Monday April 20th, 2015– BAMMA, leaders in MMA sports entertainment and the home of European MMA, is proud to announce former World Heavyweight Boxing Champion David “Hayemaker” Haye as the newest addition to the BAMMA presenting team.
Joining the team on a long term basis, Haye’s first action will be for the live broadcast of BAMMA 20 – airing on Spike TV and across the globe on Saturday April 25th. No stranger to the big fight nights, Haye will help guide viewers through all the adrenaline fuelled action at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham, as BAMMA delivers one of its biggest and best events to date.
The former world Heavyweight champion, who has fought some of the world’s best boxers including Wladimir Klitschko, Nikolai Valuev & Dereck Chisora, will bring his own unique insight and perspective on the sport of MMA to BAMMA fans worldwide.
BAMMA CEO David Green said:
“We’re delighted to have ‘The Hayemaker’ on board. He is one of the biggest and best known names in the combat sport world, and having David as part of the team guarantees even more entertainment and excitement for BAMMA fans.”
Talking of his crossover into MMA, Haye had the following to say:
“I’ve been a fan of Martial Arts since I could walk, as my father was a Karate instructor. I’ve followed the growth of MMA since Royce Gracie broke into the scene. It’s a pleasure to be part of the growth of BAMMA and MMA, as it’s a fantastic sport. I hope my years of fight experience at the highest level translates into solid commentary for these amazing MMA events.”
With less than 17 days to go until BAMMA 20 returns to UK TV screens on SPIKE TV UK on April 25th! Here is the latest news from BAMMA Towers.
BAMMA 20 Fight Card
BAMMA Light Heavyweight Title
Brett “The Spartan” McDermott Vs. Marcin “Bane” Lazarz
Colin “The Freakshow” Fletcher Vs. Andre Winner
BAMMA Bantamweight Title
Ed Arthur Vs. Alan “The Apprentice” Philpott
BAMMA Flyweight Title
Rany Saadeh (c) Vs. Chris Miah
Regis “The First” Sugden Vs. Ant “Submission Magician” Phillips
Jefferson “Shadow Demon Blaximus” George Vs. Rick Selvarajah
Jack Grant Vs. Warren “Relentless” Kee
“Dirty” Harry Marple vs. Chris Astley
Aiden Lee Vs. Adam Jahovic
More bouts to be added soon!!
WATCH THE BAMMA 20 TRAILER:
BAMMA 19: Access All Areas
Tyson Fury! Fighter Interviews! Freakshow! Cake Fights! The BAMMA 19: Access All Areas behind the scenes film has it all and you can watch it right here: