Across The Pond Profile: UFC fighter AJ Fletcher

Across The Pond Profile: UFC fighter AJ Fletcher

If you want to earn a UFC contract on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series, a highlight-reel finish is an answer. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will meet a Bengal tiger of the swamp whose roar of big easy pride has him ready for the hunt at welterweight under the bright lights of the UFC stage. A professional mixed martial artist since May 2019 and representingĀ Gladiators Academy, AJ FletcherĀ owns an undefeated 9-0 professional record comprised of four submissions, four knockouts, and one decision. Fletcher secured his contract from the UFC on the opening week during season five of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series in 2021. He has finished eight out of his nine victories during his career as a pro-MMA fighter so far.

In his MMA debut at FFC 4, he defeatedĀ Dan StreetĀ via TKO in the third round. Fletcher also defeated his next two foes inĀ Tyler SmithĀ andĀ David Armas.Ā He defeatedĀ Dahlen WilsonĀ via TKO in round three at Atlas Fights 38. Then at Atlas Fights 55, Fletcher tapped out Christopher AnthonyĀ via rear-naked choke in the first round. At Atlas Fights 57, he submittedĀ James Freeman in round one via rear-naked choke. Fletcher tapped outĀ Wesley GoldenĀ via arm-triangle choke in the first round at Ikon Fighting Federation 5. At AKA Rite Of Passage 14, he submittedĀ Angel JuarezĀ in round one via rear-naked choke to pick up his fourth submission as a professional.

In the opening bout of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series week one of season five, he knocked outĀ Leonandro DamianiĀ in the first round. The win earned Fletcher the fourth knockout victory of his professional career, He also picked up a UFC contract in the process. At 9-0 with eight finishes, alarm bells are ringing with bayou spice when this tiger enters the fray!

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