Overcoming adversity can make the struggles and sacrifices all but worth it when victory’s horn blows in triumph to signal a prospect’s arrival. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will meet a strongman of sizeable force ready to outmuscle the opposition at light heavyweight and prove strength is not the only thing that matters for Cage Warriors. A professional mixed martial artist since July 2014 and representing Blackledge MMA, Andrew Clamp holds a 11-2-1 record in 13 appearances comprised of seven knockouts, three submissions one decision and a no contest. The majority of Clamp’s victories over the course of his career as a professional MMA fighter have been inside the distance. Clamp fought for numerous organizations including Full Contact Contender prior to debuting with Cage Warriors at Cage Warriors 146 in November 2022. He has finished 10 out of his 11 wins during his time in the professional ranks.
In his MMA debut at ICE Fighting Championship 3, he defeated Jordan Thompson via technical knockout in round one. Clamp also defeated his next four opponents that included wins over Grant Hocking and Shaun Lomas. Then at ICE Fighting Championship 8, he defeated Callum Cook via TKO in the first round. Clamp defeated Nicolas Djurdjevic via technical knockout in round one at ICE Fighting Championship 13. He defeated Wilfried Edmund via unanimous decision at ICE Fighting Championship 18 to earn his first and only decision win as a professional. Clamp defeated Dan Konecke for the second time in the first round via rear-naked choke at Full Contact Contender 19. At Celtic Gladiator 19 Clamp tapped out Charles Andrade in round one via triangle choke.
At Full Contact Contender 29, he defeated Felix Poliandris via technical knockout in the first round. The victory earned Clamp the seventh knockout win of his professional career. Keep a good head on your shoulders otherwise Clamp will lock down and squeeze until the pressure pops opponents like balloons!