Back on July 9th 2016,Addicted OTR exclusively revealed that Budo Fighting Championships had partnered with Brazilian juggernauts Aspera FC. We followed this up on January 16th with the next step in the partnership; confirmation that Budo would be going to Brazil this year. Today we can confirm the next development step in the partnership; Aspera are coming to England, and we know when!
After an exciting year for the newly found promotion back in 2016, UK Fighting Championships begins life in 2017 with the first event of the year taking place on the 4th March at The Guild Hall, Preston.
Last year we broke the news of Budo Fighting Championships’ affiliation with Brazilian promotional juggernaut Aspera FC. Although it raised a few eyebrows, it also generated a few whispers saying “so what?”, as many in the community questioned the impact it would have on the UK show. Today we can exclusively reveal the answer to just that, as Budo FC are going international.
In recent times there has been a growing trend in submission grappling for ‘submission only’ tournaments. Due to the ever growing popularity of EBI (Eddie Bravo Invitational), the rule set is being used by more and more events resulting in mixed reactions.
Why anybody would object to ‘sub only’ is beyond baffling. I guess it would be the same people who derive satisfaction from ‘points wins’ and the same people who claim ‘world title’ victories via ‘advantage points’ or technicalities like being the only competitor in the division.
A little under two months ago, we released the news that Budo Fighting Championships were joining the upper echelons of fight promotions, adding comprehensive medicals to their professional fight card.
Shut the Clifton Suspension Bridge, the Welsh are coming! Warrior Fight Series have pulled it out of the bag again, with the release of three more mouthwatering clashes for their March 25th card, including two amateur title fights.
Continuing on from their earlier announcement on Bloody Elbow, London-based promotion Warrior Fight Series have exclusively revealed that they’ve signed another mouth-watering bout for their March 25th event.
As ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus once said “change is the only constant in life”. Today MMA Battle Arena have exclusively revealed to Addicted OTRthat they’re about to change things up, introducing a new format for 2017.