There aren’t many men in the world who’ve traversed the Atlantic Ocean in a submarine, have worked at three Michelin-starred restaurants in France and completed five years of a six-year clinical psychology degree, all before the age of thirty. In fact, Torbjørn Madsen might be the only one. He’s certainly a man of multiple talents and he’s ready to show the world that his fighting skills eclipse all of the others.
The date, March 12th. The venue, The Casino Rooms, Rochester. The event, LFC 11 Battle of Champions. There is nowhere else in the world you want to be on a Sunday night if you’ve got even the slightest of interests in combat sports. From out of nowhere, Lion Fighting Championships’ head honcho Leo Alderman has pulled a series of rabbits out of hats; with the cherry on top of the cream, on top of the icing on top of the cake (yes, it has that many layers of intrigue) being a bout between the men they call ‘ARD’ and ‘Man Time’.
As the dust begins to settle from Alex Lohore’s seismic victory over Colin Fletcher at BAMMATOR Belfast last weekend, a number of fighters are taking a very close look at the changing demographic at the top of the BAMMA welterweight division; none more so than contender Terry Brazier.
When I go to an MMA event, one of my favourite things is enjoying a fight that’s slipped under the radar. A bout that no one has thought about, which ends up being an absolute banger. Well, I’m going to be an arse and tell you about the one that could easily fit that mound on WFS 7.
Shinobi Fighting Championships kicks off with its first card of the year after a tantilizing 2016 once again at the heart of Shinobi Fighting Championships at the Olympia, Liverpool on the 25th February. Shinobi War 9: Winter Warfare proved to be the perfect welcome home package for Molly McCann as she put on a dominate display over the gutsy American Anjela Pink who gained everyones respect by taking the fight on 2 days notice.
Adam Ventre from Next Generation also laid to rest his past by submitting Frenchman Matheiu Morciano quickly in the first round & Commonwealth Bronze Medallist Mike Grundy made it a short night as he submitted Fouad Mesdari of France early in the first round. Continue reading →
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.