Julius Anglickas, 28 year old LFA Light Heavyweight Champion is fighting Karl Reed for the first fight on WEEK 8 of the Contender Series. Anglickas looking to be the next fighter on the Contender Series to get signed and go on to be a rising star for the UFC. Before fighting for the UFC needs to impress Dana White, Mick Maynard and Sean Shelby.
Anglickas being the LFA Light Heavyweight Champion is real achievement but a better achievement is becoming a UFC fighter. Especially an immigrant from Lithuania.
Fellow Lithuanians Marius Zaromskis (Dream welterweight champion) and Rose Namajunas (UFC strawweight contender) have had great success in MMA, something that has helped motivate Anglickas.http://www.knucklejunkies.com/articles/The_Next_Big_Thing_Julius_Anglickas.php
“Hopefully I’ll get to throw my flag out there on the big stage and get to represent Lithuania one day.” Anglickas said.
Anglickas being the LFA Light Heavyweight Champion, 100 % finish rate, Five fight winning streak can definitely beat Karl Reed.. Hopefully he does and knockout Reed!! Impressing Dana White enough to get signed by the UFC and become a future Light Heavyweight Champion.