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    Default Absolute Combat: Proving Ground Saturday May 23rd



    Absolute Combat Scotland’s Newest Mixed Martial Arts promotion heads to Scotland’s capital city for its first event.

    Absolute Combat: Proving Ground, will take place at the prestigious Meadowbank Sports Centre on Saturday 23rd May 2009.

    Meadowbank Sports Centre is proven to be a great venue for combat sports hosting many Muay Thai events and boxing bouts Such as Alex Arthur vs. Michael Gomez.

    The Proving Ground line-up is already taking shape and we are pleased to announce European no.1 Paul McVeigh will be headlining the show versus Brazilian Marcelo Costa (4-1). This BJJ black belt resident in Switzerland is coming off a KO victory over Swedish star Musse Hassellval.

    The card will feature the Scotlands top fighters and our hottest prospects, such as: Paul Reed (Euro ranked No.8), Middleweights James Mair and Allan Love. Also fighting will be Scotland’s top welterweight John Quinn and the explosive youngster Graham “Afterburner” Turner. With more exciting domestic and international bouts to confirmed.

    Confirmed Bouts so far(All pro unless stated):

    Paul McVeigh (Dinky Ninja Fight Team, Ireland)
    Vs.
    Marcelo Costa (Brazil)

    Featherweight
    Paul Reed (Olympians MMA, Scotland)
    Vs.
    Fred Fernandez (Team Fernandez, France)

    Middleweight
    James Mair (Alba Dornadair, Scotland)
    Vs.
    Tom Haddock (EFR Fight Team, Ireland)

    Welterweight
    John Quinn (Dinky Ninja Fight Team, Scotland)
    Vs.
    Paul Jenkins (Dogs of War, Wales)

    Welterweight
    Colin Baxter (Hostile Territory, Scotland)
    Vs.
    Matt Inman (SBG UK, England)

    Middleweight
    Allan Love (Dinky Ninja Fight Team, Scotland)
    Vs.
    Mark O’Toole (EFR Fight Team, Ireland)

    Welterweight
    Joe Nugent (Team Viper, Scotland)
    Vs.
    Rob Mills (Knuckledraggers, England)

    B Class Featherweight
    Michael Wiseman (Hostile Territory)
    Vs.
    Peter Wilson (EFR Fight Team, Ireland)

    B Class Lightweight
    Adam Stevenson (Hostile Territory)
    Vs.
    Mark Comiskey (SBG, Ireland)

    B Class 73KG
    Jordan Smith (Griphouse)
    Vs.
    Chris Carmichael (Team Viper)

    Semi Pro Lightweight
    Biodun Ogemyemi (Griphouse/Dinky Ninja Fight Team)
    Vs
    Craig Thompson (Headhunters MMA)

    Semi pro Middleweight
    Bryan Thomson (Rick Youngs Academy)
    Vs.
    Ash Illingworth (Evolution MMA)

    Semi Pro 74KG
    Robert Whiteford (Hostile Territory)
    Vs.
    William Maryniak (Duel Samurai)

    Semi Pro Welterweight
    Steven Sutherland (Team Volcano)
    Vs.
    William Miller ( Knuckkledraggers MMA)

    Absolute Combat: Proving Ground will start at 5pm with the first bout scheduled to start at 6pm. Tickets are already on sale from Meadowbank Sports Centre and www.tickets-scotland.com. Or alternatively call our credit card hotline on 0870 220 1116 for tickets. Tickets will also be directly available from the fighters competing on the event. Seating is unreserved apart from the Close to Ringside.

    Tickets are separated into 2 bands, Close to Ringside (35) and Standard Admission (25).

    For regular updates on the event, check out the website:

    www.absolute-combat.co.uk, which will be live soon and updated regularly as the event develops.
    Last edited by AbsoluteCombat; 28-04-2009 at 10:23 AM.
    Absolute Combat 3
    01-05-2010
    Meadowbank Sports Centre
    Edinburgh

    www.absolute-combat.co.uk

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    Thats a monster card !!!!!

    Are they all pro fights? looking forward to this, great to see colin baxter in there i would have paid just to see that.

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    last two are B class pro mate, still more to be added as well.
    Absolute Combat 3
    01-05-2010
    Meadowbank Sports Centre
    Edinburgh

    www.absolute-combat.co.uk

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    thats mental good, if that card does not sell the show out there is no justice.

    Just went to buy ring side seat but cant do it online, can they only be bought from fighters?
    Last edited by underdog; 10-03-2009 at 05:29 PM.

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    DNFT to win all their bouts. This card is interesting might convince some friends to check it out.

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    Nice Work-Look's wicked.

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    Can't wait for this!
    Wish i was on it lol

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    Excellent card, def be going to this
    Its not the size of the boat.....Its the motion of the ocean.

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    only standard admission tickets can be purchased online.

    Close to ringside tickets can be purchased through fighters or by contacting the promotions team directly.

    info@absolute-combat.co.uk
    Absolute Combat 3
    01-05-2010
    Meadowbank Sports Centre
    Edinburgh

    www.absolute-combat.co.uk

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    great card

    great platform for scottish mma

    good luck to all the ninja's

    looking foward to reedy v fred the grudge match

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