In News, What's On on 04/10/2012 at 16:03
Star Randy Couture (third from left) will be at the NEC for 'The MMA Show Live'
It has been confirmed that star of The Expendables and former 6-time UFC Champion Randy Couture will be attending Europe’s biggest ever MMA fan expo in Birmingham next month.
Randy Couture and the current UFC Lightweight Champion Ben Henderson have replaced Carlos Condit and Rashad Evans at The MMA Show Live being held on May 12th and 13th at The NEC in Birmingham. Read the rest of this entry »
In News, Reviews, What's On on 03/25/2012 at 08:15
Robert Baloo Truesdale lunges into Sam Mensa during BAMMA 9 in Birmingham
BAMMA, the British Association of Mixed Martial Arts, has announced the final fight results following a tense but invigorating BAMMA 9 tournament, which took place in the city’s National Indoor Arena on Saturday.
Reigning champion Tom ‘Kong’ Watson successfully defended his BAMMA middleweight title by scoring a second round TKO victory over Jack ‘The Hammer’ Marshman in the main event of the night. More results below…
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In News, What's On on 03/22/2012 at 17:00
Jack 'Hammer' Marshman Vs Tom 'Kong' Watson headline BAMMA 9
BAMMA, the British Mixed Martial Arts Association, is proud to announce the updated fight card for BAMMA 9: Watson vs. Marshman, which takes place at Birmingham’s National Indoor Arena this Saturday 24th March.
Misfortune has struck at the last hour, with both Fraser Opie and Matt Howard forced to withdraw from their scheduled fights due to injuries sustained during the last leg of training. Read the rest of this entry »
In News, What's On on 03/20/2012 at 09:03
Matt Ewin replaces Nick Nembhard at this weekend's BAMMA 9 tournament in Birmingham
BAMMA, Europe’s leading Mixed Martial Arts promotion, has announced two major changes in the BAMMA 9 fight card that see Matt Ewin replace Nick Nembhard; and Mark Tucker replace Lewis Long.
Matt Ewin will be stepping in to face Leeroy Barnes; while Tucker is set to confront Tom Breese. Read the rest of this entry »
In Competitions, News, What's On on 03/10/2012 at 11:25
BAMMA is returning to the Birmingham NIA following a sell-out show last year. Photograph: Will Gregson
BAMMA (The British Association of Mixed Martial Arts) will be returning to its spiritual home for its ninth event, to be held at the NIA Arena in Birmingham.
In what is promising to be the most explosive fight card yet in the series, BAMMA 9 will be featuring the top British and International MMA fighters for a night of pure adrenaline fueled entertainment.
It was at the NIA Arena in September last year that the epic BAMMA 7 cemented BAMMA’s reputation as the top MMA Promotion in Europe, after attracting close to a million viewers. Read the rest of this entry »
In News, What's On on 03/03/2012 at 11:12
Antanas Jazbutis replaces Chris Fishgold for BAMMA 9
A change in the line-up for forthcoming British mixed martial arts tournament BAMMA 9 has been announced, following an fighter injury.
Antanas Jazbutis will now be replacing Chris Fishgold to face ex-Marine, Dale Hardiman, in the Lightweight bout taking place at BAMMA 9 on 24th March at Birmingham’s National Indoor Arena. Read the rest of this entry »
In News on 09/09/2011 at 17:32
Paul "Semtex" Daley was a staggering six pounds overweight
With only one night to go before the big BAMMA 7 event, the official weigh-in took place this afternoon at the NIA’s Olympia Suite in Birmingham.
To the dismay of officials, Paul Daley failed to make weight for the sixth time in three years. The 28-year-old former UFC welterweight contender came in at 176 pounds, excessively over the 170 pound limit and went on to refuse an offer to lose the extra weight within two hours. Despite citing a ‘sauna issue’ in protest to present journalists, the weight discrepancy will cost Daley a percentage of his final fee.
BAMMA official Liam Fisher, Head of Business Development, confirmed a sauna malfunction in the fighters’ hotel as the main cause for several missed weights – many of which were later rectified within the remaining two-hour allowance period. Read the rest of this entry »
In Interviews on 08/27/2011 at 18:06
MMA fighter Fraser Opie
Opening the upcoming BAMMA 7 card at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham is a light heavyweight tilt that promises certain fireworks, as former pro kickboxer Fraser Opie takes on once beaten judo specialist Robert Krecicki in a classic striker vs. grappler contest.
A pro for the last two years, Fraser is surely one of the most prolific fighters on the card, having fought twelve times since 2009, notching up a record of 7-5. An ex bodybuilder, Fraser took up kickboxing at Lee Asdale’s SSJ Gym in Milton Keynes in 2006 to improve his cardiovascular conditioning. Read the rest of this entry »