Making an appearance on Dana White’s Contender Series on August 16th. Many fans might not be familiar with the UK star Thomas Paull. Here is a bit about the ”Juggernaut” to get you introduced.
On the show, he will be taking on Argentina’s Esteban Ribovics. 10-0 Esteban is a tough fighter, who has finished all ten of his wins. An equal five submissions and KO/TKO’s. This fight will headline the bill and for good reason. It will be a banger.
Take of the Tape
Thomas Paull’s most recent fights have been at Lightweight. This is where his DWCS fight will take place. Early in his career he has also fought at Welterweight and even as high as Middleweight in his first two outings.
At 27 years old he is still young and just entering his MMA prime. Standing at 5’ 7” he is relatively short for the weight class but he doesn’t let this impact his performances.
He fights out of the Underground Fight Team gym based in London. Full of plenty of up-and-coming UK talent he seems to be in the right place.
His Record and Fighting Style
His current professional record sits at 11-3. Riding an impressive three-fight winning streak, his last performance saw him earn the GTFP Lightweight title. This was his second title as he also held the RFC Lightweight strap.
An extremely explosive fighter of his 11 wins, all 11 have come via way of KO/TKO. Most have come early in round one, with his quickest victory being just 14 seconds. He isn’t just a one-round fighter though, he remains dangerous throughout the fight. Holding both second and third-round finishes to prove it.
A powerful man, he can put your lights out with one punch, or grind you down till you wilt and quit. Having both wins on the feet and the mat. Thomas Paull can hit you and hurt you everywhere.
What Makes Paull Even More Unique
Not only is Thomas Paull one of the hottest UK fighters and one hell of a talent. He is also fighting without the ability to hear. Yes, despite all his in-cage success he is deaf. Showing the UK that you can’t let the challenges life throws at you stop you. He has gone on to achieve great things despite his disadvantages.
If he manages to secure a contract. He will join former Light Heavyweight Matt Hamill, and current Flyweight contender Askar Askarov as deaf competitors in the UFC. Looking to break into the UFC and show the world that life is what you make it. Thomas Paull has all the tools to be a star.
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