Its fight week and Luke ‘The Gent’ Trainer (7-1) has his sights firmly set on making it 3 wins in a row this weekend against Laurynas Urbonavicius at Bellator 299 in Dublin, Ireland.
Luke has been grinding in the gym, making sure all aspects of his game are as sharp as possible for his upcoming bought against a tough opponent. The man they call ‘Captain Lithuania’ is 14-1 coming into his Bellator debut.
All eyes are on The Gent after he dispatched Sullivan Cauley with ease at Bellator 293. Cauley was dubbed the next big thing and few gave Luke a chance but we all knew they would underestimate the brits grappling abilities. With the win Trainer proved that he is a whole MMA fighter with vicious ground & pound and a tricky submission game, under the tutelage of one GBTT’s own Ashley ‘White Wolf’ Grimshaw.
The show in Dublin will be headlined by undefeated Middleweight Champion Johnny Eblen (13-0) taking on rising UK star Fabian Edwards (12-2) However we will only have eyes for one fight, that’s seeing Luke make it 3 in a row and start making his claim for title contention in the light heavyweight division.
Bellator 299 will air Live on BBC Iplayer with the main card starting at 9pm