Ireland’s hottest MMA prospect has set his sight on following Conor Mc Gregor’s path to the top and he’s certainly on the right track. Ever since joining Bahrain’s renowned KHK MMA team, Gallagher has bagged a world title and three professional wins in less than 8 months.
” …. I train hard and i believe in my abilities….that i can do what i want when i get in there… “
On Saturday (Feb. 27, 2016), KHK’s James Gallagher A.K.A Strabanimal (3-0) went to war at BAMMA 24 inside the 3Arena, Dublin , Leinster , Ireland . In a dominant display of grappling, James easily earned a first round win in his promotional debut.
Gallagher (3-0) took Gerard Gilmore down 1 minute into the fight, outworked him as he smoothly transitioned to his back. He then sunk the rear naked choke and squeezed for the finish forcing the tap at 2.55 minutes into the first round.
” …There’s no dominant way like taking someone down , getting on top where he can’t hit me , but i can hit him , finish him with a submission and come out fresh.. “
This marked Gallagher’s 3rd professional win, all coming by way of submission in the first stanza. With Sheikh Khalid Bin Hamad’s incomparable support for KHK MMA fighters along with training at SBG with world class fighters under John Kavanagh, it’s a matter of time before this young prospect is thrust into the sport’s spotlight.