohore his ninth knockout win as a professional. With 21 career bouts under his professional belt and having scored a finish in 14 out of his 17 pro wins, the fierceness burns bright for the lion of France!