Dean Garnett and Lucas Corbage headline huge card at Hexagone MMA 8

On June 3, Hexagone MMA 8 will take centre stage at the Béziers Arena in France, featuring an incredible title fight.

Fresh off a stunning 20-second KO victory in Paris, Liverpudlian pioneer, Dean Garnett will have the opportunity to seize the biggest moment of his career when he headlines the bill at one of the most iconic venues in the country.

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After an extended period out of the cage due to a chain of injuries, the Brit captured global attention at Hexagone MMA 6.

Following the win, he instantly called for a shot at the belt, which off the back of such a destructive performance, the promotion had to oblige.

Away from competition, the featherweight has gone above and beyond to help those in the community, running a post-16 programme which gives students the opportunity to work towards a B-Tech. Through this, he’s helped young people with various difficulties develop their skills and focus their attention on a positive goal.

In addition, he’s guided explosive prospect, Mo Mokae,v from amazing achievements in IMMAF, all the way to the UFC. But now, he believes it’s his time to solidify his own legacy. But it won’t be easy, as his opponent packs a powerful punch.

Dean Garnett vs Lucas Corbage will fight for the strap at Hexagone MMA 8

Fighting out of Nova União Argentina, the 34-year-old comes from a fight team renowned for its Brazilian jiu-jitsu, attracting stars from around the world, such as José Aldo.

In an impressive career, ‘Lubera’ has showcased his dynamite hands and frightening ground game, bagging six first-round finishes.

Therefore, if Garnett takes his eyes off the ball, even just for a second, he could fall into the veteran’s trap.

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And if that wasn’t enough to get the juices flowing, the organisation have delivered the cherry on top of the cake with a cracking co-main event.

In news that will undoubtedly send French fans into raptures, new signing, Mehdi Ben Lakhdhar, has confirmed that he’s set to make his promotional debut.

The middleweight prospect has amassed a stunning undefeated record, showcasing his potential in organisations like Cage Warriors. And now he’s ready to embark on his journey towards the Hexagone MMA title.

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With innate charisma and an anime-inspired nickname, ‘The Last Uchiwa’ has generated tremendous interest from the public. However, it could all come tumbling down if he isn’t on his game when he faces Wanderson Barcelos.

‘Gago’, who fights out of Team Base MMA in Rio de Janeiro, has a history of ending fights in the first round, making him a very tough proposition for Lakhdhar.

The eagerly-anticipated card also features a collision between strawweight contenders, Karla Benitez and Stephanie Ielo Page. In addition, former WWE superstar, Jack Claffey is looking to make a statement against Yassin Chtatou.

You can buy tickets here.

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