As MMA often does, there are promotions that need stable foundation roots before they earn their fighting wings. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will meet an authoritative assassin whose always on-time attacks have him making punctual deliveries in PFL MMA. A professional mixed martial artist since February 2019 and representing Sanford MMA, Dilano Taylor owns an 8-1 record through nine professional bouts comprised of four decisions, two knockouts, and two submissions. Taylor has fought for various promotions over the course of his career as a pro-MMA fighter including Titan Fighting Championship. He is currently 1-0 under the banner of PFL MMA, with one finish under his belt for the promotion. Taylor has finished four out of his eight victories during his time in the professional ranks. He has gone to the scorecards four times over the course of his pro career.
In his MMA debut at Action Fight League War at the Rock 1, he faced Derek Wilson and went on to defeat him via a majority decision. Taylor knocked out Hector Olazabal in round one at Combat Night pro 16. Then in his promotional debut with Titan Fighting Championship at Titan FC 64, he submitted Michael Lilly in the first round via rear-naked choke. Taylor tapped out Michael Cora in round one at Titan FC 66. At Titan FC 67, he defeated Lewis Gonzalez via unanimous decision. Taylor defeated Carlos Matos via unanimous decision in the main event of Titan FC 69. He defeated Marcus Edwards via a split decision in the headliner of Titan FC 73 to earn his fourth decision win as a professional.
In the second event of the PFL MMA Challenger Series, he defeated Mark Martin via TKO in the first round. The victory earned Taylor the second knockout win of his professional career. He also picked up win number one under the PFL banner in the process. When Taylor is out making the rounds, he only needs to ring the bell once!