Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 17°C

min temp: 10°C

Search

MMA

If you’ve watched MMA anywhere in this country over the past few years, there’s a good chance you’ve seen Dan Movahedi in action. After years of hard work and honing his craft, the respected referee made his debut on the big show at UFC Liverpool last month. He told MARK HEATH about his journey so far.

MMA

Last time she set foot in the cage, Kerry Hughes was the victim of one of the worst stoppages seen in the sport in recent times – but rather than be bitter about it, the heavy-handed bantamweight says she’s learned from the experience.

MMA

Ipswich UFC star Arnold Allen is riding one of the longest winning streaks in his division – and taking aim at a huge fight in Las Vegas next.

MMA

Ipswich heavyweight prospect Fabio Wardley is taking aim at a Southern Area title shot before the end of the year after winning his third straight fight inside the first round.

Boxing

Suffolk’s Arnold Allen steps into the cage for the biggest fight of his career on Sunday – and he feels it’s his time to shine.

MMA

Ipswich MMA prodigy Arnold Allen has been tipped to be ‘one of the pioneers of the sport’ by UK fighting legend Dan Hardy.

MMA

Professional boxing returns to Ipswich for the first time in almost 20 years on Saturday, with a show built around talented heavyweight prospect Fabio Wardley. Mark Heath previews the action...

Boxing

Local star-in-the-making Scott Butters capped a wild night of finishes with a nasty first round guillotine choke win in front of a raucous, packed crowd at Contenders 23 last night.

MMA

One of the region’s premier mixed martial arts promotions returns again this weekend, with one of the best cards they have ever put on. Mark Heath previews the action at Contenders 23.

MMA

Suffolk’s MMA prodigy Arnold Allen is planning to change the habit of a lifetime if he gets a win in his next fight at the much-hyped UFC Liverpool event next month.

MMA

The talented stable of fighters from Norfolk’s Heros Gym were the unquestioned stars of the first-ever Contenders Kickboxing spectacular, held at the Epic Studios in Norwich last night.

MMA

One of the region’s premier combat sports promotions launches a new era this weekend - Contenders Kickboxing. Mark Heath previews the action.

MMA

Ipswich’s Corrin Eaton enhanced his reputation as one of the finest featherweights in Europe in a fight of the year candidate with Dean Trueman at Cage Warriors 92 on Saturday night.

MMA

He’s one of the brightest young stars in the mixed martial arts galaxy – and Arnold Allen dreams of one day bringing the world-famous UFC to Ipswich.

MMA

Ipswich MMA talent Corrin Eaton knows he faces the biggest fight of his career this weekend - but it could change his life.

MMA

On a wild night of first round finishes, Ben Woolliss claimed the 66kg pro K1 title with a ruthless stoppage in the main event of Contenders 22 at the fittingly-named Epic Studios in Norwich last night.

MMA

One of the region’s premier fight sports promotions returns this weekend for Contenders 22 in Norwich. Mark Heath takes a look at the card and previews the action....

MMA

Suffolk’s UFC star Arnold Allen says he is “buzzing” for his American debut and the chance to make it four bouts unbeaten in the world-famous fighting organisation when he faces Enrique Barzola at UFC 220 in Boston next week.

MMA

The region’s MMA and combat sports scene continued to go from strength to strength in 2017 with some fantastic shows, incredible fights and thrilling knockouts. MARK HEATH hands out his first annual Flying Knee awards.

A pioneering Suffolk martial artist has claimed a world title again – more than 20 years after he won his first.

MMA

Stoppage machine Emrah Sonmez has warned foe Dominic Dillon that he needs to ‘step up his game’ if he hopes to have any chance of preventing him from becoming a two-weight champion at BCMMA 20 this weekend.

MMA

One of the region’s premier MMA shows, BCMMA, celebrates its 20th event this weekend with a bumper card in Colchester. MARK HEATH previews the action.

MMA

Next year promises to be a big one for Suffolk fighting prodigy Hannah Turner.

MMA

In his latest column, Nino Severino goes back to his roots and meets up with an inspirational former training partner in Ipswich.

MMA

Having seen off one of the best fighters in the country at his weight, Suffolk Thai boxing talent Joe Le Maire is targeting a spot at the World Championships – and potentially an Olympic medal later in his career.

MMA

A young Suffolk fighter has the chance to announce herself as a force on the national stage when she steps into the ring later this month.

MMA

In his latest Flying Knee column, Mark Heath chats to Scott Butters about his impending pro debut at Contenders 21 in Norwich next week, plus looks at the other fights on the card.

MMA

Rising Suffolk fighting star Joe Le Maire will put friendship aside this weekend as he steps back into the ring to do battle with one of the country’s best in a bid to take another step up the fistic ladder.

MMA

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.

MMA

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.

MMA

Most read

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Newsletter Sign Up

Ipswich Star daily newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

MyDate24 MyPhotos24