Felony Caught Red-Handed: The Rapid-Fire Tale of Tanko Fighting Championships 3

15937091_1854848648095908_8461276212990310504_oThe hype might have all been about an American legend’s first appearance on British soil, and the event might have taken place in Manchester, but it was the port city of Liverpool on the map last night at Tanko Fighting Championships 3.

Lawrence Fitzpatrick – a fighter raised in Scouseland – stunned Victoria Warehouse with a first round victory on Saturday evening, choking infamous MMA icon Charles “Felony” Bennett into submission after just 4 minutes and 32 seconds.

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Alfie Davis set to face Martin Hudson for LFC gold

15941131_1608002002549303_1193451104294341931_nIt has been a tough week for Lion Fighting Championship promoter Leo Alderman, some of his high profile bouts have been rocked by injury over the past few days, the latest being Andrew Cunningham forced from his HW K1 title with Kerone Davis, but as fate would have it, Dayman Lake decided it was time to come out of retirement and save the day.  More bad news arrived over the past 24 hours with news breaking that WW champ Tom Wincott sustained a nasty injury, rendering him unable to defend his belt against previously announced Martin `ManTime’ Hudson.

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Godzilla set to face the Monster at LFC 11

1956786_708550825855847_1848163794_oLast week we announced that Kerone `The Monster’ Davis would be facing off in a heavy weight K1 battle against Andrew Cunningham this March 12th in Kent on the Lion Fighting Championship promotion. Sadly, due to injuries sustained in his epic battle with Mike Neun at last weekend at UCMMA 50, Cunningham has been forced to withdraw.

But all is not lost, Dayman `Godzilla’ Lake has answered the call, this fight just got even bigger.

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Procter Vs. Palsson 2 set for Fightstar 9

procter-pallsonLast December controversy raised it’s ugly head early on in the third round in the professional bout between the UK’s Alan Procter and Icelandic fighter Bjark Thor Palsson.

The fight itself had been an entertaining engagement between both athletes, with Gunnar Nelson understudy Palsson seemingly having the edge over the first two rounds as the FightStar promotion held its first event in London.

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The Felony has arrived in Manchester


They said it wouldn’t happen, they said no chance, but he is here, he is ready to go. The `Felony’ Charles Bennett is in the UK, and this Saturday will take on Lawrence Fitzpatrick in a bout that has got the whole country buzzing. It’s fair to say, Tanko have really pulled this one out of the bag.

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The Machine 2.0: Fight hard, learn more, grow strong

16388868_10212262534906458_184340695_oThe Freeman name is legendary in MMA. Everyone knows who Ian “The Machine” Freeman is, what he has accomplished, and how he worked damned hard for it; but what some people may not know is there is now a female ‘Machine’ in the shape of his daughter Kennedy. She’s a fighter in her own right. She’s slowly making hard waves on the female fight scene. She is a fighter I have had my eye on for some time and really enjoy watching, and with a pedigree like hers there is no doubt that this young lady is going to rock her division in style. I was lucky enough to get some time with the very talented Kennedy Freeman.

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Cunningham set to face Davis for LFC HW K1 title

LFC 11 Cunningham vs DavisThe heavy hitting big kids are rolling into Kent this March 12th for what promises to be an explosive showdown of epic proportions. The knock out artist and highly experienced veteran Andrew Cunningham ranked number 9 in the country, will trade blows with the equally as decorated Kerone Davis, it will not just be a fight about the gold belt, pride will also be on the line.

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Walker set to face Howard at LFC 11

LFC 11 Walker vs HowardAnother exciting match up for Lion Fighting Championship this March 12th has landed on the AddictedOTR exclusive desk, and it’s a cracker. The much spoken about prospect and younger brother of Charlie-Boy Howard, Henry Howard (1-0) will face another up and coming prospect, Toby Walker, in a battle of the new bloods.

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