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Some of the best amateur MMA talent in Europe will do battle in Colchester this weekend. MARK HEATH previews Cage Warriors Academy South East.

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Suffolk’s mixed martial arts prodigy Arnold Allen says he’s preparing for any scenario in his Las Vegas debut against legend of the sport Gilbert Melendez next month.

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A world title will be on the line when renowned MMA promotion Cage Warriors puts on its first-ever event in Colchester.

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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.

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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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Local stars Corrin Eaton and Steve Aimable will be in action when Europe’s leading MMA promotion, Cage Warriors, comes to Colchester for the first time in November.

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Suffolk’s Arnold Allen is set for his biggest fight yet in the world-famous UFC when he squares off with former title challenger Gilbert Melendez.

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In his latest Flying Knee column, Mark Heath catches up with MMA veteran Windy Miller for his views on the future of the sport – and the young Suffolk fighters he’s taking to the amateur World Championships.

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In his latest Flying Knee column, Mark Heath looks at the incredible few months of big-time boxing and MMA shows we have to look forward to in the region.

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Two of the region’s best mixed martial artists have signed multi-fight deals with Europe’s premier promotion.

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Suffolk’s Joe Le Maire is preparing to counter superior size and strength with Thai trickery in the biggest fight of his career so far at the O2 this Saturday.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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...

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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....

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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.

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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.

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