For the French nation, turning the green light on MMA has led to a tidal wave of talent in the city of dazzling light. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will meet a firecracker of flame ready to burst onto Cage Warriors with an arsenal of high-powered weapons of force. A professional mixed martial artist since October 2015 and representing Obyfight, Yassine Belhadj owns a 7-3 record through 10 professional fights comprised of three knockouts, two submissions, and two decisions. Belhadj competed for promotions all across Europe prior to debuting with Cage Warriors at Cage Warriors 115 in September 2020. Belhadj has secured a finish in five out of his seven victories over the course of his journey as a pro-MMA fighter thus far and is currently 1-1 under the banner of Cage Warriors. Belhadj has been to the scorecards twice during his pro career.
At Octagon Fight Club 16, he defeated Arnaud Kherfallah via unanimous decision. Belhadj tapped out Kim Benzha via heel hook in the second round at European Beatdown 2. Then at European Beatdown 3, he defeated Faissal Harrar via TKO in round two. Belhadj defeated Lucas Ghidelli via TKO in the second round at SHC 12. He knocked out Armal Popal in round two at Lions Fighting Championship 7. Belhadj submitted Garik Shahbabyan at European Beatdown 6 in the second round via heel hook to pick up his second submission victory as a professional.
For his second outing with Cage Warriors at Cage Warriors 122, he defeated Tom Mearns via unanimous decision. The win earned Belhadj the second decision victory of his professional career along with victory number one under the banner of Cage Warriors in the process. At 7-3 with five finishes coupled with double-digit cage experience, Belhadj is a cannon primed for a thunderous explosion!
Yassine’s unanimous decision victory over Tom Mearns at Cage Warriors 122