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Scott Wins LFC Title!

On Sunday 13th March, UFO sponsored athlete ‘Super’ Scott Butters made his return to the cage at Lion Fighting Championships 7 in Kent, in a highly anticipated rubber match against Ryan Barby for the vacant LFC lightweight Semi-Pro MMA title. This was Scott’s first fight after nearly a year layoff due to injuries, and he didn’t waste anytime in his return, pulling of a submission victory via guillotine choke in the opening stanza to claim the title. With the win, Scott has certainly made a statement that he is back to the form that saw him rattle off a streak of wins against some of the countries top prospects, and he will be looking to continue his run in the next few months so WATCH THIS SPACE!

 

You can follow Scott’s progress via his social media accounts:

Facebook: Super Scott Butters #supermman

Twitter: @snodderz87

Instagram: scott_butters_mma 

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Ultimate Boxing 21

A show that has been a hit with local fight fans for a number of years, Ultimate Boxing returned on Sunday 13th July for its 21st event, this time from Mercy Nightclub in Norwich. As always, fans were treated to a night of hotly contested bouts, including grudge rematches, title fights and a champion vs champion special attraction between two local favorites.

Here are some selected results from a great night of action:

David Elvin Def Liam Boylan Via Unanimous Decision (Champion vs Champion bout)

Eddie Dickerson Def Simon Crisp Via Unanimous Decision (Super Middleweight Title Bout)

Lee Cullingford Def Ben James Via Split Decision (Light Middleweight Bout)

Lewis Carr Def James Covell Via 1st Round KO (Heavyweight Bout)

Paul Hudson Def Danny May Via 2nd Round TKO (Welterweight Title Bout)

Jemma Thomas Def Stacey Henderson Via Split Decision (Womens Catchweight Bout)

Anthony Riley Def Lee Green Via Unanimous Decision (Crusierweight Title Bout)

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UCMMA Contenders Norwich 7

After a successful debut show in Ipswich earlier this year, the Contenders promotion returned to the open venue in Norwich for its seventh installment. The fight card had a great mix of MMA, K-1, Kickboxing and boxing bouts, and the fans were treated to some highlight reel submissions and knockouts, as well as three title fights.

Here are some of the results from what was one of their best events yet:

Andre Ostrovanu Def Juris Krivenco Via 1st Round KO (Pro K-1 Lightweight Title)

Dominic Dillion Def Ed Kelly Via 1st Round KO (Welterweight Pro K-1)

Jack Mezzetti Def Maris Ciprian Via 3rd Round Corner Stoppage (Semi Pro MMA Welterweight Title)

Krisjanis Loginovs Def Wez Jamus Via 1st Round Kimura (Lightweight Semi Pro MMA)

Mindaugas Mateliunas Def Pete Batson Via Unanimous Decision (Semi Pro MMA Middleweight Title)

Michael Ekondayo Def Chris Hayes Via 2nd Round Rear Naked Choke (Lightweight Semi Pro MMA)

Kuilick Alex Def Steve Gluckstein Via 1st Round TKO (Welterweight Amateur Kickboxing)

Chrissy Gabriel Def Nick Jones Via Unanimous Decision (Middleweight Semi Pro K-1)

Tom Whitton Def Patrick Gilding Via Split Decision (Light Heavyweight Semi Pro K-1)

Kyle Ward Def Jordan Sylvester Via 1st Round TKO (Welterweight Amateur MMA)

Danny Worrall Def Danny May Via Unanimous Decision (Lightweight Boxing)

Danny Wright Def Paulo Augusto Via Unanimous Decision (Featherweight Boxing)

Luke Worrall Def Josh Trent Via Unanimous Decision (Lightweight Amateur MMA)

Rob Fallen Def Adam Maddison-Ward Via Unanimous Decision (Welterweight Amateur MMA)

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UCMMA Contenders Ipswich 1

On 10th May 2014, UCMMA Contenders returned with their debut event at Trinity Park, UCMMA Contenders Ipswich. Judging by the quality already displayed on the Contenders Norwich shows, the fans were surely in for a night of top notch MMA, K1 and boxing action. They were not disappointed, with fifteen entertaining bouts which pitted some of the regions best fighters against one and other. Another great event for the UCMMA Contenders promotion and, as always, they have left us all eagerly awaiting the next one!!

