Putting on the yellow gloves for Cage Warriors is the pinnacle of many of the United Kingdom’s past and present wave of generational stars. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will meet the newest member of the 2024 signing class ready to trumpet his arrival in fine style on March 16 from the BEC Arena at Cage Warriors 168 as he throws his hat into the middleweight race. A professional mixed martial artist since February 2019 and representing Range Martial Arts Academy, Craig Rawlins owns a 5-3 record in eight contests comprised of three knockouts and two submissions. He has fought for several promotions during his time in the professional MMA ranks including Raged UK MMA and Golden Ticket Fight Promotions. Rawlins has finished all five of his victories over the course of his career as a professional MMA fighter with a finish rate of 100 percent to show for it. All of Rawlins wins during his career as a professional mixed martial artist have come inside the distance.
At Raged UK MMA 10, he faced Matthew Davies and went on to submit him via rear-naked choke in the first round. Rawlins defeated Dom Colossus via technical knockout in round one at Raged UK MMA 14. Then at Raged UK MMA 15, he defeated Adam Chetnik via TKO in the first round. Rawlins defeated Miroslav Hladky via technical knockout in round one at Colosseum Fight Night 2 to secure his third knockout win as a professional.
In the main event of Raged UK MMA 17, he submitted Matthew Holland in round one via guillotine choke. The victory scored Rawlins the second submission win of his professional career. He also picked up his fifth win overall as a professional in the process. With the savvy of a wise veteran at 31 years of age, Rawlins makes certain the point gets driven home like a hammer striking nails with master craftsmanship!