Family ties are the glue that keep MMA fighters grounded even when they reach the peak of stardom. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will meet a Carolina shotgunner looking to silence the delta in the main event of CFFC 84 on September 17. A professional mixed martial artist since October 2015 and representing Revolution Mixed Martial Arts, Jered Scoggins holds a 9=1 professional record in 10 bouts comprised of five decisions and four knockouts. Scoggins has fought for several promotions in the arc of his MMA journey including Legacy Fighting Alliance. He has also competed with numerous regional MMA promotions in his home state of South Carolina including 864 Fighting Championship. He has earned a finish in four out of his nine victories during his time thus far as a pro-MMA fighter. Scoggins has made it on to the scorecards five times during his career as a professional mixed martial artist with all five of those wins going the full three rounds over a 15-minute period.
In his MMA debut at Warfare 14, he faced Rodney Jordan and went on to defeat him via TKO in the third round. Scoggins also defeated his next two opponents via TKO in Graeme Prue and Tayshawn Autry. Then, he defeated Marcus Levester via unanimous decision. Scoggins defeated Chachi Tabor via unanimous decision. In his only appearance with Legacy Fighting Alliance at LFA 8, he defeated Juan Puerta via unanimous decision. Scoggins defeated Cory Durden via unanimous decision in the main event of NFC 97. At 864 Fighting Championship fight 1 he defeated Dexter Wright via TKO in the first round to pick up his fourth knockout win as a professional. Scoggins defeated Ken Porter via unanimous decision. The win earned Scoggins the fifth decision victory of his professional career.
In the headliner of CFFC 84 on September 17, he will face Thomas Vasquez in a five-round affair for the CFFC bantamweight crown. Good luck Jered!