UK MMA has some unbelievable talents that are continuing to make headlines. Names include Tom Aspinal, Leon Edwards, Arnold Allen, and Paul Craig; athletes who are climbing the rankings and are in discussion for title eliminators title shots in their respective divisions.
We will take a look into those UK MMA prospects who still have their 0 intact!
UK MMA Undefeated Prospects
Jack “Tank” Shore (16-0, welsh)
We previously touched on Jack fighting under the Cage Warriors banner, where he has fought ten of his professional fights, winning all of them. Shore picked up the CWFC bantamweight championship at CW 100, then defended it at CW 104. Shore took his record at the time to 11-0 before moving onto the UFC.
At this point in his career, he has won all five fights in the UFC, with the latest being a back and forth fight against Timor Valiev in which he had a very strong third round, dropping Valiev and controlling, where he went on to win by UD at UFC fight night: Volkov vs Aspinal.
Lerone “The Miracle” Murphy (11-0-1, English)
Murphy is mainly a striker, whilst having a blue belt in Brazilian Jui-Jitsu, predominantly winning fights via KO/TKO. Before joining the UFC, he was 8-0 with winning his last fight prior at Full Contact Contender 23 via TKO in the first round to win the FCC featherweight championship.
Since joining the UFC, the Miracle has had some very tough fights, with his first fight ending as a split draw against Zubaira Tukhugov. He then went on to win his next three fights via TKO in the first against Ricardo Ramos, UD against Douglas Silva de Andrade, and KO’ing Makwan Amirkani in the second round. Hopefully, we see him back in the UFC soon with his dynamic striking.
Jack Cartwright (10-0, English)
A fighter currently under the Cage Warriors promotion where he has had and won five fights in various ways, including KO, submission, decision, and his latest DQ, coming at CW 121; where he defended his CW bantamweight title.
Before he ventured over to Cage Warriors, Cartwright had fought for other promotions, including Tankō fighting championships, Full Contact Contender, UK Fighting Championships, and Almighty Fighting Championships. Many fans are questioning when he will be heading over to the UFC. What’s next for the well-rounded high, pressure fighter?
Casey “King Casey” O’Neill (9-0, Scottish)
O’Neill is a well-rounded fighter with a variety of finishes stemming from the beginning of her career when she fought for Eternal MMA. On her debut, she won the Eternal MMA strawweight championship. Then defended it in her following bout at Eternal MMA 43 via first-round RNC before she was stripped in her following bout for slightly missing weight, though she won the bout.
Currently, she has had four fights in the UFC, beating Shana Dobson, Lara Procópio, Antonina Shevchenko, and most recently defeating the always tough Roxanne Modafferi. Still, very early in her career, huge things are expected as she continues to roll on. How far can she go?
Jake “White Kong” Hadley (8-0, English)
Hadley had fought for multiple promotions in his career. Starting at Golden Ticket Fight Promotions before moving to EFC, winning the worldwide flyweight championship in his only fight for the promotion. He then went to Bellator for a bout. Also, He enjoyed continued success at Cage Warriors, where he captured the CW flyweight championship.
He recently fought under Dana White’s contender series, where he won in the 2nd round via RNC. White Kong is set to fight Allen Nascimento to make his UFC debut next month.
Ian “The Future” Garry (9-0, Ireland)
“The Future” is an Irish welterweight who seems to have drawn inspiration from Ireland’s own Connor McGregor. Though he suggests he is completely on his own trajectory to head to the top in his own fashion. The first seven fights of Garry’s professional career were under the CW banner, winning his debut via UD before winning his next five consecutive fights with finishes in the first two rounds before he fought for and won the CW Welterweight championship.
At present, he has had two fights in the UFC, winning the first via 1st round KO. Garry most recently won on the featured bout on the preliminary card (UFC 273) against Darian Weeks via UD. The sky seems to be the limit for the 24-year old. How far can he propel himself?
Mohammed “The Punisher” Mokaev (6-0, 1NC, English)
The punished has spent the beginning of his professional career under the Brave CF and Celtic Champions promotions. He also had an exhibition bout that was won via TKO. It is known that Mokaev had an extensive amateur career also under an extensive collection of promotions including and not limited to IMMAF-WMMAA, WCFC, UK Fighting championships, and Tankō FC, where he has amassed a 30-fight win streak.
He recently made his hugely anticipated UFC debut against Cody Durden. On the night’s opening fight on the Fight Night: Volkov vs Aspinal card. he blew the roof off the arena. Muhammad won via Guillotine choke in under a minute, earning a performance of the night bonus. Massive things are expected for Mokaev, and he is set to be an unstoppable force at flyweight.
Out of our UK MMA list above, who do you think will remain undefeated the longest?
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