Finalised Fight Card & UK TV Schedule for BAMMA 13

Finalised Fight Card & UK TV Schedule for BAMMA 13

FINALISED FIGHT CARD & UK TELEVISION SCHEDULE FOR BAMMA 13

Night of Champions 

SATURDAY 14th SEPTEMBER 2013

NATIONAL INDOOR ARENA, BIRMINGHAM

TELEVISED LIVE ON 5* WITH HIGHLIGHTS SHOW ON CHANNEL 5 (UK), AXS-TV (US), THE FIGHT NETWORK (CANADA), RED MEDIA (RUSSIA), TV ESPORTE INTERATIVO (BRAZIL) AND SETANTA (AFRICA)

 

In Association with:

Lonsdale – The Official Equipment Partner of BAMMA

Safe MMA – Independent British Medical Organisation

 

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(September 12th.13) 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.

 

-MAIN CARD-

 

BAMMA WORLD LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE BOUT

MAX NUNES VS. JASON JONES

 

BAMMA WORLD WELTERWEIGHT TITLE BOUT

JIM WALLHEAD VS. EDDY ELLIS

 

BAMMA WORLD LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE BOUT

CURT WARBURTON VS. MANSOUR BARNAOUI

 

LIGHTWEIGHT BOUT

COLIN FLETCHER VS. TIM NEWMAN

 

BAMMA WORLD MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE BOUT

SCOTT ASKHAM VS. JORGE MICHELAN BEZERRA

 

-PRELIMINARIES-

 

MIDDLEWEIGHT BOUT

ION PASCU VS. JACK MARSHMAN

 

WELTERWEIGHT BOUT

WAYNE MURRIE VS TBC

 

WELTERWEIGHT BOUT

ADAM BOUSSIF VS LEON EDWARDS

 

FLYWEIGHT BOUT

MAHMOOD BESHARATE VS. JOE LAURENCE

 

FLYWEIGHT BOUT

DANNY MISSIN VS. RANY SAADEH

 

MIDDLEWEIGHT BOUT

HARRY MCLEMAN VS. MATT HALLAM

 

LIGHTWEIGHT BOUT

TIM WILDE VS STEVEN MARTIN

 

LIGHTWEIGHT BOUT

MARIUZ MARZEC VS JEFFERSON GEORGE