Grimshaw Vs. Betran Announced as BAMMA 19 Co Main Event

Grimshaw Vs. Betran Announced as BAMMA 19 Co Main Event

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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.

Co-Main Event

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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