The German Heavyweight Markus “The Bavarian Lion” Grosse made an immediate impact in his professional MMA debut at Strike and Submit last weekend in the North East of England.
Rob Sinclair lost his OMMAC British Lightweight Title on Saturday night at OMMAC 2: Business As Usual. The bout between Sinclair and the unbeaten Paul Sass, was one of the most highly anticipated clashes of the year.
Sixteen teams began the season in the 2009 M-1 CHALLENGE PRESENTED BY AFFLICTION but now just two are left standing following Saturday’s semifinal playoff round at the Russian Sport Palace in Rostov on don, Russia.
This past Saturday saw the UK’s number 1 Amateur show AMMA FC hold it’s 8th event. The show run by Phil Watson and Marc Goddard has already seen numerous UK fighters rise from it’s ranks and move onto better things.
Team England face the mighty Russian Legion in the Semi Finals of the 2009 M-1 Challenge.
The 2009 M-1 CHALLENGE PRESENTED BY AFFLICTION began with 16 teams. On Sept. 26 in Rostov, Russia, the final four teams remaining in the M-1 Challenge will compete for the right to advance to the M-1 Challenge Championship Cup.
The UK MMA scene has been rocked ever since news leaked out late last week on FiveOuncesOfPain.com that Knuckle Up Promoter Matthew Hand was close to signing top UK Welterweights Jim Wallhead and Che Mills for his November 1st event.
The Warrior Promotions managed fighter Ross “The Real Deal” Pearson appeared on MMABay.co.uk for a special 1 hour chat.
Warrior Promotions Fighter Management are pleased to announce they have added to their extensive fighter roster with the signing of the German Heavyweight Markus “The Bavarian Lion” Grosse.
Team Russian Legion is locked and loaded as it ramps up for its run at the M-1 Challenge Championship Cup.
The popular US-based MMA news website FiveOuncesOfPain.com is reporting that a Welterweight bout between top UK prospects “Judo” Jim Wallhead and Che Mills is expected to take at Knuckle Up 3: Knuckle-Up At The Manor.
The UFC “Ultimate Fighter” season 9 contestant Martin Stapleton returned to action at Clash of Warriors in Nottingham and claimed a second British Lightweight Title in the process.
Adversity in sports has a tendency to bring teammates closer together, and for the much-maligned Team England, the hurdles they have faced during the 2009 edition of the M-1 CHALLENGE have made its quintet as thick as thieves.
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Top European Welterweight “Judo” Jimmy Wallhead claimed his first World Title this after defeating the former Lithuanian K-1 tournament winner Marius Buzinskas.
After suffering a loss at the the first M-1 Breakthrough event last month some observers wondered if the Team England Heavyweight standout Rob “The Bear” Broughton will be able to fight in the huge M-1 Challenge Semi Final.
Team England’s hopes of making it to the M-1 Challenge finals during its first season in the competition was dealt a severe blow when light heavyweight Tom Blackledge informed team officials that he would be unable to compete.
The European Bantamweight fighter and current Cage Warriors World Bantamweight Champion Paul “Metabolic” McVeigh, faces the toughest test of his career when he takes on US based fighters Chris David and Chris Manuel.
Everyone involved with Team England would like to thank their fans, supporters and sponsors who helped make it happen after their fantastic 5-0 win over Team Spain in the M-1 Challenge.
After being passed over in the inaugural M-1 Challenge, Team England made up for lost time by clinching the Group A title following its 5-0 team victory over Spain. With the victory, Team England will continue on into the M-1 Challenge post-season.
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