Getting your first pro loss out of the way can be the hardest hurdle to overcome even for the highly touted. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will meet a lion of fire ready to show opponents just how hot his burn can truly be as he separates himself from the pack at featherweight in LFA. A professional mixed martial artist since October 2018 and representing Jackson-Wink MMA, Edwin Cooper Jr owns a 4-1 record through five professional bouts comprised of three knockouts and one decision. Cooper Jr has finished three out of his four victories during his time as a pro-MMA fighter so far and is currently 2-1 under the banner of Legacy Fighting Alliance. He has gone to the scorecards once during his career in the professional MMA ranks, sweeping the scorecards across the board in that instance. All three of Cooper Jr’s finishes during his pro career have come within the distance, with one first-round finish under his belt.
In his professional MMA debut at V3 Fights 70, he faced Kellen VanCamp and went on to defeat him via TKO in the third round. Cooper Jr also defeated Antowuan Mosley via TKO in the first round at Jackson-Wink fight night 5. Then in his second appearance with Legacy Fighting Alliance at LFA 94, he defeated Ethyn Ewing via unanimous decision to pick up his first and only decision victory as a professional along with his first win under the LFA banner.
For his third outing with Legacy Fighting Alliance at LFA 109, he defeated Robson Junior via TKO in the second round. The victory earned Cooper Jr the third knockout win of his professional career. He also picked up back-to-back victories under the banner of Legacy Fighting Alliance in the process. At 4-1 with a 75 percent finish rate, Cooper Jr is one king of the jungle whose presence of command sends foes running for the nearest cover that they can find!