Fast-rising MMA star Andre Goncalves says he’s ready for the big time – and he’ll prove it in enemy territory at Bellator 187 in Dublin in November.
Fight fans attending the spectacular Contenders 20 show at the Norfolk Showground on Saturday got to witness a couple of spectacular knock-outs – and a proposal.
There was a huge shock in the main event of Contenders Norwich 20, to cap a thrilling night of fights at the Norfolk Showground on Saturday.
Mark Heath previews Contenders 20 at the Norfolk Showground this weekend, an event which boasts four title fights and the pro debut of one of the hottest MMA prospects in the UK.
The region has a new professional MMA fighter - and he’s targeting a run to the world-famous UFC.
I’ve been covering MMA and combat sports in the region for a few years now – and September 2017 will go down as the biggest single month yet for fight sport in East Anglia.
A fight billed as the biggest in combat sports history takes place in Las Vegas this weekend. MARK HEATH previews and predicts the madness that is Floyd Mayweather Junior versus Conor McGregor.
In his latest Flying Knee MMA column, Mark Heath chats to Andre Goncalves about his time training at the world famous Jackson Wink gym in America, plus discusses two big fights for local stars Kerry Hughes and Corrin Eaton.
Let’s get something straight. The ‘superfight’ between UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Junior is about one thing - and it’s not boxing.
A brutal knockout of the year candidate capped a fantastic night of fighting at Contenders 19 at the Norfolk Showground last night.
One of the region’s biggest combat sports shows is back this weekend, as Contenders 19 packs out the Norfolk Showground. MARK HEATH brings you everything you need to know.
There’s a lot happening on the MMA and combat sports scene locally over the next few weeks, with big shows and big fights aplenty. MARK HEATH brings you all the latest news in his Flying Knee column.
It’s often called the fastest growing sport in the world, and this region is a hotbed of mixed martial arts talent. MARK HEATH looks at fighters for you to follow in his latest Flying Knee column.
Champion Ylies Djiroun retained his European lightweight belt with a points win after 25 minutes of fascinating fighting with challenger Adam Boussif at Contenders 18 in Norwich on Saturday night.
He may be fighting a man known for his guillotine choke, but Adam Boussif says he has no fear of going to the ground with Ylies Djiroun at Contenders 18 on Saturday.
The card for the next Contenders Norwich is taking shape – and it looks to be a cracker, packed with local talent.
Jason Radcliffe lifted the middleweight title in bizarre fashion at Contenders Norwich 17 on Saturday night.
Hostilities threatened to commence early when the protagonists for the main event of Contenders Norwich 17 came face-to-face earlier today.
Jamie Powell is a man on a mission - and he sees Saturday’s fight at Contenders Norwich 17 as another step on the road to stardom.
Rising Norfolk MMA star Andre Goncalves has vowed to put on a show on his return to the cage this weekend.
Exciting Suffolk fighter Corrin Eaton is taking inspiration from a visit to the world’s greatest gladiatorial arena as he prepares to set foot back in the cage this weekend.
The card for Contenders Norwich 17 is set – and it looks like being the best show they have ever put together.
It is already one of the biggest and best MMA promotions in the country.
And the next Contenders Norwich card, at the Norfolk Showground on December 10, looks set to be an absolute cracker.
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