London, England: The Ultimate Fight League (UFL) is set to take place on Saturday, February 5, 2022, as they host UFL 8. This event will stream live and free on the Triad Endeavour TV YouTube at 5:30 GMT and fights start at 6:00 pm GMT at The Broadway Theatre located in London, England. FightBook MMA announced the event earlier this week and you can check out the news here.
In the main event, the UFL Featherweight Championship title is on the line as Leandro “Leandrinho” Souza (9-4) fighting out of Sao Jose do Rio Preto, Sao Paulo will take on Emrah Sonmez (11-4) fighting out of England. In the co-main event, George “Son Of Dracula” Tanasa (1-2) fighting out of Transylvania, Romania is scheduled to take on Sebastian Peste (0-1) fighting out of London, England.
In the featured bout is another Pro fight as Irfan “The Gorilla” Ahmed (2-0) fighting out of Lahore, Pakistan will meet Tom “The Boom” Creasey (3-1) fighting out of Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire. Ahmed is ranked 21 of 96 active Asia South Pro Flyweights and ranked 21 of 61 active Middle East Pro Flyweights. He’s riding a two-fight win streak winning his last fight against Peter Danasoe by unanimous decision at ONE Warrior Series 10. Creasey is also coming into this fight riding a two-fight win streak with his last win against Navi Shahi by unanimous decision at Battle Arena 58 back in 2019.
In the amateur card of the night, the UFL Amateur K-1 Title is on the line as Hasib Bin Tareq fighting out of Bangladesh will face Cristian Morais fighting out of the United Kingdom. Costin Costy (0-1) fighting out of London, England, did lose his MMA debut against Sandro Tevzadze by Doctor Stoppage a UFL 5: Next Gen he will face Igor Talalis fighting out of Bristol, United Kingdom.
Jonathan Morrison will meet Mindaugas Mikaliak (1-0) fighting out of London, England, he did win his MMA debut after defeating Ronald Kohn by unanimous decision at FightStar Championship 20. Hristian Vasilev fighting out of Sibir, Sakha (Yakutiya), Russia will be making his MMA debut when he takes on Romas Laginauskas fighting out of England will also be making his MMA debut.
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Callum Stewart (1-0) Fighting out of England is stepping into the cage winning his MMA debut against Marcus Stevenson via Guillotine at UFL 6. He will face Sebastian Koszarski fighting out of Bydgoszcz, Poland as he will be making his MMA debut. Rytis Kikutis fighting out of Ukmergė, Lithuania will face Mikey Retter fighting out of Reigate, Surrey.
Aaron Towns (5-4) fighting out of Forfar, Scotland is stepping into the cage with a recent loss to Kieran Reid by TKO at Budo Fighting Championships 40 he will face Ali Al Jasim as his recent loss was against Nicholai Von Benzon Hollesen by TKO at Kaisho Battle 21. Starting off the event we will see Wojciech Szczepanski meet Paul Totoraitis (0-1) fighting out of London, England did lose his MMA debut against Anas Nfaou due to Referee Stoppage at UFL 5: Next Gen.
Ultimate Fight League (UFL) 8 Fight Card (card subject to change without notice):
- Main event: UFL 66kg Pro MMA title bout 5×5 rnds: Leandro Souza vs Emrah Sonmez
- Co main: 70kg Professional MMA bout 3×3 rnds: George Tanasa vs Sebastian Peste
- 57kg Professional MMA bout 3×5 rnds: Irfan Ahmed vs Tom Creasey
- UFL 57kg Amateur k-1 title bout 3×2 rnds: Hasib Bin Tareq vs Cristian Morais
- 90kg Amateur MMA bout 3×3 rnds: Costin Costi vs Igor Talalis
- 88kg Amateur MMA bout 3×3 rnds: Jonathan Morrison vs Mindaugas Mikaliak
- 77kg Amateur MMA bout 3×3 rnds: Hristian Vasilev vs Romas Laginauskas
- 70kg Amateur MMA bout 3×3 rnds: Callum Stewart vs Sebastian Koszarski
- 60kg Amateur MMA bout 3×3 rnds: Rytis Kikutis vs Mikey Retter
- 61kg Amateur MMA bout 3×3 rnds: Aaron Towns vs Ali Al Jasim
- 70kg Amateur MMA bout 3×3 rnds: Wojciech Szczepanski vs Paul Totoraitis
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