Across The Pond Profile: Jack Tucker of The MAT Academy Wales

The Welsh dragon has been extremely well represented on the UK MMA scene throughout the years thanks to stars like Brett Johns and Jack Shore keeping the home fires burning to inspire future generations to chase after their athletic dreams no matter how high the ceiling reaches. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will be introduced to the latest flame carrier ready to usher in a new dawn for Wales at welterweight. A professional mixed martial artist since November 2021 and representing The MAT Academy Wales, Jack Tucker owns a 2-1 record with both of his victories over the course of his career in the professional MMA ranks coming via decision. He has fought for several promotions during his time as a professional MMA fighter including Budo Fighting Championships and Cage Warriors. Tucker has gone to the scorecards twice during his professional career sweeping them clean across the board in both instances. Each of his wins during his time as a professional mixed martial artist have come via a unanimous verdict over a period of three rounds and a duration of 15 minutes. He is 1-0 under the Budo Fighting Championships banner. Tucker has spent the majority of his professional career in his home nation of Wales. Tucker also competed for Cage Warriors as an amateur prior to turning professional.

In his professional MMA debut, Tucker faced Ryan Willams and went on to defeat him via unanimous decision. Then in his promotional debut with Budo Fighting Championships on the main card of Budo Fighting Championships 64 he defeated Karol Michalak via unanimous decision. The win scored Tucker the second decision victory of his professional career along with his first win under the Budo Fighting Championships banner. He also secured his second victory overall as a professional in the process. When Tucker’s combative spark is lit, the flame burns bright!

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