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Mixed Martial Arts continues to go from strength-to-strength in the region - so Mark Heath lists the top 15 fighters from the east and a few more besides to keep your eye on.

Two of Europe's top female fighters will clash for strawweight gold and Polish bragging rights at Contenders 27 this September.

Two of the region's top pro MMA prospects will meet in a crossroads clash at Contenders 27 in Norwich this September.

Ultimate Fighter veteran Przemyslaw Mysiala detonated a nuclear right hand on the jaw of teak tough foe Yuri Andrei to lift the light heavyweight title in dramatic fashion at Contenders 26 last night.

One of the region's premier combat sports shows returns this weekend with a superb card featuring elite MMA action. Mark Heath previews Contenders 26.

Craig Edwards won the much-anticipated Battle of Anglia at Cage Warriors Academy South East 23 in sensational style, submitting Scott Butters in just over two minutes at Colchester's Charter Hall.

One of the biggest and best MMA cards ever seen in this region happens in Colchester on Saturday. Mark Heath previews the action at Cage Warriors Academy South East 23, which is headlined by the huge 'Battle of Anglia' main event.

Entertaining talent Andre Goncalves will return to the cage for the first time in more than two years in the main event of Contenders 26 in Norwich next month.

Norfolk prospect Chey Veal came up just short in his bold bid to move up a weight category and capture the first title of his promising fighting career at a superb Road to Contenders event in Norwich.

A new fight promotion launches this weekend in Norwich, aimed at putting amateur fighters from across the region in the spotlight. Here's a look at what you can expect from Road to Contenders...

A new addition to the regional fight scene calendar launches next month - Road 2 Contenders.

Two of the region's best-known fighters will go to war in a huge main event on Cage Warriors Academy South East 23 later this year.

It's been another tremendous year on the local combat sports scene, with our fighters making waves at international, national and regional level. MARK HEATH hands out his second annual Flying Knee Awards to the best of 2018.

A spectacular come from behind knockout by Ryan Dennis capped an exhilarating night of fighting at Contenders 25 in Norwich.

Some of the region's top fighters will do battle at Contenders 25 in Norwich this weekend. Mark Heath previews the action.

MMA prospect Scott Butters has vowed to come back better than ever - and potentially in a lighter weight class - next year after tasting defeat as a professional for the first time.

Norfolk MMA prospect Scott Butters suffered his first pro defeat in the main event of a superb Contenders 24, which also featured a potential KO of the year and two tremendous title fights.

Promoter Steve Newman is hoping he he can find the next big fighting stars from the region after opening a new gym in Norwich.

Mark Heath speaks to lightweight prospect Scott Butters ahead of his tough main event fight at Contenders 24, plus previews the rest of what promises to be a superb card.

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