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Suffolk’s UFC superstar Arnold Allen believes he’s only three wins from a title shot – and he’s planning to pick apart another icon of the sport in his next fight.

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East Anglian promotion Contenders is aiming to be the first sports event in the UK to welcome back a live crowd when they put on two drive-in fight shows in a week in August.

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Suffolk’s Fabio Wardley will finally meet Simon Vallily for the English heavyweight title on August 1 as part of week one of promoter Eddie Hearn’s new Fight Camp, it has been revealed.

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The region’s first MMA world champion, James Webb, is taking aim at both the top of the fight game and the business world as he prepares to launch his first venture, offering a treatment which helped him recover from the rigours of training as an elite athlete. Mark Heath spoke to him...

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The date and location may have changed, but Suffolk heavyweight Fabio Wardley insists the result will remain the same when he finally squares off with Simon Vallily for the English title in July.

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MMA star Steve Aimable says he’s not worried about fighting amid the coronavirus pandemic this Friday – as long as panic buying doesn’t limit his choice of celebratory biscuits post-battle!

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Ipswich boxer Fabio Wardley is expecting the toughest test of his career when he fights Simon Vallily for the English heavyweight title in April - but he has no doubt that he will leave the ring with his hand raised.

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Jahreau Shepherd put on the best performance of his career to lift the welterweight title in the main event of an extraordinary night of fights at Contenders 29.

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Ambitious promotion Contenders hold their last Norwich show this weekend before crossing the pond for an historic event in Florida in April - and they’re leaving the UK with a bang! Mark Heath previews Contenders 29, which boasts one of the best cards the region has ever seen.

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Suffolk’s Arnold Allen moved to 7-0 inside the UFC octagon with a hard-fought points win over gritty veteran Nik Lentz in North Carolina.

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Suffolk’s UFC superstar Arnold Allen believes he’ll be too fast for Nik Lentz when the pair clash this weekend – and says he matches up well with any of the world’s best featherweights.

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Rising Essex star Leigh Mitchell will headline a spectacular Cage Warriors Academy South East 25 card in Colchester in March.

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Jahreau Shepherd will meet Quinten DeVreught for the welterweight title in the main event of Contenders 29 next month – the culmination of the biggest and best card in the promotion’s history.

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Suffolk’s UFC superstar Arnold Allen will face veteran Nik Lentz as a late stand-in at UFC Raleigh next week after his original opponent Josh Emmett pulled out of the fight with an undisclosed injury.

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Hot prospect George Tanasa will bid to reclaim his crown in a spectacular four man-tournament for the amateur featherweight title at Cage Warriors Academy South East 25 in March.

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East Anglian MMA promotion Contenders will make history later this year when it crosses the Atlantic for a ground-breaking show in Florida aimed at showcasing the best of British, European and American talent.

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Fighters from this region have been making headlines at regional, national and international level again this year. Mark Heath hands out his third annual Flying Knee awards to the best of 2019.

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Suffolk’s Arnold Allen will look to extend his eight-fight winning run and move into the world’s top ten featherweight fighters when he squares off with dangerous puncher Josh Emmett in January.

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Stuart Austin underlined his credentials as one of the best heavyweights in the country with a dominant stoppage win over Yuri Andrey in the main event of Contenders 28 in Norwich.

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Colchester’s James Webb lost his middeweight title to Nathias Frederick in dramatic fashion in a bitter grudge match at Cage Warriors 111 tonight.

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Norfolk MMA star Scott Butters has announced his retirement from the sport after losing to Kingsley Crawford at Cage Warriors 111 at the O2 Arena this evening.

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Cage Warriors 111 at the 02 Arena on Friday could be the biggest night in East Anglian MMA history, with four of our fighters in action, including two in world title fights. Mark Heath tells their stories...

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Exciting Suffolk MMA prospect Jimmy Fell is now a two-promotion champion – and he’s taking aim at a step up to the full Cage Warriors show for his next fight on the path to turning profesional.

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Essex MMA talent Leigh Mitchell says he feels like he’s heading to the ‘next step’ after securing his first professional win in spectacular style at Cage Warriors Academy South East 24 in Colchester.

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One of the biggest mixed martial events of the year in this region will be held in Colchester this Saturday. Mark Heath previews a mouth-watering night of fight action at Cage Warriors Academy South East 24.

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Richard Mearns scored the biggest win of his career so far with a second round submission of hometown hero Scott Butters at Contenders 27 in Norwich.

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Norfolk’s Scott Butters has the biggest fight of his career at the stacked Contenders 27 event this weekend. Mark Heath catches up with him, and previews the much-anticipated show, which will be shown live across the world on PPV.

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It’s a position she’s used to. The ‘away’ fighter, brought in to face a hometown favourite, up a weight class, expected to lose. But Kerry Hughes believes Leah McCourt has made a serious error of judgement in picking her as a foe for this Friday’s Bellator 227 in Dublin.

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When Corrin Eaton decided to walk away from MMA last year, he said he’d fallen out of love with the sport. Now, it’s love that’s bringing him back.

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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.

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