Division one college athletics and making your own path in the world of MMA remain locked in a mutual embrace of respect where all parties involved reap the rewards of their individual success in a fighter’s career trajectory. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will meet a crusader of the corral painting Fury Fighting Championships shades of Oklahoma orange in tribute to the sooner state’s historic past. A professional mixed martial artist since June 2021 and representing Fortis MMA, Nick Piccininni holds an undefeated 5-0 record comprised of four submissions and one decision. The majority of Piccininni’s victories over the course of his career as a professional MMA fighter have been inside of two rounds. He has gone to the scorecards once during his time in the professional ranks sweeping them clean across the board on that occasion. Piccininni is 2-0 under the Fury Fighting Championship banner with two finishes under his belt in two appearances with the organization. He has four first-round finishes to go along with a single second-round finish in five appearances during his career as a professional mixed martial artist.
In his MMA debut at XFN 371, he submitted Chancey Wilson via rear-naked choke in round one. Piccininni also tapped out Joesph McCormick in the first round via arm-triangle choke at XFN 376. He defeated Shawn Gustafson via unanimous decision at XFN 381 to earn his first and only decision win as a professional. Then in his promotional debut with Fury Fighting Championship at Fury FC 72, he submitted Freddie Rodriguez via arm-triangle choke in round one.
In his second appearance with Fury Fighting Championship at Fury FC 83, Piccininni tapped out Victor Gonzalez in the second round via arm-triangle choke. The victory earned Piccininni the fourth submission win of his professional career in addition to back-to-back wins under the Fury Fighting Championship banner. He also extended his unbeaten streak to five in a row in the process. Piccininni is one cowboy that is extremely quick off the draw when a firearm is at hand!