Across The Pond Profile: Donovan Beard of Off The Chain MMA

Across The Pond Profile: Donovan Beard of Off The Chain MMA

Making it onto Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series is only half the battle for those that are seeking a spot on the most hallowed roster in all of the sports. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will meet a boar of hardened diamonds ready to become the prized jewel in the land of the razorbacks. A professional mixed martial artist since November 2020 and representing Off The Chain MMA, Donovan Beard holds a 7-2 record through nine bouts comprised of three submissions, two knockouts, and two decisions. Beard appeared on week 10 during season six of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series in 2022. He has fought for various promotions over the course of his career as a pro-MMA fighter including Cage Fury Fighting Championships. Beard has finished five out of his seven wins during his time in the professional ranks. He has gone to the scorecards twice during his pro career, sweeping them clean across the board both times.

In his MMA debut at AKA Rite Of Passage 12, he defeated Jessie Henry via unanimous decision. Beard also defeated Kendon Smallwood via a unanimous decision at Peak Fighting 8 Winter Storm. Then, he submitted Wesley Ledford via rear-naked choke in the second round. Beard tapped out Brandon Shavers in round one via rear-naked choke at AKA Rite Of Passage 16. He defeated William Walker via TKO in the third round. Beard defeated Tracy Hardy via TKO in round one at Peak Fighting 19.

In the main event of Cage Fury Fighting Championships 111, he submitted Miles Lee via triangle choke in the fourth round. The victory earned Beard the third submission win of his professional career. Beard also earned the Cage Fury Fighting Championships middleweight title in the process. At 7-2 with an ever-evolving set of tools inside the box. This boar of reddened fury will gore opponents if they decide to poke the bear!

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