A notable victory on the regional scene can often catch a major promotion’s attention and take a prospect that is on the cusp of breaking through and receive a knock that changes the career trajectory of a fighter’s path of vision overall. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will meet an anaconda of unquestionable constriction ready to slither into attack position as the latest bantamweight bloomer for Cage Warriors. A professional mixed martial artist since November 2017 and representing Sensei MMA, Bailey Gilbert holds an 8-4 record in 12 contests comprised of six submissions and two knockouts. Gilbert has fought for various organizations throughout his career as a professional MMA fighter including Golden Ticket Fight Promotions. He has finished all eight of his victories during his time in the professional ranks.
Gilbert submitted Luke Benjamin in the first round at Machine MMA 21. He also tapped out Andrew Murphy in round one via triangle choke at MTK MMA 3. Then at Golden Ticket Fight Promotions 15, Gilbert submitted Hoessin Ghorbani via triangle choke in the second round. He tapped out Rico Biggs in round one via inverted triangle choke at Golden Ticket Fight Promotions 17. At Golden Ticket Fight Promotions 18 Gilbert submitted Robbie Scott via arm-triangle choke in the second round. He tapped out Sam Bird in round one via arm-triangle choke in the main event of Unity Fighting Championship to earn his sixth submission win as a professional. Gilbert defeated Sebastian Koszarkski in round one in the main event of BFC 3 New Blood.
In the headliner of Golden Ticket Fight Promotions 21, he defeated Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series season six alumni Thomas Paull in the first round. The victory earned Gilbert the second knockout win of his professional career. With double-digit experience under his belt and the collective confidence to have courage when dealt an unfair hand, this youthful serpent can ruffle some feathers when provoked by competition’s spirit!