Here are some of of the results:

George McManus Def Jake George via 1st round Guillotine choke (Amateur MMA)

Simon Frankish Def Joe Symonds via Unanimous decision (Amateur K1)

Sean Byrne Def Adam Spalding via Unanimous decision (Amateur MMA)

Tom Whitton Def Matt Bone via 1st round TKO (Amateur K1)

Danny May and Juris Krivenco fought to a Split draw (White Collar Boxing)

Dave Read Def Kevin Layne via 1st round Armbar (Semi Pro MMA)

Tom Mearns Def Ross Gallagher via 1st round Rear Naked Choke (Semi Pro MMA Title)

 

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UCMMA Contenders Norwich 6

Well it was that time again for another episode of UCMMA Contenders. And once again it was bigger than ever!! With a massive fight card which included a mixture of MMA, K-1 and Boxing bouts  with a top billing of two huge title fights, which involved fan favorites Bad Boy Bes and Andre Goncalves both fighting for the belts!! This was truly a great night of fighting action!!  We cannot wait for the next Norwich show on the 21st June!!!

Some of the results:

Brett Stanforth Def Bad Boy Bes via 2nd Round TKO (K-1 Middleweight Title)

Andre Goncalves Def Tom Mearns via 3rd Round Triangle Choke  (MMA Lightweight Title)

Marcin Pociecha Def Dan Davis via 2nd Round Arm Triangle Choke (Semi Pro MMA)

Connor Hutchin Def Ducan Djillali via 1st Round Armbar (Semi Pro MMA)

Sean Byrne Def Adam Ward via 1st Round KO (Amateur K-1)

Keir Allan Def Steve Cowham via Unanimous Decision (Amateur  MMA)

Adam Maddison-Ward Def Jordan Sylvester via 1st Round Armbar (Amateur MMA)

 

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Muay Thai Seminar with Chris Carley

One of the best trainers in Muay Thai might be an understatement, Chris Carley is one of the best around. Chris has trained over 20 British Champions and 40 World Champions as well as some of the best on the MMA circuit. On the 23rd February Norwich fighters were blessed with the chance to train with him and get an insight into the world of Muay Thai. With UFO  present it was very interesting to watch one of the best at work. Hopefully we will be able to take part in this again.

Thanks Chris

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UCMMA Contenders Norwich 5

On the 22nd  February the Open Venue in Norwich played host to the 5th installment of UCMMA Norwich Contenders!! And as usual it was full of amazing MMA, Kickboxing and K-1 action. With a total of 18 bouts ranging from Amateur Kickboxing all the way up to Professional MMA. On top of all this UFO were present with our amazing range of products on show!!! The cherry on the cake for this event, 3 MMA title fights! Which took place at Welterweight, featherweight and Middleweight respectively.

Here are some selected results :

Steve Gluckstein def Kial Turner via TKO 2nd Round  (Full Contact Kickboxing)

Nathan Edwards def Damein Sedgewick via Unanimous Decision (Boxing)

Adam Rogers def Ryan De Roy via Unanimous Decision (AM MMA)

Jack Mezzetti def Dom Dillion via Unanimous Decision (Semi-Pro MMA Welterweight Title)

Bad Boy Bes and Alan  Mackenzie  fought to a Unanimous Draw (Semi-Pro K-1)

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ISKA World Championships in Northen Cyprus

The 5 star resort of Acapulco Spa and Convention Center was the host for the 2013 ISKA World Amateur Championships, the ISKA being the biggest Kickboxing and Martial arts governing body around, this was surely going to be a big event, and it was with countries from all over the world taking part, from England and Germany all the way to Jamaica this was a true world championships with every competitor hungry for a world gold medal to hang around their neck. The tournament involved a whole variety fighting styles such as Semi Contact Points, Light Contact Kickboxing, Full Contact Kickboxing and MMA. With hundreds of fights in various styles this was truly an amazing exhibition of Martial arts and showed the respect and honor involved in the world of martial arts.

Seven Students from Norwich got the opportunity to represent England at these championships and we are very proud to say all medaled!!

The guys:

Harry Meeks               2x Silver                          (Light Contact, Full Contact)

Callum Meeks               Gold                              (Full Contact)

Nathan Edwards           Silver                              (Full Contact)

Jarred Milligan          Gold, Silver                     (Light Contact, Full Contact)

Jack Wright                2x Gold, Silver                (Light Contact, Full Contact)

Patrick Gilding            Silver                              (Full Contact)

Natasha Carway          Bronze                            (Light Contact)

 

 

Well Done again guys!!!!

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UCMMA Contenders Norwich 3

UFO were present for the latest installment of UCMMA Contenders in Norwich on the 21st of September and boy what a night of great MMA, K1 and Kickboxing action from amateur all the way up to pro with Ian ‘Badman’ Martell featuring in the main event. We are looking forward to the next show in early December at the OPEN venue in Norwich city center.