The UK’s ultimate Mixed Martial Arts promotion, BAMMA is proud to announce the close to finalised fight card and UK TV schedule for BAMMA 13: Night of Champions, this Saturday 14th September at Birmingham’s National Indoor Arena. Tickets are on sale now from £25 at http://bit.ly/1bUZXbR
NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS
BAMMA 13 is to showcase no less than four BAMMA world title bouts:
~Former Golden Glory competitor, Dutch Jason ‘The Villain’ Jones (19-10-0) meets undefeated rising star Max ‘Power’ Nunes (10-0-0) in a long awaited clash for the BAMMA World Light Heavyweight title.
~Britain’s iconic Jimmy Wallhead (24-7-0) faces the 15 times US titles holder, “Fast” Eddy Ellis for the BAMMA World Welterweight belt.
~BAMMA British Lightweight champion and UFC veteran, Curt Warburton squares off against recent French replacement, the formidable Mansour Barnoui, for his long anticipated shot for the BAMMA World Lightweight title.
~BAMMA’s exclusively signed and undefeated Scott Askham (11-0-0) now meets Brazilian BJJ black belt, Jorge ‘Michelan’ Bezerra (18-9-0) in a championship for the BAMMA World Middleweight title.
~ In further event highlights, recent TUF finalist Colin ‘Freakshow’ Fletcher returns from the UFC on an exclusive multi-fight deal with BAMMA, to face Welsh talent Tim ‘Superhuman’ Newman.
UK TELEVISION SCHEDULE
As part of a two hour broadcast, the BAMMA 13 main card is scheduled to go live onto 5* at 10pm on Saturday 14th September. The broadcast will commence with two live bouts, Jim Wallhead vs. Eddie Ellis followed by Max Nunes vs. Jason Jones, before returning to a replay of the earlier main card.
Worldwide, BAMMA broadcasts live on AXS-TV in the US, The Fight Network in Canada, Red Media in Russia, TV Esporte Interativo in Brazil and Setanta in Africa.
BAMMA 13 ~ FIGHT CARD
In a change to the line-up, Ali Arish has withdrawn injured from his bout against Wayne Murrie. The status of the fight is to be confirmed.
BAMMA WORLD LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE BOUT
MAX NUNES VS. JASON JONES
BAMMA WORLD WELTERWEIGHT TITLE BOUT
JIM WALLHEAD VS. EDDY ELLIS
BAMMA LONSDALE BRITISH LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE BOUT
CURT WARBURTON VS. MANSOUR BARNAOUI
COLIN FLETCHER VS. TIM NEWMAN
BAMMA WORLD MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE BOUT
SCOTT ASKHAM VS. JORGE MICHELAN BEZERRA
ION PASCU VS. JACK MARSHMAN
WAYNE MURRIE VS TBC
ADAM BOUSSIF VS LEON EDWARDS
MAHMOOD BESHARATE VS. JOE LAURENCE
DANNY MISSIN VS. RANY SAADEH
HARRY MCLEMAN VS. MATT HALLAM
TIM WILDE VS STEVEN MARTIN
MARIUZ MARZEC VS JEFFERSON GEORGE