Cage Warriors undisputed flyweight champion, Jake ‘White Kong’ Hadley is about to function on Dana White’s Contender Sequence on September twenty first. — as he tackles Jungle Struggle gold holder, Kledyson ‘KR’ Rodrigues in a bid to earn a contract with the UFC. The occasion is scheduled to happen on the UFC Apex facility.
Hadley, undefeated as an expert with a 7-0 file, captured the undisputed Cage Warriors flyweight championship again in December last year, handing the then-undefeated titleholder, Luke Shanks a unanimous determination loss. Ever because the victory, Hadley had been linked to a transition to the UFC, and on September twenty first. — he’ll get the chance to land beneath the promotion’s banner.
For the 6-1 skilled, Rodrigues he claimed the vacant Jungle Struggle flyweight championship final October in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil — submitting the undefeated, Crew Nogueira trainee, Eduardo Henrique da Silva with a rear-naked choke.
Birmingham native, Hadley featured twice beneath the Graham Boylan-led Cage Warriors banner twice, taking a primary spherical knockout win over Shadjidul Haque previous to his unanimous judging, title-clinching effort in opposition to Shanks.
Previous to his transient run with Cage Warriors, Hadley managed a 3rd spherical rear-naked choke over Straight Blast Gymnasium mainstay, Blaine O’Driscoll beneath the Bellator banner. From his seven skilled triumphs, Hadley has taken three knockout wins to go together with an extra two submission stoppages.
Hadley’s administration agency, Paradigm Sports activities confirmed the information of his function on Dana White’s Contender Sequence in September, posting on their official Twitter account.
“It’s official. Jack Hadley (@JakeHadleyMMA) will face Kleydson Rodrigues in a flyweight bout on Dana White’s Tuesday Night time Contender Sequence on September 21. #DWTNCS #GP.“