Prospect-driven leagues are the foundational cornerstone of MMA’S long-term success for the fighters of tomorrow’s generation. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will be introduced to a hound of unquestionable appetite feasting on the competition in Bellator MMA’S middleweight division as the alpha dog. A professional mixed martial artist since February 2018 and representing London Shootfighters, Norbert Noveyni Jr owns an undefeated 6-0 record comprised of four submissions, one knockout and one decision. Noveyni Jr has spent the majority of his career as a professional MMA fighter with Bellator MMA. He has finished five out of his six victories during his time in the professional ranks with the bulk of those wins coming inside the distance. Noveyni Jr has gone to the scorecards once during his pro career, sweeping it cleanly across the board on that occasion. Noveyni Jr is 5-0 under the Bellator MMA banner, with four finishes under his belt in five appearances with the organization.
In his MMA debut at Ultimate Challenge MMA 54, he tapped out Ben Reeve in round one via rear-naked choke. Noveyni Jr also submitted Mehmet Yueksel via rear-naked choke in the first round in his promotional debut with Bellator MMA at Bellator 196. Then at Bellator 218, he tapped out Will Lavine in round two via arm-triangle choke. Noveyni Jr defeated Will Fleury via unanimous decision to earn his first and only decision win as a professional. At Bellator 247, he submitted Laid Zerhouni via triangle choke in the first round to pick up his fourth submission victory as a professional.
On the preliminary card of Bellator 291, he defeated Andy Manzolo via technical knockout in round one. The win earned Noveyni Jr the first knockout victory of his professional career in addition to securing win number five under the Bellator MMA banner. He also extended his unbeaten streak to six to begin his pro career in the process. Noveyni Jr is one hound opponents dread nipping at their heels!