Across The Pond Profile: Bellator MMA fighter Jornel Lugo

Across The Pond Profile: Bellator MMA fighter Jornel Lugo

Striving to be the best that you possibly be is a trait that all athletes possess regardless of the sport. In today’s episode ofĀ Across The Pond,Ā you will be introduced to a bull shark of the sunny keys ripping through the opposition with the fierceness of a great white in Bellator MMA. A professional mixed martial artist since May 2019 and representingĀ American Top Team Palm Beach Gardens, Jornel LugoĀ owns an undefeated 7-0 professional record comprised of four decisions, two submissions, and one knockout. Lugo fought for CES MMA prior to making his promotional debut with Bellator MMA at Bellator 232 in October 2019. He is currently 4-0 under the banner of Bellator MMA, with one finish under in four appearances with the promotion. Lugo has gone to the scorecards four times over the course of his career as a pro-MMA fighter thus far. He has earned a finish in three out of his seven wins with three first-round finishes under his belt.

In his MMA debut at CES MMA 56, he submittedĀ Josh OxendineĀ in the first round. Lugo also defeatedĀ Harris BonfigloĀ via TKO in round one at CES MMA 58. Then in his promotional debut with Bellator MMA at Bellator 232, he defeatedĀ John DoumaĀ via unanimous decision. Lugo defeatedĀ Cortavious RomiousĀ via a split decision. At Bellator 252, he defeatedĀ Schyler SoothoĀ via unanimous decision. Lugo defeatedĀ Cass BellĀ via unanimous decision at Bellator 256.

At Bellator 265. he tapped outĀ Keith LeeĀ in the first round via a rear-naked choke. The win earned Lugo the second submission victory of his professional career. He also picked up victory number four under the banner of Bellator MMA in the process, At just 25 years of age and having yet to taste the bitter sting of defeat in the professional ranks, Lugo is one tidal wave that stikes with the force of a category five hurricane!

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