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’.
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 →
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.
Pull out your diaries, flip to Sunday September 25th and cross out whatever plans you’ve got. It you’re based a fair distance from Rochester, Kent then ask God for forgiveness for missing morning sermon that day, as you won’t want to miss this.