BAMMA FIGHT NIGHTS SERIES
SATURDAY 2nd AUGUST 2014
TICKETS ON SALE SOON AT: www.liverpoololympia.com
BAMMA is brought to you in Association with:
Lonsdale & Sports Direct – The Official Equipment Partners of BAMMA
Safe MMA – Independent British Medical Organisation
(5.6.14, London) BAMMA proudly presents its second Fight Night event on 2nd August at Liverpool Olympia. The headliner for “BAMMA Fight Night: Chadwick vs Pascu” sees local veteran Lee Chadwick against Romanian Ion Pascu in a Middleweight bout.
The prestigious Liverpool Olympia is an iconic fight venue steeped in history having hosted some world greats of both the boxing and MMA world. The 1600 capacity amphitheatre has been referred to as a “mini Albert Hall“ and produces an electric atmosphere when full of the knowledgeable Liverpool fight crowd. Tickets are to be available shortly from 0151 263 6633 and www.liverpoololympia.com
The BAMMA Fight Night series brings the show to more local areas and creates the opportunity for people to experience BAMMA on their doorstep. The nights are also intended as a proving ground for upcoming fighters on a BAMMA platform, providing further fight opportunities for contracted talent.
Liverpool Olympia’s Managing Director, Chris Zorba, said:
“I am looking forward to working with BAMMA as a consultant on this forthcoming show in Liverpool. I have promoted over 60 MMA shows to date and I hope my vast experience can help make this show a great success for BAMMA and help MMA grow in the North West of England”.
LEE CHADWICK VS. ION PASCU: MIDDLEWEIGHT FIGHT
Veteran local, Lee ‘The Butcher’ Chadwick, holds a record of 19-10-1 with 13 first round victories; and fights out of Atherton Submission Wrestling. The 29 year old has faced a host of professional MMA talent since 2006, with notable wins over the likes of Cathal Pendred and ‘TUF Smashes’ competitor Valentino Petrescu. He is currently on an 8 fight win streak. In 2013 Chadwick defeated Denniston Sutherland at OMMAC 13 for the OMMAC British Middleweight title and Alex Minogue at FCC 8 for the FCC British Middleweight title. The majority of Chadwick’s victories have come by way of Submission. Lee Chadwick has just signed to an exclusive 4 fight deal with BAMMA.
Ion Pascu debuted at BAMMA on BAMMA 13 to glean a stunning first round knock out win over Jack Marshman. He returned and impressed fans again at BAMMA 14 when he went toe to toe with Max Nunes, taking the fight to the judges score cards. Hailing from Bucharest in Romania, Pascu fights out of the Ministry of Martial Arts and Golden Glory with a professional record of 8-5-0. Renowned for his dangerous knock outs, 5 of his MMA victories have been attained by KO/TKO. Pascu has fought across various European and British promotions.