Every fighter, whether they are a seasoned professional or green amateur has their reasons why they continue to push through the noise even at the hardest times under considerable strain in their lives with everything that is going on in the world today. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will meet a shepherd of serene Zen ready to deliver a victory for the Dakota faithful at Throne MMA on February 24 from the Spirit Lake Resort and Casino. A professional mixed martial artist since September 2013 and representing Boxing Gym Minot, Justin Likness owns a 5-7 record in 12 contests comprised of three knockouts and two submissions. He has fought for several promotions during his career in the professional ranks including King Of The Cage. Likness has a 100 percent finish rate and has never gone to the scorecards at any point over the course of his career as a professional MMA fighter. All five of his finishes during his time as a professional mixed martial artist have been inside of two rounds. Likness has spent his whole professional career in his home state of North Dakota.
At Turtle Mountain Throwdown 3, he defeated Curtis Hedibrink via technical knockout in the first round. Likness submitted Jeremy Suedel in round one via guillotine choke at Impact Fighting Championship 12, Then at Magic City Mayhem, he defeated Daniel Perez via TKO in round one. Likness tapped out Jarret Cook in the first round via rear-naked choke at KOTC Fighting Spirit to earn his second submission win as a professional.
At KOTC Bad Blood, he defeated Paul Patrick via technical knockout in the second round. The victory earned Likness the second knockout win of his professional career in addition to his fifth finish. He also picked up his fifth win overall as a professional career. Likness leads his flock in holy peace and angelic victory!