London, United Kingdom– UCMMA 56 will take place on Saturday September 8, 2018 at the Troxy in London, United Kingdom. Tickets start from £27.40 to £240 and you can buy them by going to Eventbrite.
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The fight is stacked from top to bottom featuring some of the elite pro and amateur fighters fighting in MMA and K1 rules. This event not only has one title fight but five title bouts, this is an event you don’t want to miss.
In the main event we will see Shane Nolan will take on Harry Davies in a 75kg MMA Super Title bout. This fight is a rematch as Nolen lost his last bout against Davies at WCMMA 24 which tool place back in March of 2016 via submission in Round 2 at the 2:34 mark. Nolan is gong to make a point to avenge his loss. Davies is on a winning streak with four wins with two winning by decision and two by knockout. He won his last fight at UCMMA 54 which took place back in February of 2018 as he defeated Danny Blundell via unanimous decision to win the UCMMA 70kg Title. Davies will make it a point to win this fight to keep his winning streak alive and win the 75kg title.
In the co-main event we have Tony Hall taking on Paul Harper in a 61.5kg MMA Title bout. Hall is coming in with two straight wins winning his last fight at MTK MMA 1 defeating Lewis Beadle via KO in the very first round. Hall is ranked 86th of 176 active UK/Ireland Pro Bantamweights. Harper won his last fight at UCMMA 55 which took place back in May of 2018 as he defeated John Stone via Submission in Round 1 at the 0:31 mark. Harper is ranked 184th of 262 active UK/Ireland Pro Featherweights.
The third title fight we have Astijus Saulinskis who will meet Liam Etebar in a 84kg MMA Title fight. Etebar is coming into this fight with six straight wins with his last one fighting at UCMMA 55 defeating Michael Appleton via KO/TKO in Round 1 at the 1:08 mark. Etebar is ranked 36th of 188 active UK/Ireland Pro Middleweights and ranked 61 in Welterweight.
The fourth title bout we will see Scot Morland go against Marcin Korniak for the 77kg K1 Title. The fifth title bout we have Andrew Conner taking on John Smith in a MMA Super title fight. Check out the promo video as Smith makes his return to the cage.
UCMMA 56 Fight Card:
- Shane Nolan vs Herry Davies – MMA – Super Title 75kg
- Tony Hall vs Paul Harper – MMA -Title 61.5kg
- Astijus Saulinskis vs Liam Etebar – MMA – Title 84kg
- Scot Morland vs Marcin Korniak – K1 – Title 77kg
- Ben Schneider vs Colin Wilbey – MMA – 90kg
- Arthur Jakub vs Michael Garrett – MMA – 84kg
- Andrew Conner vs John Smith – MMA – Super title
- Valean Adrian vs Rico Biggs – MMA – 66kg
- Jack Scott vs Paul Webster – K1 – 93kg
- Leo James vs Andre McIntyre – K1 – 90kg
- Aron Jones vs Chris Malcolm – HW – MMA
- Kurt Robinson vs William Timmis – 61.5kg Ammy
- Olsen Haley vs Lee Spencer – MMA – 70kg
- Ben Earl vs Jay Warmerdam – MMA – 84kg
- Black Swan vs Jason Wright – MMA – 86kg
- David Relph vs Johnny Donoghue – MMA – 70kg
- Jake Law vs Mateusz Wyroba – MMA – 75kg K1
- John Stone vs Faisai Malik – MMA – 66kg
- Jamie McBride vs Toby Priestley – K1 – 70kg Ammy
- Oli Hooley vs George Breen – 77kg Ammy
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