Across The Pond Profile: XFC MMA fighter LaRue Burley

Across The Pond Profile: XFC MMA fighter LaRue Burley

Peaks and valleys play a vital role in the professional and amateur MMA ranks. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will meet a wildcatter of the sun whose laser-like power has him feasting like a king in XFC MMA. A professional mixed martial artist since September 2012 and representingĀ Power MMA, LaRue Burley owns a 10-4 record in 14 pro bouts comprised of three submissions, three knockouts, and four decisions. Burley has fought for various promotions over the course of his career as a pro-MMA fighter including Legacy Fighting Alliance and Bellator MMA. He has finished six of his 10 victories in his tenure thus far as a professional mixed martial artist with two first-round finishes. He has made it on to the scorecards four times during his pro career.

In his MMA debut, he faced Kelley Oser and went on to defeat him via unanimous decision. Burley defeated Gabe Rivas via TKO in the first round at KOTC Regulators. Then in his promotional debut with Bellator MMA at Bellator 100, he defeated Bubba JenkinsĀ via TKO In round three. Burley defeatedĀ Cliff WrightĀ via unanimous decision at Bellator 117. At Bellator 126, he submittedĀ Raymond PinaĀ in the second round. Burley tapped outĀ TJ HepburnĀ in round one at RFA 25. He defeatedĀ Cedric MarksĀ via TKO in the third round at Horsepower promotions Fists Of Fury 11. Burley defeatedĀ Maycon MendoncaĀ via unanimous decision at LFA 24. At LFA 53, he defeatedĀ Manny VillarrealĀ via unanimous decision to pick up his fourth decision win as a professional.

At XFC 43, Burley submittedĀ Alejandro SanchezĀ in the third round. The victory earned Burley the third submission win of his professional career. With 14 fights under his professional belt, this solar sun catcher has held many a foe hostage at the prongs of a pitchfork!

Larue’s third-round submission win at XFC 43 over Alejandro Sanchez

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