When prospects strike it big in a promotion, everybody ends up being a winner. in today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will be introduced to the newest diamond of the islands who has the golden touch as LFA’S newest flyweight torcher. A professional mixed martial artist since April 2021 and representing Xtreme Couture, Braden Pagaoa holds a 3-1 record through four bouts comprised of two knockouts and one decision. Pagaoa has spent his entire tenure as a pro-MMA fighter with Legacy Fighting Alliance thus far. He is 3-1 under the LFA banner, with two finishes under his belt in four appearances with the promotion. Both of Pagaoa’s finishes during his time in the professional ranks have come inside two rounds. He has only gone to the scorecards a single time over the course of his pro career, sweeping them clean across the board in that instance. Pagaoa has one first-round finish to go along with a single second-round finish during his time as a professional mixed martial artist so far.
In his professional MMA debut and promotional debut with Legacy Fighting Alliance at LFA 105, he faced Josh Islas and went on to defeat him via TKO in the first round. Pagaoa knocked out Fredrico Flores in round two in his third outing with Legacy Fighting Alliance at LFA 124 to earn his second knockout win as a professional.
Then in the opening main card bout of LFA 140, he defeated Dillon Cox via unanimous decision. The win earned Pagaoa the first decision victory of his professional career. He also picked up win number three under the LFA banner in the process. With the flyweight division having a decorated history of delivering talents to the major leagues of MMA such as Bellator MMA or the UFC, Pagaoa is a volcanic dynamo that is primed for a five-star eruption!