The road to earning a call-up from the UFC is paved with the stones of sacrifice. in today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will meet a serpent of ruthlessness whose master set of submission skills has him dispatching the opposition with snake-like speed. A professional mixed martial artist since March 2013 and representing Glory MMA and Fitness, Jason Witt owns an 18-6 record through 24 professional bouts comprised of eight submissions, six decisions, three knockouts, and a disqualification. Witt fought for numerous promotions including Legacy Fighting Alliance prior to debuting with the UFC in June 2020 at UFC On ESPN 12. He has secured a finish in 11 out of his 18 wins during his time as a pro-MMA fighter so far.
In his MMA debut, he submitted Henry Lindsey in the first round via a rear-naked choke. Witt also tapped out his next three foes that included wins over Nick Felix and Jeremy Small. Then at KCFA 14, he defeated Josh Tulley via unanimous decision. Witt defeated Ryan Dickson via TKO in round one at Global Warriors FC 2 Coming Home. He defeated Issac-Villie Flagg via disqualification in round three at Titan FC 34. At KCFA 21, Witt submitted Craig Eckelberg via rear-naked choke in the first round. AT Pyramid Fights 2, he tapped out Wade Johnson in round one via rear-naked choke. Witt knocked out Kenny Licea in the second round. He defeated his next two opponents via decision in Ty Freeman and Jake Lindsey. Witt defeated Mark Lemminger via TKO in round three at CFFC 13, He tapped out Ashkan Movari in the third round via rear-naked choke at LFA 50. He defeated his next three foes via decision that included victories over Zak Bucia and Cliff Wright.
In his second appearance with the UFC at UFC On ESPN Plus 39, Witt submitted Cole Williams via arm-triangle choke in the second round. The victory earned Witt the eighth submission win of his professional career along with his first UFC win. With slick floor skills and double-digit cage time, Witt is one warrior that lives and dies by a sword’s blade!