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.
On October 18th news filtered out of BAMMA towers, announcing details of their latest raft of signings. The European promotional juggernaut had signed Brian Moore, Jai Herbert, Dominic Wooding and Terry Brazier to multi-fight deals. This was then followed up 24-hours later with the seismic revelation that BAMMA 27 wouldn’t be the sole event at the 3Arena, Dublin on December 16th; they’re working in conjunction with global MMA powerhouse Bellator, who are running show number 169, headlined by King Mo Lawal vs Satoshi Ishii, on the same night.
MMA, K1 and NoGi jiu-jitsu on a Sunday, you say? Yes please, I’ll have some of that; and that’s what the good people of Kent will be treated to this coming weekend as Leo Alderman brings the ninth instalment of his well reputed promotion to Rochester on September 25th. Continue reading →
2016 has been one hell of a year for Terry ‘The Dominator’ Brazier. From entering the year as a 2-1 pro, the NFM juggernaut has breezed through three opponents, got married, spent time training in Thailand and is now fighting for his first piece of professional silverware as he takes on Shah ‘No Pain’ Hussain for the LFC Interim Welterweight Title on September 25th.
“Bro, I’m back”, David declared as soon as the tape started rolling. “I’m not retiring; I want to fight again. I’ve had a lot to deal with in my personal life in recent times; but other than one major issue, things are settling down. I’ve got a new partner, she makes me want to get up and train. My head is clear and I want to fight for the next couple of years, at least”.
Yesterday AddictedOTR broke news of a beef burning between two stalwarts of the UK MMA scene; Shah ‘No Pain’ Hussain and Umer ‘Bullet Tooth’ Kayani. Hussain held nothing back, making a series of scathing statements about his counterpart. Today, Bullet Tooth has spoken to us to give us his side of the story;
This sport throws up a multitude of emotions. Pride is always on the line when two athletes face each other in front of their loved ones in hand-to-hand combat; so respect is always something that fighters take one hundred percent seriously. One fighter who’s felt hugely disrespected recently is Team Crossface welterweight Shah ‘No Pain’ Hussain, who’s been involved in several online altercations with UCMMA fighter Umer ‘Bullet Tooth’ Kayani. He spat;
“Bluetooth Kayani is an attention seeking, Facebook keyboard warrior, nut hugging gob shite with no real fighting skills.
On Sunday fans were treated to the start of a tsunami as up-and-coming BAMMA welterweight Terry ‘The Dominator’ Braziercalled out UK MMA veteran David ‘One More’ Round. Supporters of both fighters quickly jumped into the spat as the verbal sparring began in earnest.