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January 20th 2015, BAMMA Leaders in MMA sports entertainment are proud to announce the co-main event for BAMMA 19 on Saturday 28th March at the Blackpool Winter Gardens. The Co-Headliner is a bout with title ramifications as Ashley 'Cruiser' Grimshaw faces off against Brazilian Orestes 'Furacao' Betran in a Featherweight No.1 contenders bout. It's all on the line as BAMMA 18 rolls down the Golden Mile to the Winter Gardens on 28th March 2015.
Ashley Grimshaw Vs. Orestes Bertran (Featherweight No.1 Contender Bout)
Ashleigh 'Cruiser' Grimshaw brings 12 years professional experience as arsenal, and holds a record of 16-8-1-2. Fighting out of the renowned Team Titan, the Londoner is returning after a No Contest in his title fight with Tom 'Fire Kid' Duquesnoy after he sufferd an accidental low blow. Riding a 6 fight win streak (And the no contest with Duquesnoy) of 1st round finishes. Past conquests include names such as Phil Harris and Vaughan Lee, alongside a Who's Who of UK opponents.
"He is just another victim in my eyes. It's nothing personal, I have respect for him but he will inevitably be broken by the pressure and levels I bring into the cage"
Orestes Betran is a 31 year old Brazilian fighting out of HJJT & Iron Gymnasium in Londrina, Brazil. The featherweights current pro record stands at 16-4 and is currently riding a fight win streak. On signing with BAMMA Betran had the following words:
"It's an honour to be apart of a great organization like BAMMA, I look forward to performing in front of the great UK fans. "
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